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Cheap flights from Wellington to Sydney

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The best prices from Wellington to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in May or June, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Wellington (WLG) to Sydney (SYD)

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to SYD flight in 2021: compare Wellington to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
WLG - SYD
Price
$353 - $647
SYD
Temperature
11 - 22 °C
SYD
Precipitation
50 - 130 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Average price

$477

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

R353

From Wellington to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Wellington to Sydney?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Wednesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Wellington to Sydney?

To save on the cost of your flight from Wellington to Sydney, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 32% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $571 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $610.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Wellington to Sydney?

May can be a great time to fly to Sydney from Wellington with a flight ticket averaging about $454. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $276. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wellington to Sydney (WLG - SYD)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Wellington to Sydney in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 17% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Direct flights to Sydney from Wellington

Save time with Wellington to Sydney direct flight deals
7 Mar - 21 Mar
$1,443pp
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Flight FAQs

From Wellington to Sydney

Which airlines flying from Wellington to Sydney Kingsford Smith have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Wellington to Sydney Kingsford Smith have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, and Emirates are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air New Zealand with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Wellington to Sydney for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to Sydney for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just $1,410, but on average you can expect to pay $1,425.

Are there direct flights from Wellington to Sydney for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from Wellington to Sydney under $1,500. A good price for a direct flight from Wellington to Sydney is less than $1,443.

How popular is this Wellington to Sydney flight route?

Within the past month, 5,717 users have taken a look at flights from Wellington to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Wellington to Sydney return?

According to our current data, Qantas Airways ($1,410), offers the cheapest pricing from Wellington to Sydney.

What are the cheapest flights from Wellington to Sydney?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Wellington to Sydney? While on average our users pay $603, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $143. The most popular route (Wellington - Sydney Kingsford Smith), is priced around $623.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Wellington to Sydney?

Before booking your flight from Wellington to Sydney, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Emirates, Jetstar or Air New Zealand.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sydney, Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sydney from Wellington?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Wellington to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Most visitors from Wellington will not be allowed to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Wellington must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Wellington are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Do I need a test to fly back to Wellington from Sydney?

Returning to Wellington from Sydney Kingsford Smith

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Wellington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering Wellington.

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Alternative routes for Wellington to Sydney

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Wellington to Sydney.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.97
Flight duration from WLG to SYD
3h 25m
Average temperature for September in Sydney
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Sydney
124.0 mm

Airports servicing Wellington

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 6 airlines flying from Wellington to Sydney Kingsford Smith

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Wellington to Sydney 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
Singapore Airlines
$174 $332 No cancel fee 81%
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Jetstar
$224 $404 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$233 $522 No cancel fee 74%
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Emirates
$285 $490 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Australia
$289 $479 No cancel fee 80%
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Air New Zealand
$331 $520 No cancel fee 78%
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