Cheap flights from Wellington to South Island

WLG — CHC
17 Aug — 24 Aug1
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How far in advance should I book a flight from Wellington to South Island?

To save on the cost of your flight from Wellington to South Island, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 62% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $184 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $213.

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

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to South Island from Wellington. Prices for September average $165 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $92. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April. Opting for a September flight can save you 68% on your journey compared to booking in April

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

When flying from Wellington to South Island, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Wellington to South Island in August, September 2022

The best prices found for WLG to South Island flights in August, September
16 Aug - 23 Aug
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$100

Jetstar

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Deal found 11/8/22

20 Sep - 6 Dec
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$111

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

17 Sep - 20 Sep
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$114

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Wellington to South Island 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to South Island from Wellington found for this year
16 Aug - 23 Aug
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$100

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

20 Sep - 6 Dec
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$111

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

17 Sep - 20 Sep
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$114

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Wellington to South Island

20 Sep - 6 Dec
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$111

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

17 Sep - 20 Sep
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$114

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

20 Sep - 5 Dec
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$117

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Wellington to South Island

19 Aug - 21 Aug
WLG

Wellington

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 45m
NSN

Nelson

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 35m
$154

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

25 Sep - 5 Dec
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 00m
$163

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

21 Sep - 20 Apr
WLG

Wellington

DUD

Dunedin

Nonstop

1h 20m
DUD

Dunedin

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 15m
$179

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Direct flights to South Island from Wellington

Save time with Wellington to South Island direct flight deals
20 Sep - 6 Dec
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$111

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

17 Sep - 20 Sep
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$114

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

20 Sep - 5 Dec
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$117

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Last-minute flights from Wellington to South Island

Late deals on return flights to South Island from Wellington, departing today and this week
18 Aug - 20 Aug
WLG

Wellington

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 45m
NSN

Nelson

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 35m
$142

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

19 Aug - 21 Aug
WLG

Wellington

NSN

Nelson

Nonstop

0h 45m
NSN

Nelson

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 35m
$154

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

22 Aug - 23 Aug
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 55m
CHC

Christchurch

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

0h 50m
$170

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

One-way flights to South Island from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to South Island
22 Nov
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$42

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

21 Sep
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$45

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

3 Dec
WLG

Wellington

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

0h 50m
$47

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Wellington to South Island flights.

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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to South Island for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $111, but on average you can expect to pay $131.

Are there direct flights from Wellington to South Island for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Wellington to South Island under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Wellington to South Island is less than $131.

Are there last-minute flights available from Wellington to South Island for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Wellington to South Island within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Wellington to South Island flight route?

This flight path from Wellington to South Island was viewed by 2,592 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $42 on Jetstar. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Air New Zealand from $59 and Sounds Air from $79 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Wellington to South Island?

Most travellers choose Wellington - Queenstown Intl, Wellington - Christchurch or Wellington - Dunedin when deciding on the best route from Wellington to South Island.

What are the most reliable airlines from Wellington to South Island?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Wellington to South Island are Singapore Airlines (84%), Etihad Airways (78%) and Air New Zealand (71%).

What are the cheapest flights from Wellington to South Island?

The cheapest flight price from Wellington to South Island is $68. On average you can expect to pay $196. The most popular route, (Wellington - Queenstown Intl), can usually be booked for $215.

Alternative routes for Wellington to South Island

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Destination points for flights from Wellington to South Island

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Top 4 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$73Average$163FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$94Average$197FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Sounds AirCheapest$113Average$245FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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OriginairCheapest$134Average$241FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Wellington to South Island

See what time of day planes typically take off from Wellington to South Island
4%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
38%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
47%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
11%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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