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Cheap Flights from Wellington to Sydney, AU, Australia - WLG to SYD

Popular flights from Wellington to Sydney

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air New Zealand
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 25, 2016 May 31, 2016 NZD627
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 11, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 NZD610
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 25, 2016 Jun 3, 2016 NZD458
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 NZD458
Jun 19, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 NZD458
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 19, 2016 May 25, 2016 NZD517
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 3, 2016 NZD517
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 NZD517
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 NZD517
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 NZD517

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Wellington to Sydney (WLG to SYD)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Wellington to Sydney, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be NZD491.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Wellington to Sydney (WLG to SYD)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Wellington to Sydney based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Wellington to Sydney

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Wellington to Sydney should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days NZD639 NZD725
7-14 days NZD548 NZD660
14-21 days NZD517 NZD614
21-30 days NZD458 NZD609
30-60 days NZD458 NZD613
60-90 days NZD517 NZD591
90+ days NZD475 NZD610

Cheapest Day To Fly from Wellington to Sydney

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Wellington to Sydney.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
NZD517 NZD517 NZD458 NZD458 NZD517 NZD517 NZD458

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Wellington to Sydney

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Wellington to Sydney.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Wellington Sydney Qantas 5/25/16 6/3/16 0 NZD458
June Wellington Sydney Qantas 6/16/16 6/21/16 0 NZD458
July Wellington Sydney Virgin Australia 7/4/16 7/13/16 0 NZD517
August Wellington Sydney Qantas 8/4/16 8/8/16 0 NZD475
September Wellington Sydney Virgin Australia 9/7/16 9/21/16 0 NZD520
October Wellington Sydney Virgin Australia 10/3/16 10/9/16 0 NZD517
November Wellington Sydney Virgin Australia 11/25/16 11/28/16 0 NZD517
December Wellington Sydney Virgin Australia 12/7/16 12/12/16 0 NZD576

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Wellington to Sydney

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Wellington to Sydney.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
NZD647
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
NZD647
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
NZD576
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
NZD576 NZD587
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
NZD587

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Wellington to Sydney (WLG to SYD)

Your Wellington to Sydney flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Wellington to Sydney is NZD659.

The average price for non-stop flights from Wellington to Sydney is NZD551.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Wellington to Sydney.

Nonstop Flight Details from Wellington to Sydney
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air New Zealand 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 07:00 16:00
Qantas 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:25 15:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Wellington to Sydney (WLG to SYD)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Wellington to Sydney. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Wellington to Sydney is NZD230.

The average price for round trip flights from Wellington to Sydney is NZD577.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Christchurch to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia NZD429
Palmerston North to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD744
Napier - Hastings to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD657
Nelson to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD645
New Plymouth to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD629
Blenheim to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Taupo to Sydney Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Christchurch to Newcastle Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD880
Wellington to Canberra Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Christchurch to Canberra Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD798
Christchurch to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD424
Wellington to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD325
Christchurch to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD451
Wellington to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD411
Christchurch to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD432
Wellington to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD629
Napier - Hastings to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD759
Palmerston North to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD742
Nelson to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD738
Napier - Hastings to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD655
Palmerston North to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD655
New Plymouth to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD762
Nelson to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD756
New Plymouth to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD774
Christchurch to Coffs Harbour Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Blenheim to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Christchurch to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia NZD685
Wellington to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia NZD775
Blenheim to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD726
Palmerston North to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia NZD832

Airlines Flying from Wellington to Sydney (WLG to SYD)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Wellington to Sydney with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Wellington to Sydney.

Wellington to Sydney
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air New Zealand - X X X X X X X
Air New Zealand CHC X X X X X X X
Qantas - X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia BNE X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Wellington and Sydney, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Wellington to Sydney Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Wellington to Sydney?
Answer: The average Wellington to Sydney flight time is 3 hours and 45 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Wellington and Sydney?
Answer: The distance from Wellington to Sydney is 2227 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Wellington to Sydney?
Answer: There are 24 direct flights from Wellington to Sydney.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Wellington to Sydney?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 58% of the non-stop flights between Wellington and Sydney.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Wellington to Sydney?
Answer: Auckland, NZ
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