Cheap flights from Auckland to Wellington

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The best prices from Auckland Intl to Wellington are usually found in April or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Auckland to Wellington

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to WLG flight in 2022: compare Auckland to Wellington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Wellington.

AKL - WLG

Price

$81 - $197

WLG

Temperature

9 - 17 °C

WLG

Precipitation

70 - 130 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 42% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$121

From Auckland Intl to Wellington

One-way from

$112

One-way flight from Auckland Intl to Wellington

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Auckland to Wellington?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Wellington. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 83% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Auckland to Wellington within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $181.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Wellington from Auckland. Prices for April average $171 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $97. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a April flight can save you 72% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Wellington (AKL - WLG)?

It’s optimal to fly from Auckland to Wellington at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 20% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Wellington in January, February 2022

The best prices found for AKL to WLG flights in January, February
5 Feb - 9 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
$66

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

24 Feb - 26 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
$70

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

6 Feb - 9 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
$84

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

Auckland to Wellington 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington from Auckland found for this year
5 Feb - 9 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
$66

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

24 Feb - 26 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
$70

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

6 Feb - 9 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
$84

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

Direct flights to Wellington from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to Wellington direct flight deals
24 Feb - 26 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
$70

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

6 Feb - 9 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
$84

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

9 Feb - 12 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
$91

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Wellington

Late deals on return flights to Wellington from Auckland, departing today and this week
5 Feb - 9 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
$66

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

6 Feb - 9 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
$84

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

2 Feb - 6 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
WLG

Wellington

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 05m
$91

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

One-way flights to Wellington from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Wellington
20 Jun
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
$27

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

12 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
$31

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

23 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 05m
$36

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Auckland to Wellington flights.

Cheap, short and frequent – a flight from Auckland to Wellington is one of the easiest domestic journeys in New Zealand. That’s because you’re only hopping to the south edge of North Island.

The spectacular scenery and small-town feel of the capital reel in almost 1.5 million New Zealanders every year. It’s also home to hilly Victorian neighbourhoods and iconic cable cars, along with a breezy waterfront and peninsula lighthouses.

How long is the flight from Auckland to Wellington?

Not long – just 1 hour 5 minutes direct.

Which airlines operate flights from Auckland to Wellington?

Air New Zealand and Jetstar offer direct Auckland to Wellington flights. You could also travel with Qantas Airways, but the flight is indirect.

How frequent are flights between Auckland and Wellington?

There are over 16 direct flights a day, so they depart almost every hour.

Which airports serve Auckland and Wellington?

All flights from Auckland to Wellington take off from Auckland Airport and land in Wellington International Airport.

Which direct flight route between Auckland and Wellington is cheapest?

It’s usually cheapest to hop on Auckland to Wellington flights that jet off in the early morning. National Geographic Traveller recently named Wellington as a city to watch. That’s easy to do – Wellington is extremely easy on the eye, plus cheap flights from Auckland to Wellington are easy to come by. A walkable centre of galleries, craft beer hangouts and trendy coffee shops hugs the harbour. And it’s all watched over by hilly suburbs stacked with colourful Victorian houses. With its compact layout and easy-going nature, you’ll soon forget that you’re exploring a capital city. Fancy a bird’s eye view? Hop aboard the scarlet cable car to Wellington Botanic Gardens or scale Mt Victoria Lookout.Use our smart search engine to find a choice of cheap flights from Auckland to Wellington.

What airports do I use to fly from Auckland to Wellington?

If you wish to fly to Wellington from Auckland, then you need to book flights from Auckland Intl to Wellington. There are 58 flights from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Wellington (WLG) per day to choose from. Flights to Wellington from Auckland Intl are available from 2 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 1h 05m is how long a nonstop flight from Auckland to Wellington typically takes.

Which airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Wellington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Jetstar and Air New Zealand are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Wellington for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $70, but on average you can expect to pay $186.

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

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from Auckland to Wellington under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Wellington is less than $106.

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

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

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Wellington?

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

How popular is this Auckland to Wellington flight route?

Within the past month, 16,762 users have taken a look at flights from Auckland Intl to Wellington.

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

Per day, 22 flights depart from Auckland to Wellington on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 5% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 32% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 45% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 18% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Auckland to Wellington?

Airlines like Jetstar and Air New Zealand fly from Auckland to Wellington in about 1h 05m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance between Auckland and Wellington is about 481 km. All flights are typically direct.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Auckland to Wellington round-trip?

Jetstar, at $70, was found to be the cheapest airline from Auckland to Wellington. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Air New Zealand. Users have found that Jetstar is 58% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most reliable airlines from Auckland to Wellington?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Auckland to Wellington on time: Asiana Airlines (100%), Thai Airways (100%), Turkish Airlines (100%).

What are the cheapest flights from Auckland to Wellington?

While on average a flight from Auckland to Wellington is generally $124, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $44. When looking at the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Wellington), you can expect to pay $70 for that flight.

What are the most eco-friendly airlines from Auckland to Wellington?

When looking at the most sustainable travel between Auckland and Wellington, one of the best airlines to choose from is Air New Zealand. They're committed to eco-friendly travel with a Sustainability Framework that is directly aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. They've also incorporated a Sustainability Advisory Panel with well-educated members who meet at least twice a year. Jetstar is another eco-friendly option for flights to Wellington from Auckland. Jetstar has committed to reducing its carbon footprint through the use of a Fly Carbon Neutral program that is designed to provide 100% of the contributions to purchase a variety of offsets bought from verified carbon offset projects from Australia and other parts of the world. Jetstar has also committed to reducing the amount of waste being sent to the landfill.

How can I fly more sustainably from Auckland to Wellington?

When thinking about ways to fly more sustainably to Wellington from Auckland, there are a range of things to keep in mind to reduce your carbon footprint. To start with, you'll want to fly during the daytime as this has proved to emit fewer carbon emissions. If you fly Business or First class, the carbon emissions tend to be up to four times higher than if you chose an Economy Class ticket. Low-cost airlines like Jetstar, with lighter planes and fewer ticket types are also a good option. Flying direct rather than taking flights with stopovers will also aid your sustainable travel. By avoiding additional stopovers, you'll remove the extra emissions that come with landing and take-off from your stopover destination. Packing lightly helps reduce emissions too, so consider lighter and less baggage to play your part.

Alternative routes for Auckland to Wellington

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

Top 2 airlines flying from Auckland to Wellington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland to Wellington choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$88
Average$176
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$101
Average$206
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Wellington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Auckland to Wellington
5%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
45%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
30%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
20%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Auckland to Wellington

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Auckland to Wellington
Sunday60daily flights
Monday65daily flights
Tuesday61daily flights
Wednesday65daily flights
Thursday52daily flights
Friday68daily flights
Saturday37daily flights