Cheap flights from Brisbane to Wellington

Flight information Brisbane to Wellington

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Average flight time, total distance 2513 kilometres

3h 25min


1 airport

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Direct flights from Brisbane Airport to Wellington

Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand are the two main airlines offering non-stop direct flights from Brisbane to Wellington, and they operate on a codeshare basis for this route. Other airlines offering non-direct flights with a stopover include Jetstar, Qantas, and Emirates (operated by Qantas and Jetstar).

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Brisbane Airport (BNE) information

Getting there

Brisbane Airport is easy to get to by road or rail. Driving to the airport from the city centre takes around 15 minutes, and both long and short term parking is available at the international and domestic terminals. Prices are cheapest when booked online in advance. You can also catch the Airtrain from Brisbane Central, which takes around 23 minutes, and costs $17.50 one way (early bird discounts are available if you book your Airtrain tickets online in advance).

Terminal information

Flights to Wellington from Brisbane will fly from the International terminal, which has a plethora of shops, restaurants and passenger services, free Wi-Fi, as well as more dining and outlet shopping at Skygate. Find out more about flying from Brisbane Airport.

Wellington International Airport (WLG) information

Getting there

Wellington International Airport is located around 7.2km by road from Wellington city centre, on New Zealand’s North Island. Buses and taxis are the main methods of transport to and from the airport, as there is no direct rail service connecting the airport with surrounding areas. The Airport Flyer bus (route 91) connects passengers from the airport to Wellington city centre. It departs from the airport approximately every 20 minutes and travels through the centre of Wellington. Free Wi-Fi is available on board, and the journey takes around 20 minutes. Alternatively, a taxi will cost around $35 NZD (around $33.40 AUD) from the airport to the city centre.

Hiring a car is also an excellent way to explore the region, and is easily available from all major car rental providers from Wellington Airport. You can also organise your own airport transfers online in advance of your arrival, in order to save time and get your adventure started as soon as possible.

Terminal information

Flights from Brisbane will arrive into Wellington’s single terminal building, which offers a range of shopping and dining options, as well as an airport conference centre, providing meeting room hire for those who need to conduct business on their trip. More information about flying to Wellington International Airport.

Time difference from Brisbane to Wellington

Wellington is two hours ahead of Brisbane during the months in which New Zealand does not observe daylight savings time (between the first Sunday of April and the last Sunday of September every year). Wellington is three hours ahead of Brisbane during daylight savings time in New Zealand. Brisbane does not observe daylight savings time at all throughout the year.


Temperatures in Wellington are in generally cooler than those in Brisbane, due to its lower latitude. Average highs are around 18-20°C in Wellington in summer, and 11-12°C in winter. Brisbane has much warmer summers and winters - tops of around 29-30°C in summer and 21-23°C in winter.

Expect to pay

The cost of an average inexpensive meal is approximately the same in Wellington as it is in Brisbane. However, alcohol, groceries and clothing tend to be slightly more expensive in Wellington than in Brisbane. Expect to pay around the equivalent of $4.50 AUD for a coffee.

Mode of payment

New Zealand uses the New Zealand dollar (NZD) as their official currency, and credit and debit cards are widely accepted by almost all merchants throughout Wellington.

Find out more information about flying to Wellington International Airport.

The above information is correct as of June 2016. Please check all travel details and costs closer to the time of your travel date.

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