The cheapest times to fly from SLA to WLG are

  • February 26th to May 13th
  • May 28th to August 5th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SLA to WLG is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $4876 for Tuesday flights during early January, or as low as $1414 for Sunday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Wellington

Flying from Salta (SLA) to Wellington (WLG) will usually cost between $1414 to $2918 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $1415. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2954. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1539 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1836 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLA to WLG flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SLA to WLG route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

SLA to WLG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLA to WLG flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Salta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $903 (35%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1716. Return trip prices are from the WLG to SLA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SLA to WLG can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 36 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from SLA to WLG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Woodbourne Airport (BHE) in Blenheim

  • 50 miles (80 km) away from WLG
  • Usually 10.51% less expensive than WLG
  • Nonstop flights available

See SLA to BHE flights


Flight Hacking SLA to WLG

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SLA to WLG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Auckland (SLA > AKL > WLG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1599
  • Average savings: $238 (12.94%)

See SLA to BHE flights

Hack #2: Blenheim (SLA > BHE > WLG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1712
  • Average savings: $124 (6.75%)

See SLA to AKL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SLA to WLG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Air New Zealand, LATAM, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Wellington International Airport to Salta Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6455 miles or 10388 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SLA to WLG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLA to WLG flight is about 12 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Salta and Wellington?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from SLA to WLG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLA
Origination airport name Salta Airport
City Salta
Country Argentina
Latitude -24.9
Longitude -65.5

Return Airport

Destination code WLG
Destination airport name Wellington International Airport
City Wellington
Country New Zealand
Latitude -41.3
Longitude 174.8


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