Cheap flights from Wellington to South Island

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Wellington (WLG) to South Island

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to CHC flight in 2021: compare Wellington to South Island flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in South Island.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Wellington to South Island?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 55 days in advance to save up to 94% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 55 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Wellington to South Island 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $201, or $260 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Wellington to South Island?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to South Island. Flights to South Island from Wellington in April are about $181 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $92.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wellington to South Island (WLG - zzEDG)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Wellington to South Island as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Wellington to South Island in September, October 2021

The best prices found for WLG to South Island flights in September, October
26 Sep - 27 Sep
$76pp
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
26 Oct - 26 Nov
$77pp
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$80pp
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington

Wellington to South Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Wellington found for this year
26 Sep - 27 Sep
$76pp
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
26 Oct - 26 Nov
$77pp
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$80pp
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington

Direct flights to South Island from Wellington

Save time with Wellington to South Island direct flight deals
26 Sep - 27 Sep
$76pp
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
26 Oct - 26 Nov
$77pp
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$80pp
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington

Last-minute flights from Wellington to South Island

Late deals on return flights to South Island from Wellington, departing today and this week
26 Sep - 27 Sep
$76pp
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$80pp
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
26 Sep - 27 Sep
$121pp
WLG
Wellington
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Direct
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington

One-way flights to South Island from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to South Island
14:15 - 14:45
Sounds Air
Direct
0h 30m
WLG - BHE
Sounds Air
$99
mytrip.com
04:20 - 05:45
Jetstar
Direct
1h 25m
WLG - ZQN
Jetstar
$144
Gotogate
07:20 - 16:25
Air New Zealand
3 stops
9h 05m
WLG - IVC
Air New Zealand
$266
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Wellington to South Island

What airport do you fly from for flights from Wellington to South Island?

Most people fly from Wellington (WLG) if they book a flight from Wellington to South Island. Wellington is conveniently located just 5.3 km from Wellington’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Wellington to South Island have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Sounds Air flying from Wellington to South Island have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Wellington to South Island for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to South Island for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $76, but on average you can expect to pay $111.

Are there direct flights from Wellington to South Island for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Wellington to South Island under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Wellington to South Island is less than $118.

Are there last-minute flights available from Wellington to South Island for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Wellington to South Island within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are direct flights available from Wellington to South Island?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Saturday.

How popular is this Wellington to South Island flight route?

Flights from Wellington to South Island have been viewed 3,994 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Wellington to South Island on average per day?

On average 16 flights depart from Wellington to South Island per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 25% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 38% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 38% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Wellington to South Island?

Airlines like Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Sounds Air fly from Wellington to South Island in about 30m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Airlines will cover a distance of 306 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Wellington to South Island one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $44. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air New Zealand and Sounds Air, as they are both options that can get you from Wellington to South Island for a low price.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Wellington to South Island.
Flight duration from WLG to South Island
1h 06m
Average temperature for September in South Island
13.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in South Island
208.0 mm

Airports servicing Wellington

Airports servicing

Kaikoura (KBZ)
Takaka (KTF)
Christchurch (CHC)
Timaru (TIU)
Dunedin (DUD)

Top 3 airlines flying from Wellington to South Island

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Wellington to South Island choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$51 $112 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$57 $177 No cancel fee 78%
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Sounds Air
$66 $246 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Sounds Air. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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