Flights from Wellington

Windy and wonderful Wellington is one of the best cities in New Zealand to fly from if you are seeking a bit of adventure. Type in ‘everywhere’ in the destination bar, and you will be surprised at how many options are available to you from this city’s airport. Discover the world from this small corner of New Zealand.


Zero in on the best price for your route by comparing and contrast the options in our search, whether you’re looking for cheap flights, direct ones, or want to include a couple of exciting stopovers.


Budget conscious travellers should use our calendar to search the month for the best days to travel for the lowest prices. Or if you need to fly within a shorter period, then try extending your flexibility by a few days on either side of your preferred dates for a chance at snagging a cheap flight.


Finding flights from Wellington Airport (WLG)


Wellington Airport (WLG) is one of the busiest aviation facilities in New Zealand, and is the major airport servicing the city. Located only 8km from downtown, the journey to and from the airport is quick and painless. Grab a taxi, book a shuttle, or catch the Airport Flyer Express bus to make your way to the terminals.


There are over 20 destinations offered around New Zealand, Australia and out to Oceania from Wellington Airport.


Air New Zealand handles almost every domestic flight from Wellington Airport, with some operated by Jetstar and Sounds Air. Qantas, Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines, and Virgin Australia cover the international routes.


Popular destinations from Wellington Airport


From Wellington, you can fly to lots of places within the beautiful islands of New Zealand. These flights can be from 30 minutes to an hour and a half, and you can explore much of the country by flying to destinations like the Garden City of Christchurch (CHC), in the South Island, or its more southerly neighbour Dunedin (DUD). You can also fly directly into one of the most beautiful towns in New Zealand -- Queenstown (ZQN), based at the foothills of the Remarkables. Or spend some time in the country’s slick capital of Auckland (AKL), where you can take a day trip to Waiheke Island.


There are also plenty of opportunities to cross the Tasman Sea and explore New Zealand’s friendly neighbour, Australia. With flights to beautiful Sydney (SYD), the culture capital of Melbourne (MEL), the glitzy resort of the Gold Coast (OOL), and the laidback, country charm of Brisbane (BNE).


If you’re set on sun, sea and sand, then fly to Nadi (NAN) in Fiji, where the islands of this country are a postcard come to life. Here you will find shelter under swaying palm trees, be able to lay back on white sandy shores, and feel the warm azure waters gently lap your feet.



Please note that information is correct as of October 2016

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.