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|Thu 30 Nov||
$366* ONE WAY
|Thu 30 Nov
Updated on 29 Nov
$366 ONE WAY
Route information for flights from Hamilton to Wellington
|Cheapest one-way price for the current month||from $366*|
|Cheapest one-way price over next 6 months||from $79*|
|Cheapest month||April 2024|
|Most expensive month||April 2024|
|Average flight time||55m|
When is the best time to visit Wellington?
The average daytime temperature during January and February is 21°C so if you’re looking for a good time to book flights from Hamilton to Wellington, consider the beginning of the year. Much like most parts of New Zealand, these tend to be the warmest months, which means it is also traditionally the most popular time of year with tourists. For warm sunny days and lounging around at Scorching Bay Beach, summer is the perfect time to book flights Hamilton to Wellington.
March is when autumn begins in New Zealand but the days are still generally warm and rain-free. The average daytime temperature in March is 19°C which makes it a great time of year to book flights from Hamilton to Wellington if you want to spend time outdoors sightseeing and exploring attractions like the Zealandia Ecosanctuary.
While temperatures tend to hover between 12°C and 14°C from June to August, events like the New Zealand International Film Festival, Beervana and Wellington Jazz Festival still make it worth booking Hamilton to Wellington flights. If you’re happy to pack a few extra layers and wrap up when you go out, winter can also sometimes be a good time to find cheap flights from Hamilton to Wellington.
The temperatures really start to pick up during spring in Wellington. By November, you can expect it to be nearly as warm as summer, though you still might encounter cloudy or rainy days from time to time. Some of the most popular events include the Spring Festival, Whitianga Scallop Festival, International Hobbit Day and the World of WearableArt Show.
Best things to do in Wellington on weekends
The Zealandia Ecosanctuary is approximately 11 kilometres from Wellington Airport (WLG) and 5 kilometres from the city centre. It is New Zealand’s first fully-fenced ecosanctuary and is home to dozens of rare and native wildlife. The sanctuary also operates night tours that give you the chance to see the incredibly rare Little Spotted Kiwi. In 2019, Time magazine named it as one of the 100 greatest places in the world so if you’re booking flights from Hamilton to Wellington, make sure you visit one of the city’s most popular attractions.
Film enthusiasts with Hamilton to Wellington flights will be well aware of the city’s reputation as the country’s capital of film. Weta Workshop is in Miramar, which is around 8 kilometres from the city centre, and gives you the chance to see props and models from the numerous films that the Weta crew have worked on, including Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Cuba Street is the cultural and social centre of Wellington where you’ll find everything from $5 tacos to Michelin star restaurants like Logan Brown. On Friday and Saturday nights, the street also does a night market which specialises in street food from all over the world.
Packing tips for Wellington
While New Zealand’s capital is situated in the country’s North Island - which is traditionally warmer - it’s worth packing a few extra layers when you book flights from Hamilton Airport (HLZ) to Wellington. The weather can still be a little chilly and windy at any time of the year.
A waterproof jacket
On average, February has the least amount of rain - approximately 5 days - while June, July and August get up to 10 days worth of it. To be on the safe side, it’s worth packing a waterproof jacket so that a few downpours do not interfere with your plans.
Wellington has several popular walking trails and hiking routes including the Mount Victoria loop and Pencarrow Head Lighthouse Trail. If you plan to do any of them it’s worth packing comfortable footwear or hiking boots.