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Flights to Wellington in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 13% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average priceC$ 1,488Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip fromC$ 1,803From Toronto to Wellington
One-way fromC$ 12One-way flight from Toronto to Wellington

Cheapest prices for Wellington flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Wellington found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
C$ 1,438
February
C$ 1,375
March
C$ 1,330
April
C$ 1,233
May
C$ 1,103
June
C$ 1,075
July
C$ 1,473
August
C$ 1,332
September
C$ 1,373
October
C$ 1,463
November
C$ 1,415
December
C$ 1,381
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Wellington is June. The most expensive month for flights is July. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Wellington?

Average Wellington flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
YTO - WLG
Price
C$ 1,075 - C$ 2,449
WLG
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
WLG
Rainfall
16 - 50 mm

Wellington is known for being windy, and the winds through the Cook Strait are persistent and often chilly. January and February are the warmest months with temperatures in the low 20s and is when most tourist flock on flights to Wellington to make the most of the warm weather. July and August are the coolest months with temperatures in the low single digits and low teens and this is the best time to search for cheap flights to Wellington. May to August also tend to be wet.

December to February is high season in Wellington and since 2000, visitors have been taking flights to Wellington to watch the popular sporting event that takes place annually in February, The Wellington Rugby Sevens. The streets of Wellington become a carnival of colour and see fans dressed in costumes on their way to the Westpac Stadium to support their teams.

The Toast Martinborough festival takes place in the Wairarapa region north of Wellington in November. Keep hold of your tasting glass, it’s the ticket into the ten vineyards that are taking part in the one-day winery crawl.

When is the best time to book a flight to Wellington?

Booking 57 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Wellington. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Wellington?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Wellington. Sunday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Wellington?

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your Wellington trip. A flight at noon will more often than not be of higher cost.

City overview

Wellington is the capital city of New Zealand and offers visitors bags of charm. The city is often ranked highly for providing a good standard of living for its inhabitants, it blends a city experience with the stunning New Zealand landscape. Its location is beautiful – perched on the edge of a harbour, surrounded by rolling green hills – at the southern tip of the North Island. Wellington has become a foodie city in recent years, its festivals attracting more and more visitors on flights to Wellington each year.

In 1865, Wellington replaced Auckland as the capital of New Zealand. Named in honour of Arthur Wellesley, the first Duke of Wellington, this capital city located at the tip of the Northern Island quickly became the heartbeat of the country.

Today, Wellington is New Zealand’s political centre. All government ministries, including Parliament and a plethora of foreign diplomats, are based here. But travellers booking flights to Wellington will experience more than a democracy; Wellington is considered the arts and culture capital of New Zealand. Home to New Zealand’s film and theatre industry, the city also hosts the “Te Papa Tongarewa” (the Museum of New Zealand), the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, the Royal New Zealand Ballet and the biennial International Festival of the Arts. Along with culture and art, the city also boasts a nightlife not to be missed.

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Getting around Wellington

Most of Wellington’s attractions can be reached on foot, but there is plenty of public transport too. Trolleys can take you around inside the city, as can bright yellow City Circular hop-on hop-off buses that stop at major attractions. You can take cable cars, ferries and the After Midnight Bus Service to a number of areas and Stagecoach buses reach out to the suburbs. Biking is a popular way to enjoy the scenery. With all the public transport options, you don’t really need a car unless you’re leaving the city.

Getting from the Airport to the City

Wellington International Airport (WLG) is situated 5 miles east of Wellington. Stagecoach Flyer bus, a shuttle service and taxis all go to the city centre from the airport.

 

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Wellington?

If you book a flight to Wellington, you will be flying into Wellington, which is the city’s only airport. Wellington (WLG) is located 5.3 km from the centre of Wellington.

Cheap flights to Wellington in June, July 2021

The best prices found for WLG flights for June, July
16 Jul - 20 Aug
C$ 2,315pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
23 Jun - 30 Jun
C$ 2,829pp
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Toronto Pearson Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
23 Jun - 30 Jun
C$ 3,737pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl

Wellington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington found for this year
6 Oct - 22 Oct
C$ 1,791pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
6 Oct - 22 Oct
C$ 1,801pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
6 Oct - 22 Oct
C$ 1,803pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl

Last minute flights to Wellington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Wellington, departing today and this week
23 Jun - 30 Jun
C$ 2,829pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
23 Jun - 30 Jun
C$ 3,737pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
22 Jun - 5 Jul
C$ 4,805pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl

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