Travel to Wellington, New Zealand: Quick Facts

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PASSPORT VALIDITY

Three months beyond the planned date of departure

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TOURIST VISA REQ

Yes

VACCINATIONS REQUIRED

Covid-19

CURRENCY FOR ENTRY

(NZD) $10,000 or more in cash

CURRENCY FOR EXIT

None

Wellington Tourism by Season

High

January to Mid-March

Rainfall: 0.79” (20mm) to 1.02” (26 mm)

Temperature: 65.3°F (18.5°C) to 64°F (17.8 °C)

Shoulder

April to Mid-May

Rainfall: 1.46” (37 mm) to 1.3” (33 mm)

Temperature: 60.4°F (15.77°C) to 53.2°F (11.77 °C)

Low

Mid-Aug to December

Rainfall: 1.38” (35 mm) to 1.46” (37 mm)

Temperature: 53.2°F (11.77°C) to 63.0°F (17.22°C)

Worst

Mid-May to July

Rainfall: 1.3” (33 mm) to 1.73” (44 mm)

Temperature: 57.4°F (14.11°C) to 52.5°F (11.39 °C)

Airlines Flying to Wellington

Emirates, Qantas Airways, American Airlines, United Airlines

Emirates, Qantas Airways, American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Fiji Airways

Emirates

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Economy

  • Seat pitch: 30 inches (approx.)
  • Seat width: 16.3 inches (approx.)
  • Seat Type: Standard
Pre-Economy

  • Seat pitch: 30 to 38 inches
  • Seat width: 16.3 to 18.6 inches
  • Seat type: Standard
Business

  • Seat pitch: 37 to 38 inches
  • Seat width: 19 to 21 inches
  • Seat type: Recliner

 

First

  • Seat pitch: 76 to 78 inches
  • Seat width: 19 to 22 inches
  • Seat type: Open suite/Flat bed

 

No airlines operate nonstop flights from the USA to Wellington, NZL. The airlines take a halt at their hub airport. For example, Emirates Airlines has its hub at Dubai International Airport. There could be more than one connection. On many of the flight routes, New Zealand’s Auckland Airport serves as a connection.

Airports in Wellington

Wellington Airport

Airport Code: WLG

About the Airport: It’s an international airport located in the suburb of Rongotai in Wellington 3.4 miles or 5.5 km south-east from the city center. It is a hub for Air New Zealand and its subsidiaries.

If you have multiple airport choices to depart from, compare fare, baggage allowances and other details with different airlines to save more on your airline ticket purchase.

Flight to Wellington from the USA: Distance and Time

Flight Flight Distance Flight Time
Los Angeles to Wellington 6,694 miles/10,773 km 13 hours 53 minutes
San Francisco to Wellington 6,725 miles/10,823 km 13 hours 57 minutes
Salt Lake City to Wellington 7,276 miles/11,709 km 15 hours 03 minutes
Minneapolis to Wellington 8,209 miles/13,212 km 16 hours 55 minutes
Dallas to Wellington 7,576 miles/12,193 km 15 hours 39 minutes
Atlanta to Wellington 8,206 miles/13,206 km 16 hours 55 minutes

If the flight distance and time from your city or nearest airport to Wellington is not mentioned above, our experts can help you. Mind the time zone difference between your departure and arrival destination. Booking a redeye flight to Wellington could be a good idea to save more on your ticket.

Flights to Wellington: FAQs

Are commercial flights operating to Wellington?

Yes. International commercial flights are operating to New Zealand.

What airlines fly nonstop to Wellington?

Currently, no airlines operate nonstop flights to Wellington.  Most of the flights are either one-stop or two-stop. The stopover or connection can happen in the USA, New Zealand or in a third country depending upon the airline’s hub.

Which is the cheapest airline to fly to Wellington?

Though no low-cost carriers operate flights from USA to New Zealand, you can make the most of the competitive airfares as a number of airline choices is available. Compare airfare, fare rules and baggage allowances before you confirm your flight reservation.

Which is the best time to get cheap flights to Wellington?

Book your flight tickets in advance, at least 21 days before the date of departure. The airfare also fluctuates by season, week of the day, and travel time. Keep all factors in mind to book cheap plane tickets to Wellington.

Do I need a negative Covid-19 (RT-PCR) certificate to enter New Zealand?

Yes. Evidence of a negative Covid-19 result can be from either of the following tests:

 

PCR test: taken within 48 hours of boarding international flight to New Zealand

Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) or LAMP tests: taken within 24 hours of boarding flight to New Zealand (please note that RATs can also be known as lateral-flow tests (LFTs), lateral flow devices (LFDs), and Antigen Rapid Tests (ARTs).