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Wellington to London flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Wellington and London take, on average, 26 h and 26 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Wellington with London found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High seasonAccording to search data from our customers, December is the busiest time to fly from Wellington to London
Best time to bookAccording to real data August is the most popular time to book a flight to London when departing from Wellington

Cheap last minute flights to London

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Departure Wed, 26 Jan Return Sun, 30 Jan
WLG Wellington
LON London
return from £1,074
Departure Tue, 08 Feb Return Wed, 09 Feb
WLG Wellington
LON London
return from £1,200
Flight route information
London, the capital city of England, offers its visitors historical revolutions and spectacular attractions.
Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 20% more expensive in London than in Wellington.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 60% more expensive in London than in Wellington.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 60% more expensive in London than in Wellington.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 29% more expensive in London than in Wellington.

Wellington airports
  • ( Wellington International Airport (WLG)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
K Distance: 11690 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from Wellington

Wellington attracts tourists looking for incredible travel experiences. Wellington is located at the southern end of the North Island and it is a flourishing city with an amazing sense of charm that typifies New Zealand. The city's possibilities are boundless, as it remains a favourite destination among those who love its multicultural atmosphere.

Wellington has a massive art scene with a great deal of liveliness. The city is situated between the undulating green hills and a glittering harbour. The capital city is recognized for its cultural heritage, arts and natural beauty. Flights from Wellington to London are handled by Wellington Airport, the major airport serving the city.

Getting to Wellington airport

Wellington London flights are offered by Cathay Pacific, Air New Zealand, British Airways and Air Canada. The journey takes over 24 hours depending on the airline carrier. Wellington International Airport is located 8km southeast of downtown Wellington in the suburb of Rongo.

The airport is easily reachable from the city centre. Upon arrival, you should expect a smooth transfer from Wellington Airport to the city centre or your location. You can opt for a taxi ride from the city to the airport. The taxi journey usually takes up to 40 minutes, depending on the traffic. Other means of transport to the airport is the airport flyer and shuttle bus.

Arriving to London

London is one of the most visited destinations in England. The metropolitan city features amazing attractions, adventurous activities, pulsating nightlife, arts and culture and, of course, great shopping. The city is steeped in history and culture and has impressive historical attractions where you can discover and experience the cultural heritage the city offers.

Visit Buckingham Palace, the National Gallery, the British Museum, Tower of London and many more, for a unique experience of London's historical scene. The city is truly a shopping paradise, with a large number of luxury stores all over London streets. The capital city also boasts other stunning attractions, numerous pubs and restaurants, park and gardens.

How to get to the city centre

Flights to London from Wellington land at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) which is the largest and busiest airport in England. London Heathrow is located just 24km west of London's city centre and is easily accessible from every angle of the city. Heathrow Airport has five terminals which are well-equipped with modern facilities.

Upon your arrival at London Heathrow, you can opt for Heathrow Connect or Heathrow Express services from the airport terminal to central London. Alternatively, you can take the Underground from Heathrow terminal stations on the Piccadilly Line to London. Taxis and car rental services are also available at the airports.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Wellington to London

😷 Is it safe to travel from Wellington to London during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United Kingdom may apply when travelling from Wellington. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Wellington to London at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Wellington to London is 1074£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is London expensive to visit compared to Wellington?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in London costs an average of 3.00 GBP, 60% more expensive than Wellington, with a fare of 1.87 GBP, while train tickets costs 23% more in London: 2.60 GBP against 2.12 GBP in Wellington. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in London, 59% more than the 9.46 GBP in Wellington. The price of the coffee is around 29% more expensive in London, with an average of 3.08 GBP , while in Wellington the coffee costs 2.38 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Wellington to London?
The most popular months to book a trip from Wellington to London are August, January and February, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Wellington to London?
The best time of the year to go to London when flying from Wellington depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to London from Wellington in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, October, November and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Wellington -  London.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Wellington to London?
The total flight time between Wellington and London is of around 02:26 hours on average, considering an average distance of 19,378 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in London compared to Wellington?
While in Wellington the temperatures can reach an average of 22.98 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,London's temperatures can go up to 29.01 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.09 ºC in London, compared to the 2.7 ºC average degrees reported in Wellington. During the winter period, Wellington can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while London have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Wellington to London are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Wellington to London are:
  • Emirates, stoping in Dubai for 65 minutes minimun.
  • Emirates, with 110 minutes scale in Auckland.
  • Emirates, with 110 minutes scale in Auckland.
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