Flights to Wellington

Whether you’re jumping across the ditch or booking your flights to Wellington from somewhere else, you can expect to be greeted by a vibrant city with great restaurants, excellent beer, superb galleries… and quite often a blustery wind.

What to know before you fly to Wellington?

Flights to Wellington from Sydney take around three hours, with flights departing from Australia’s capital cities daily. If you’re planning a trip, remember to pack a warm jacket no matter what time of year you’ll be there. Summer temperatures will reach 20 degrees Celsius and winters are chilly with averages below 8 degrees.

Pick up a Metlink card when you get there, which will make it easy to find your way around on public transport, and because the city is so compact, taxi fares are always reasonable. English and Maori are the official languages of New Zealand.

Airports in Wellington

Flights from Australia to Wellington will arrive at Wellington International Airport (WLG) which services New Zealand’s capital city. It is the third busiest airport in the country after Auckland airport and Christchurch airport and is located 8km southeast of downtown Wellington in the suburb of Rongotai. A taxi between Wellington Airport and the city can cost between NZ$30 and NZ$40.