In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Wellington for $41/person, which is 94% cheaper than the average flight to Wellington. To find the cheapest price to Wellington from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The month of April is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Wellington from United States, with most prices found around $1,145. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of April, then book flights to Wellington from United States during March instead. Flights to Wellington in March, while not as cheap as those in April, still average around $1,173.
The best time to book a flight to Wellington from United States is 32 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $1,398. Keep in mind that you might be able to find cheaper flights to Wellington at any time. In fact, our users found flights for as low as $979 in the past 72 hours.
According to our data, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly to Wellington from United States. The lowest ticket price found for a Thursday departure recently was $1,245. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. When flying out on a Friday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United States to Wellington for around $1,682.
According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Wellington is at noon. momondo users have found flights departing from United States to Wellington at noon for as low as $1,381. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying in the evening when prices are $1,833 on average. Flights to Wellington from United States in the evening are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travelers’ schedules.
When planning your flight to Wellington, it is important to be aware that some months are not as ideal as others. Specifically, the month of July could carry a higher chance of rain, as Wellington sees up to 5.1 inches or more. There are still things to do in Wellington even when it's raining, but be aware that rain is highly probable in the area. While in Wellington you will find Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa nearby which is a great museum to visit when you’re looking for things to do indoors. Many tourists kill time during rain and storms by going to shopping centers in the area, like Cuba Street Mall.
Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Wellington for January, February, and March, when they can visit Zealandia and enjoy all that the park has to offer.
Paraparaumu Airport, Picton Koromiko Airport, Blenheim Airport, Palmerston North Airport or Nelson Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Wellington.
You can find deals at Picton Koromiko Airport for $61pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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