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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 (AKL) to Wellington (WLG)

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to WLG flight in 2021: compare Auckland to Wellington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Wellington.
AKL - WLG
Price
$115 - $279
WLG
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
WLG
Precipitation
16 - 50 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

$115

From Auckland Intl to Wellington

One-way from

$48

One-way flight from Auckland Intl to Wellington

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 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 $171.

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 $162 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $92. 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 September, October 2021

The best prices found for AKL to WLG flights in September, October
22 Oct - 25 Oct
$112pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Oct - 25 Oct
$122pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
22 Oct - 25 Oct
$132pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland Intl to Wellington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington from Auckland found for this year
29 Dec - 3 Jan
$74pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
29 Dec - 2 Jan
$78pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
13 Dec - 20 Dec
$81pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to Wellington from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to Wellington direct flight deals
29 Dec - 2 Jan
$78pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
13 Dec - 20 Dec
$81pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
29 Dec - 2 Jan
$88pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Wellington

Late deals on return flights to Wellington from Auckland, departing today and this week
23 Sep - 24 Sep
$187pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
25 Sep - 28 Sep
$197pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$208pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Wellington from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Wellington
01:00 - 02:05
Jetstar
Direct
1h 05m
AKL - WLG
Jetstar
$48
mytrip.com
15:30 - 16:35
Jetstar
Direct
1h 05m
AKL - WLG
Jetstar
$57
mytrip.com
10:15 - 11:20
Air New Zealand
Direct
1h 05m
AKL - WLG
Air New Zealand
$67
Jettzy (NZ)

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Auckland</span> to <span class="emphasized">Wellington</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

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 13 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 $74, but on average you can expect to pay $147.

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

Cheapflights has 12 direct flights from Auckland to Wellington under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Wellington is less than $139.

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

There are currently 14+ open flights from Auckland to Wellington within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Wellington?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this Auckland to Wellington flight route?

The Auckland Intl to Wellington flight path was viewed by 16,762 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Per day, 17 flights depart from Auckland to Wellington on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 12% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 29% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 47% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 12% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Auckland to Wellington?

Jetstar and Air New Zealand can get you from Auckland to Wellington in just under 1h 05m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 25m. Airlines will cover a distance of 481 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Auckland to Wellington return?

Currently priced at $74, Jetstar will fly you from Auckland to Wellington and back. In addition to Jetstar, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Air New Zealand for as low as $159. You may be able to fly from Auckland to Wellington for 54% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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.

Alternative routes for Auckland to Wellington

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

Destination information for Wellington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Auckland to Wellington.
Flight duration from AKL to WLG
1h 06m
Average temperature for September in Wellington
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Wellington
23.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Wellington

Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Wellington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Auckland towards Wellington.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 39% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 28% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 21% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 12% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
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Weekly flight availability
from Auckland to Wellington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Auckland to Wellington.
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
13 daily flights
Wednesday
18 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
15 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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