Domestic destinations

We’re lucky to have everything we need right on our doorstep – be it jaw dropping scenery, pristine beaches, adrenaline-fueled activities or just great shopping.

You can currently fly to 19 destinations direct from Wellington Airport, making it easy to explore the special pockets of New Zealand.

Auckland

Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and most diverse city, offering great food, music, arts and culture.

Air New Zealand is currently running up to 65 weekly returns between Wellington and Auckland.

Jetstar is currently running up to 27 weekly returns between Wellington and Auckland.

Blenheim

Blenheim is the ideal base for those who want to explore Marlborough's local wine and food culture.

Air New Zealand is currently running up to 23 weekly returns between Wellington and Blenheim.

Sounds Air is currently flying to Blenheim 46 times a week.

Chatham Islands

The Chatham Islands are located 800km east of New Zealand offering you the holiday experience of a lifetime. Take a step back in time to how life used to be. Experience stunning scenery, cultural treasures, intriguing history, relaxed lifestyles, seafood bounties, a wide range of outdoors activities and a warm and friendly welcome.

Air Chathams is currently flying direct from Wellington to Chatham Island every Monday and Friday.

Christchurch

Christchurch is one of the world’s newest cities with a bustling hospitality scene, established green spaces and easy access to picturesque towns, zen-like retreats and thrill-seeking opportunities.

Air New Zealand is currently running up to 76 weekly returns between Wellington and Christchurch.

Jetstar is currently running up to 7 weekly returns between Wellington and Christchurch.

Dunedin

Dunedin is a city rich in heritage, renowned for its wildlife and distinctly quirky character. Discover an intriguing mix of vibrant urban culture, wildly beautiful places and exceptional local cuisine.

Air New Zealand is currently running up to 27 weekly returns between Wellington and Dunedin.

Gisborne

Gisborne is the first city to greet the sun first each morning and has a reputation for great food, wine and surf beaches.

Air New Zealand is currently running up to 12 weekly returns between Wellington and Gisborne.

Hamilton

Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest inland city with magnificent parks and gardens and a thriving cultural precinct.

Air New Zealand is currently running up to 30 weekly returns between Wellington and Hamilton.

Invercargill

Invercargill is one of the world’s most southern cities nestled amidst rich farmland and bordered by large areas of conservation land and marine reserves.

Air New Zealand is currently running up to 9 weekly returns between Wellington and Invercargill.

Kaikoura

Kaikoura is just a 50-minute flight away. Walk the Kaikoura Peninsula, whale watch or indulge in delicious locally caught crayfish in no time at all.

Air Kaikoura offers direct weekend flights between Wellington and Kaikoura.

Napier

Napier is known for street after street of stunning and beautifully-restored Art Deco buildings and also home to many fine wineries, fabulous restaurants, bars and cafes.

Air New Zealand is currently running up to 18 weekly returns between Wellington and Napier.

Nelson Tasman

Nelson Tasman is New Zealand’s sunniest region, with a remarkable combination of alpine and coastal landscapes and three national parks.

Air New Zealand is currently running up to 44 weekly returns between Wellington and Nelson.

Golden Bay Air is currently flying to Takaka on Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri and Sun each week.

Originair is currently flying to Nelson on Mon, Wed, Fri and Sun each week.

Sounds Air is currently running 19 flights a week between Wellington and Nelson.

New Plymouth

New Plymouth is your doorway to the Taranaki region. Visit art galleries, beautiful parks and gardens or pull on your hiking boots and explore Mount Taranaki.

Air New Zealand is currently running up to 19 weekly returns between Wellington and New Plymouth.

Rotorua

Rotorua is known for Māori culture, geothermal wonders, mountain biking, lakes and rivers and many fun activities.

Air New Zealand is currently running up to 20 weekly returns between Wellington and Rotorua.

PIcton

Picton is perfectly located to explore the majestic Marlborough Sounds and Marlborough’s diverse landscape.

Sounds Air is currently running 22 flights a week between Wellington and Picton.

Queenstown

Queenstown is one of New Zealand’s most exciting destinations, giving you the opportunity to indulge your inner explorer or simply relax and enjoy the finer things in life.

Air New Zealand is currently running up to 28 weekly returns between Wellington and Queenstown.

Jetstar will begin running flights between Wellington and Queenstown from August 2020.

Taupo

Taupo is world famous for its trout fishing and home to the largest freshwater lake in Australasia as well as the most visited and photographed natural attraction in New Zealand, the Huka Falls.

Sounds Air is currently running 15 flights a week between Wellington and Taupo.

Tauranga

Tauranga is nestled on the east coast of the North Island, home to idyllic, friendly towns and cities spread along 125km of pristine white sand beaches.

Air New Zealand is currently running up to 28 weekly returns between Wellington and Tauranga.

Timaru

Timaru is the perfect base to take in jaw-dropping landscapes of New Zealand’s central South Island.

Air New Zealand is currently running up to 14 weekly returns between Wellington and Timaru.

Westport

Westport is dominated by lush native bush, lakes, rivers and rugged coastline, the perfect place for scenic walks, amazing adventures and relaxation.

Sounds Air is currently running 15 flights a week between Wellington and Westport.

For any questions about flight schedules, please contact the airlines directly.