In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Wellington for $46/person, which is 96% 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 cheapest month to fly to Wellington from United States is in May. Flight prices, which tend to average around $1,183, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of May, then book flights to Wellington from United States during March instead. Flights to Wellington in March, while not as cheap as those in May, still average around $1,208.
Most flyers found that booking tickets 60 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Wellington. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $1,418. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United States for as low as $831.
On average, the least expensive day to fly to Wellington from United States is on a Tuesday. momondo users have found tickets for Tuesday departures for as low as $1,243. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. Flights from United States to Wellington on a Friday will generally be more expensive and average around $1,626. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.
At noon is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Wellington when you can find flight prices for as low as $1,225. Flying to Wellington at noon is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Try not to purchase tickets in the evening because they tend to be around $1,569. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.
If you are planning a flight to Wellington and are looking to avoid the rain, you should avoid traveling during the month of July. This month will typically see 5.1 inches or more of rain, meaning that rain is likely. If you do run into rain while in Wellington, there are still things to do and ways to enjoy your trip. 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 Palmerston North Airport for $972pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Currently, New Zealand travel restrictions include travel to Wellington. New Zealand has restricted entry to all travelers who are not New Zealand nationals (Cook Islands, Niue, Tokelau) or permanent residents, with a few limited exceptions. The following people should seek approval from Immigration New Zealand (INZ) using the limited exceptions process: Partners, dependent children (aged 24 years and under) and legal guardians of New Zealand citizens and residents. Australian citizens and permanent residents who normally live in New Zealand Essential health workers Other essential workers who are specifically agreed to by the New Zealand Government (see here for specific details) Samoan and Tongan citizens making essential travel New Zealand-based partners and dependent children (aged 19 years and under) of a work or student visa holder who is in New Zealand Critical humanitarian travel Maritime crew All of the above travelers will be subject to mandatory isolation at a government facility for 14 days upon arrival unless they’re airline crew members or people transiting through. Travelers may only transit New Zealand if they’re Australian nationals or residents on their way to Australia, or they have government approval. From June 19, transit will be open to all Cook Islanders and Cook Islands Permit Holders who have been present in New Zealand for at least 30 days and whose main purpose of travel is to return home, or to take up or resume employment. If you are planning to travel to Wellington at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.