Cheap flights from Perth to Wellington

Flight information Perth to Wellington

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Average flight time, total distance 5257 kilometres

8h 5min

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Air New Zealand


1 airport

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Direct flights from Perth to Wellington

While there currently aren’t any direct flights operating to the Wellington area from Perth, you will find numerous indirect airfares available on a regular basis. Some of the airlines which operate flights from Perth to Wellington are Jetstar, Qantas, Air New Zealand, Emirates and Virgin Australia.

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Perth Airport (PER) information

Getting there

Perth Airport, the airport that services the city and its surrounding region, is situated approximately 17km from the centre of the city. You can make your way to the airport in a taxi or a bus; by driving your own vehicle (you’ll find short-term and long-term parking available on site); or by utilising the regular Perth Airport Connect Shuttle.

Terminal information

On the day of your flight to Wellington from Perth, you will typically need to make your way to the international terminal at Perth Airport. Within this building you will find plenty of passenger services, including retail outlets, and cafes, bars and restaurants.

Your flight into Wellington will usually land at Wellington International Airport, the main airport servicing the city, but could also potentially take you to Paraparaumu Airport, officially called Kapiti Coast Airport, which is further afield from the centre of Wellington. Both airports have multiple eateries where you can pick up a drink, snack or meal, while the Wellington airport also has numerous shops to browse if you’d like to buy any last-minute items.

Wellington information

Time difference from Perth to Wellington

Wellington is on a different time zone to Perth, so you’ll need to wind your watch forward by four hours once you arrive in New Zealand.


New Zealand’s capital is pleasant to visit all year round, but does have quite cool temperatures, and quite a bit of rainfall, during the winter months. You will typically have to pack warmer clothing for a visit to the New Zealand city.

Expect to pay

Wellington’s cost of living is generally just a little lower than Perth. For example, the average cost of a regular cappuccino in Perth is $4.47; while in Wellington you’ll pay a tad less, about $4.16 on average.

Transportation to city centre

Taxis from Wellington Airport (which is about 8kms from the city centre, or a 20-minute drive) cost around $28, while cabs from Paraparaumu Airport cost considerably more because it is a 40-minute drive away – the smaller airport is situated about 55kms north of Wellington’s CBD. Alternatively, you may prefer to use other transport options, such as an airport transfer, a shuttle bus, or a rental car. Also note that Paraparaumu Airport is quite close to Paraparaumu rail station, which can be reached in a taxi from the terminal.

Mode of payment

Both credit cards and cash (the New Zealand dollar) are accepted forms of payment throughout the city of Wellington.

Want to learn more about flying into Wellington? If so, click here for further information.

Please note: all information is correct as of May 2016.

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