Cheap flights to Auckland

What's Auckland like?

Auckland is New Zealand's largest city and one of the most popular with tourists. The city is home to the Sky Tower, the tallest building in the Southern Hemisphere, a host of green parkland and some of the country's best restaurants.

If you've got a bit of time to spare, there's plenty just outside the city that's worth exploring too. The hot springs at Rotorua are easily visited in a day, as are the nearby vineyards and attractions like Tiritiri Matanga Island.

Which airlines fly to Auckland?

Almost all domestic flights to Auckland are offered by either Air New Zealand or Jetstar (or one of their subsidiaries).

If you're connecting to an international flight, there are many more options. Some of the most prominent flying into/out of Auckland are:

How long is the flight to Auckland?

Christchurch to Auckland

1 hour 20 minutes (direct)

Dunedin to Auckland

1 hour 45 minutes (direct)

Queenstown to Auckland

1 hour 50 minutes (direct)

Wellington to Auckland

1 hour 5 minutes (direct)

What is the best time to visit Auckland?

Although the summer has the best weather, you may find that accommodation is harder to come by. If you can avoid school holidays and travel in the shoulder seasons of spring and autumn, you'll still enjoy pleasant weather while things are less crowded.

Auckland is cooler than most of the country because of its northern location, and this is most pronounced in winter. This is also when it's rainiest.

How expensive is Auckland?

Although there isn't much difference, you might notice that Auckland is slightly more expensive than Christchurch, Wellington and most other cities in New Zealand.

Arriving in Auckland

When you arrive at Auckland Airport (AKL) you'll immediately have the chance to grab a coffee, visit a convenience store or use the toilets. Once you pass through the baggage reclaim section, you'll be presented with a wider choice of food and shopping outlets, as well as the airport's car hire options.

Auckland Airport is 21km from the CBD, which takes about 20 minutes in a taxi or 30 minutes by bus.

Useful tips about Auckland

Save money on public transport with an AT HOP card. Find out where you can get a card here .

Planning a short break? Read our guide to spending 48 hours in Auckland .

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Please note: all information is correct as of September, 2017.

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Airports near Auckland International

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Auckland: Auckland International.
Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Qantas, Air New Zealand, Sichuan Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Alliance Airlines and Virgin Australia all fly direct to Auckland International.
The cheapest month to fly to Auckland International is March.

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