Direct flights to Wellington

Wellington offers everything from interesting historic buildings to an impressive film industry. If you want to pay the capital of New Zealand a visit, you can find all airports that offer a direct flight to Wellington here.

Wellington International is a small to medium sized airport in New Zealand. In total there are 23 airports with direct flights to Wellington from 2 different countries and 3 U.S. states. The airport is a hub for Air New Zealand. You can easily reach Wellington with daily non-stop flights from 5 other major hubs like Auckland (Air New Zealand), Christchurch (Air New Zealand) and Sydney (Qantas).

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New Zealand’s capital and located on the south east coast of the North Island, Wellington is situated between a magnificent harbour and stunning hillside. With a superb selection of excellent restaurants, cafes and museums there’s no shortage of things to do in this dynamic and attractive city.

From backpackers to culture vultures, everyone will find a holiday in Wellington offers them something memorable. It is the second largest city in the country, the energetic centre for culture and arts, and is the entertainment, commercial and political capital of New Zealand, with an air of pronounced sophistication and vibrancy.

Book a direct flight to Wellington

The majority of the air traffic to Wellington is domestic, even though you can find some international airports that offer direct flights here. Check out the links below to see both domestic and international options.

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Wellington – from historic building to Lord of the Rings

To explore some of New Zealand’s heritage, Wellington has many historic buildings and museums to choose from. The national museum, Te Papa, with its striking waterfront skyline and engaging interactive displays, offers visitors a real insight into New Zealand’s culture and history.

As the country’s political capital, the city has many government buildings to offer too, with the Parliament Buildings, Library and Government House all worth a visit. For a great day out, you can take a cable car ride to the hilltop Botanic Gardens to admire the beautiful floral displays and magical city views.

Or why not take a relaxing cruise around the stunning coastline and harbour to soak up the fantastic vistas. A well-deserved coffee at one of the bustling waterfront cafes will finish your day off nicely. For the best beaches, head to the Eastbourne area, where Days Bay and Sunshine Bay are particularly popular with locals and visitors alike for a spot of sunbathing, swimming and surfing.

More recently, Wellington has become famed for its film industry, having been chosen to film a huge number of scenes from the Lord of the Rings film. There are many guided tours showing visitors around the Lord of the Rings locations.

Find a cheap flight to Wellington

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Why not use our flight comparison tool to browse and find cheap flights to Wellington. The cheapest flights to Wellington are likely to be found out of season avoiding the busiest times of year to travel such as during the school holidays.

Wellington climate – mild all year

Wellington's climate is mild, with plenty of wind. Summers are mild and sunny and winters are wet and mild. The average temperature in January and February (the two hottest months) is 61F and in July, the coldest month, the average temperature is 47F.

Major airlines with daily flights to Wellington
Daily flights with Air New Zealand
Daily flights with Qantas
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No, there are no directflights to Wellington from the US so you'll need to find a flight with connection instead.

There are 6 airlines with direct flights to Wellington. Jetstar, Air New Zealand and Sounds Air are the most popular ones.

2 big alliances are flying to Wellington. Star Alliance and Oneworld.

The IATA code is WLG and the ICAO code is NZWN.

You can fly daily from 5 different airports hubs to Wellington. Including Auckland & Christchurch with Air New Zealand and Sydney & Melbourne & Brisbane with Qantas.

Depends where you are flying from. It takes 3h 50min from Nadi (NAN) and 30min from Blenheim (BHE).

There is 1 airport in Wellington with scheduled flights, Wellington International, WLG.

It depends on where from and when you are flying. The average one-way ticket price according to our data is $162.
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