Air Miles Calculator logo

How far is Wellington from Invercargill?

Distance between Invercargill (Invercargill Airport) and Wellington (Wellington International Airport) is 478 miles / 769 kilometers / 415 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Invercargill (IVC) to Wellington (WLG) is 629 miles / 1012 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 33 minutes.

Invercargill Airport – Wellington International Airport

Distance arrow
478
Miles
Distance arrow
769
Kilometers
Distance arrow
415
Nautical miles

Distance from Invercargill to Wellington

There are several ways to calculate distance from Invercargill to Wellington. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 477.583 miles
  • 768.595 kilometers
  • 415.008 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 477.184 miles
  • 767.953 kilometers
  • 414.662 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

How long does it take to fly from Invercargill to Wellington?

Estimated flight time from Invercargill Airport to Wellington International Airport is 1 hour 24 minutes.

What is the time difference between Invercargill and Wellington?

There is no time difference between Invercargill and Wellington.

Flight carbon footprint between Invercargill Airport (IVC) and Wellington International Airport (WLG)

On average flying from Invercargill to Wellington generates about 95 kg of CO2 per passenger, 95 kilograms is equal to 210 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Invercargill to Wellington

Shortest flight path between Invercargill Airport (IVC) and Wellington International Airport (WLG).

Airport information

Origin Invercargill Airport
City: Invercargill
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: IVC
ICAO Code: NZNV
Coordinates: 46°24′44″S, 168°18′46″E
Destination Wellington International Airport
City: Wellington
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: WLG
ICAO Code: NZWN
Coordinates: 41°19′37″S, 174°48′17″E

Airlines flying from Invercargill (IVC) to Wellington (WLG)

Air New Zealand