Flights from Tauranga to Wellington

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Wellington Guide

What can you do in Wellington over the weekend?

Te Papa Museum

Te Papa is New Zealand’s national museum, and it’s a must-do while you’re in Wellington. The museum has a number of exhibits that showcase the art, history, and nature of New Zealand. Permanent exhibitions explore aspects like the native plants and animals of New Zealand, seismic activity, Maori culture, and the Treaty of Waitangi. Entrance to Te Papa is free but donations are welcome.

Cuba Street

Cuba Street is an eclectic pedestrian-only road in the centre of Wellington’s CBD. It’s known for its artistic vibes, especially street art and the unique Bucket Fountain. Cuba Street is the perfect place to head on a weekend as it has something for everyone – shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, and several art galleries. You can also tuck into some delicious street food at the Wellington Night Market, which sets up on Cuba Street on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Mount Victoria Lookout

Mount Victoria has one of the best views you’ll come across while holidaying on cheap flights from Tauranga to Wellington. It’s located just east of the CBD and peaks at 196 metres (643 feet) tall. You can make your way up to the Mount Victoria Lookout along several trails that originate in Oriental Bay. The trails aren’t too long, but some sections can be steep at times. Your efforts will be well-rewarded at the summit where you’ll be treated to a 360° view over Wellington and the Harbour.

What’s on in Wellington?

New Zealand Fringe Festival

One of the country’s largest art festivals heads to Wellington at the beginning of autumn. Shows and events showcase more than 1,100 different contemporary artists – some from New Zealand and some from overseas. Shows cover a wide variety of both visual and performing arts – comedy, theatre, dance, film, music, poetry, digital art, and more. Have a look at flights from Tauranga to Wellington in the first few weeks of March to attend the New Zealand Fringe Festival.

World of WearableArt

World of WearableArt is one of New Zealand’s most famous annual events. It’s a theatrical competition that combines art with fashion and attracts participants from more than 40 different countries. Designers create wearable art pieces in unique categories like architecture and the Elizabethan era. The show is held over three weeks and prizes are awarded to 33 of the top designs. Attend WOW by booking tickets to Wellington from Tauranga for the first half of October.


Wellington has an excellent craft beer scene. You can enjoy craft beer all year round, but the best time to taste the region’s brews is during Beervana. Book cheap flights to Wellington from Tauranga for mid-August to attend the two-day event. Around 70 craft brewers set up stalls where you can taste their different beers. You’ll find plenty of craft breweries from around the Wellington area, plus more from other parts of the country.

When is the best time to visit Wellington?

There are benefits to booking Tauranga to Wellington return flights during each season – it all depends what type of experience you’re after.

Summer is the high season and the most popular time of year to travel on Tauranga to Wellington flights. Daytime temperatures around 21°C make summer an excellent time for spending time outdoors and visiting the beaches near Wellington. Book your hotel early if you book tickets to Wellington from Tauranga in the summer as rooms can fill up fast.

Autumn and spring are the two shoulder seasons in Wellington. The pleasant weather makes both seasons excellent times to visit Wellington if you want to spend a lot of time outdoors but would prefer to avoid the large summer crowds. Expect daytime temperatures of about 14° to 17°C, with the possibility of rain increasing in the months close to winter. You can also take in bursts of colour while holidaying on cheap flights from Tauranga to Wellington during these seasons. There’s plenty of foliage in autumn, and the Wellington Botanic Garden is at its most beautiful during the spring months.

Are you looking for a budget getaway? Look at cheap flights to Wellington from Tauranga in the winter. Winter is the low season, so you can find excellent deals on hotels around the city. Temperatures are brisk, ranging from about 7° and 12°C with some rain and strong winds. The chilly and rainy days are excellent opportunities to enjoy Wellington’s indoor attractions like Te Papa, Wellington Museum, and Weta Cave.


How long is the flight from Tauranga to Wellington?

Direct flights from Tauranga to Wellington arrive in about an hour and 20 minutes.

How many flights are there a week from Tauranga to Wellington?

An average week has around 35 to 40 direct flights available from Tauranga into Wellington Airport (WLG). There are five to six direct flights on most days and three on most Sundays.

What airlines fly from Tauranga to Wellington?

Air New Zealand operates Tauranga to Wellington flights.