Cheap flights from Auckland to Sydney

Flight information Auckland to Sydney

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 2161 kilometres

3h 35min

Most popular airline last month

Air New Zealand

Sydney and Sydney Au-Rose Bay

2 airports

Which airlines fly from Auckland to Sydney? 

What information do I need to know before arriving in Auckland?

Auckland International Airport is the main airport for all of New Zealand, and it is the sole hub for Auckland city. There are 2 terminals at this airport, with one serving domestic flights, and the other serving international ones.

  • International Terminal – flights to Sydney will depart from here.

The Auckland international terminal has duty-free outlets, free wireless internet, cash machines, currency exchange, information services, and executive lounges. A complimentary shuttle service operates transfers between the terminals.

Recommended arrival time for checking in for an international flight is 2-3 hours.

What do I need before I depart from Auckland? 

  • All international travel requires passengers to carry a valid passport. 

What information do I need to know before arriving at Sydney Airport? 

Sydney Airport is the busiest airport in Australia, the busiest airport in the country, with 3 modern and well-equipped terminals. 

  • Terminal 1 – serves as the International Terminal. 

T1 provides travellers with access to free WiFi, public telephones, ATMs, bureau de change, restaurants, bars, and duty-free shops. There are also information desks. Transfers to the domestic terminals can be done via the AirTrain or the T-Bus, these services charge $6, unless you are flying with Virgin Australia or Qantas.

What is the weather like in Sydney? 

  • Sydney is warmer than Auckland, with average temperatures of 20-27°C in the summer, and 8-10°C days in the winter. 

Is there a time difference between Auckland and Sydney?

  • Sydney is 2 hours behind Auckland. 

Is Sydney cheaper than Auckland?

No, Sydney is more expensive than Darwin, but there are ways to save money in this city, especially if you tour it like a local. Read Skyscanner’s guide on how to do just that, here.

  Auckland Sydney
Average cost of a meal for 2 people 90NZD ($81) $90
Average cost of a coffee 4.50NZD ($4.10) $3.90
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD 75-95NZD ($68-82) $45

Things to see in Sydney

Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of Jan 2019 

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