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Flights to Wellington in 2022

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, 15% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price£805Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from£1,003From London to Wellington
One-way from£8One-way flight from London to Wellington (WLG)

Cheap flights to Wellington in May, June 2022

The best prices found for WLG flights for May, June
26 May - 22 Nov
£956pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 22 Nov
£1,267pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 22 Nov
£1,269pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Wellington 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington found for this year
26 May - 22 Nov
£956pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Nov - 16 Mar
£1,003pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
20 Oct - 20 Nov
£1,007pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Last minute flights to Wellington

Late deals on return flights to Wellington, departing today and this week
26 May - 22 Nov
£956pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 22 Nov
£1,267pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 22 Nov
£1,269pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Wellington

Can I fly to Wellington from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Wellington

Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Wellington.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Wellington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Wellington.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.

Online Travel Declaration - Complete the Travel Declaration process to obtain a Travel Pass prior to arrival in New Zealand.


Can I fly back to United Kingdom from Wellington?

Returning to United Kingdom from Wellington

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Wellington are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Wellington are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Wellington?

The cheapest ticket to Wellington found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£1,271
February
£1,063
March
£1,109
April
£1,240
May
£1,242
June
£1,136
July
£1,379
August
£1,066
September
£1,097
October
£1,111
November
£1,181
December
£1,273
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Wellington is currently February; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Wellington Airport?

Average Wellington flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
LON - WLG
Price
£1,063 - £1,755
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 61 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?

The cheapest flights to Wellington are usually found when departing on a Monday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Saturday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Wellington?

To get the best value, try booking a flight at midday when visiting Wellington. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the afternoon as these tend to have higher demand.

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.

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.

Wellington airport overview

Wellington International Airport was upgraded in recent years, just in time for the New Zealand Rugby World Cup (2011). The airport is situated in the Rongotai suburb of Wellington, just 8km (5 miles) from central Wellington, and commands spectacular views of the surrounding hills as well as the Cook Strait, which separates the North and South Islands of New Zealand.

There are only three international carriers offering flights to Wellington International; however the airport is well-serviced by domestic carriers with many flights connecting the airport to both Christchurch and Auckland. Wellington International is well-connected to the rest of New Zealand and is well-serviced by a public bus connecting it to various parts of the city.

As the third-busiest airport in New Zealand, Wellington is a great airport to use when arriving in New Zealand, particularly for passengers wishing to avoid the rush and bother of Auckland after a long flight.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Wellington?

Most people fly into Wellington (WLG) if they book a flight to Wellington. Wellington is conveniently located just 3.3 mi from Wellington’s city centre.

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