Compare cheap flights from Auckland to London
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- Sun 16 FebAKLLGWChina AirlinesIndirectOne way from $674
- Thu 20 FebAKLLGWChina AirlinesIndirectOne way from $674
- Tue 25 FebAKLLHRVirgin AustraliaIndirectOne way from $683
Flight information Auckland International to London
Cheapest return price last month
Average flight time, total distance 18364 kilometres
Most popular airline last month
London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, London Luton and others
Frequently asked questions
What to expect when flying from Auckland to London
Which airlines fly from Auckland to London?
Although no airlines offer direct flights from Auckland to London, many fly to the UK capital with just 1 stop on the way.
Compare the cheapest flight deals with:
- Air New Zealand
- Cathay Pacific
- Malaysia Airlines
- Qatar Airways
- Singapore Airlines
- Thai Airways
When's the best time to book a flight to London?
You could save around 7% on London flights if you book your ticket from Auckland 27 weeks ahead (about 6 months).
Is there a time difference between Auckland and London?
Yes. London is 11 hours behind Auckland during the New Zealand winter and 13 hours behind during the summer.
What weather should you expect in London?
Compared to Auckland, London typically has colder winters (6°C average in January) and slightly cooler summers (19°C average in July). Keep in mind that the seasons in Europe are the opposite of New Zealand.
How expensive is London?
Visitors to London usually find the city more expensive than Auckland. Accommodation, meals and takeaway coffees all cost more, but public transport is cheaper.
The currency of the UK is the British pound.
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Average cost of a coffee
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD
Departing from Auckland Airport
Auckland International Airport (AKL) is New Zealand's busiest airport, used by over 19 million passengers each year.
Flights to London depart from the International Terminal, with check-in counters on the left side of the ground floor. Once you've dropped your bags and collected your boarding pass, move upstairs to the security checks and departure gates.
Shops and restaurants are available before and after security. If you're looking for an airport lounge, these are by the departure gates.
Flights from Auckland to London may arrive at any of London's 5 major airports:
- London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
- London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
- London Stansted Airport (STN)
- London Luton Airport (LTN)
- London City Airport (LCY)
The largest of these is Heathrow, which is also the busiest airport in Europe. It has 4 terminals (numbered 2 to 5) which are divided according to airline alliance.
The quickest way to get from Heathrow Airport to Central London is on the Heathrow Express Train. This takes around 15 minutes and costs £25 during peak times or £22 off-peak (NZ$42-NZ$48). Tickets are cheaper if booked online in advance. There are 2 train stations at the airport: one by Terminal 5 and another between terminals 2 and 3.
What ID do you need for this flight?
- All travellers need to show a valid passport for flights to the UK.
- New Zealand residents do not need a visa if you're staying less than 6 months.
When should I arrive at Auckland Airport for my flight?
Auckland airport recommends that passengers arrive 3 hours early for international flights.
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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.