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Tips to know when travelling to Wellington

The distance between Sydney and Wellington is 2230 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Emirates, and Regional Express. Sydney and Wellington have 193 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Air New Zealand on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Sydney to Wellington

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Air New ZealandANZNZYesNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
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QantasQFAQFYesNo
EmiratesUAEEKNo0
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Regional ExpressRXAZLNoNo

New Zealand COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Sydney, SYD can enter New Zealand, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • No visa required
Forms and documents
  • No proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for New Zealand
  • Mandatory New Zealand Travel Declaration
  • Recommended travel insurance

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required
  • No quarantine is required
Visa requirements
  • No visa required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in New Zealand in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Sydney to Wellington?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Sydney and Wellington takes around 3.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Sydney and Wellington?
The flight distance between Sydney and Wellington is 2230 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Sydney and Wellington?
Several carriers operate flights between Sydney and Wellington. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Qantas, Emirates, Air New Zealand.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sydney?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sydney and Melbourne, Denpasar, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Manila, Hobart, Auckland, Bangkok, Cairns, New Delhi, Adelaide, Seoul, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Perth, Ballina, Kathmandu, Queenstown, London.
What are the most popular routes to and from Wellington?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Wellington and Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown, Melbourne, Nelson, Brisbane, London, Bangkok, Manila, Tauranga, Kuala Lumpur, Darwin, Ho Chi Minh City, Hamilton, Singapore, Dunedin, Hanoi, Gold Coast, Colombo, Perth.
Which airports are there in Sydney?
Sydney is mainly served by Sydney. But there are other airports nearby, including Rose Bay Seaplane Base, Sydney Bankstown Airport.
What airports are near Sydney?
The main airport in Sydney is Sydney. It is also served by Canberra, Newcastle, Orange, Illawarra Regional, Bathurst.
What airports are near Wellington?
The main airport in Wellington is Wellington International. It is also served by Wellington International, Whanganui Airport, Palmerston North, Kapiti Coast.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Sydney and Wellington?
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