The cheapest times to fly from SLC to WLG are

  • February 19th to March 25th
  • April 9th to June 17th
  • July 30th to October 7th

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 SLC to WLG is mid May. Prices can be as high as $3211 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $1170 for Monday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Wellington

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Wellington (WLG) will usually cost between $1280 to $2679 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1276. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2828. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1551 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1598 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to WLG flight.

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

SLC to WLG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to WLG flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to WLG, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SLC. Sundays 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 $349 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1607. Return trip prices are from the WLG to SLC 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 SLC 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 14 hour 6 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SLC 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 SLC to WLG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SLC > LAX > WLG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1191
  • Average savings: $407 (25.48%)

See SLC to LAX flights

Hack #2: Auckland (SLC > AKL > WLG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1257
  • Average savings: $341 (21.31%)

See SLC to AKL flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (SLC > SFO > WLG)

  • Price for both tickets: $1389
  • Average savings: $209 (13.05%)

See SLC to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Lufthansa, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Wellington International Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7288 miles or 11729 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to WLG flight is about 14 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Wellington?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 34 available flights from SLC to WLG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLC
Origination airport name Salt Lake City International Airport
City Salt Lake City, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -112

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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