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Flight information Auckland International to Brisbane

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 2298 kilometres

3h 35min

Most popular airline last month

Air New Zealand


1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Brisbane: Brisbane.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Auckland International to Brisbane is $366. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
3h 35min is the average flight time from Auckland International to Brisbane.
There are 7 airlines who fly direct from Auckland International to Brisbane.
As of October, there are 53 flights per week flying from Auckland International to Brisbane.

Which airlines fly from Auckland to Brisbane?

You can take non-stop flights from Auckland to Brisbane with 4 airlines. Compare airfare with:

When's the best time to book a flight to Brisbane?

Skyscanner's research has found that flights from New Zealand to Australia are around 7% cheaper if you book 26 weeks (roughly 6 months) ahead of your trip.

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Is there a time difference between Auckland and Brisbane?

Yes. Brisbane is 3 hours behind Auckland in the summer and 2 hours behind in the winter. Queensland doesn't change its clocks for daylight saving time.

What weather should you expect in Brisbane?

Brisbane is generally warmer than Auckland. Expect temperatures to be around 4°C higher on average.

Brisbane has dry winters and wet summers, when storms and heavy rain are common.

How expensive is Brisbane?

Everyday prices are a little higher in Brisbane. Expect to pay around NZ$1 more for fast food, 50c more for soft drinks and a greater difference when dining out.

Brisbane uses the Australian dollar.



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Departing from Auckland Airport

Auckland International Airport (AKL) has 2 terminals. For flights to Brisbane, you'll need the International Terminal. This is in a separate building to the Domestic Terminal.

After checking in on the left-hand side of the ground floor, departing passengers move upstairs for security screening, departure gates and the majority of dining and shopping options.

Frequent visitors to Auckland Airport may be interested in signing up for the Strata Club. Members can earn rewards when booking parking, making purchases and visiting the Emperor Lounge.

Brisbane Airport arrivals

Brisbane Airport (BNE) also has 2 terminals. Direct flights from Auckland land at the International Terminal.

After touching down, you'll go through border control and immigration. Once you pass into the arrivals hall, car hire desks can be found on the right-hand side, while an information desk, cafe and convenience store are on the left.

There are several ways to get from the airport to the city. A taxi takes 15 minutes (AU$35-AU$50) and a train from the terminal takes 20 minutes (AU$14-AU$20). A bus costs similar to the train, but can take twice as long.

What ID do you need for this flight?

  • You need to show a valid passport to board flights to Australia.
  • New Zealand residents receive a Special Category Visa on arrival and can stay indefinitely.

When should I arrive at Auckland Airport for my flight?

You should aim to arrive at the airport at least 3 hours before your flight to Brisbane is due to depart.

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Please note: all information is correct as of July, 2018.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.