Cheap flights from Sydney to Auckland

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The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Auckland Intl are usually found in August or October, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Sydney (SYD) to Auckland (AKL)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to AKL flight in 2022: compare Sydney to Auckland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Auckland.

SYD - AKL

Price

$331 - $681

AKL

Temperature

11 - 20 °C

AKL

Rainfall

70 - 130 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 33% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Round-trip from$479From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Auckland Intl
One-way from$195One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Auckland Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to Auckland?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Sunday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to Auckland?

To save on the cost of your flight from Sydney to Auckland, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 105% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $998 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,244.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to Auckland?

August can be a great time to fly to Auckland from Sydney with a flight ticket averaging about $657. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $370. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Auckland (SYD - AKL)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Sydney to Auckland is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 37% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Auckland in August, September 2022

The best prices found for SYD to AKL flights in August, September
12 Sep. - 19 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
$396

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

30 Aug. - 15 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 35m
$404

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

5 Sep. - 7 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
$424

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Sydney to Auckland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Auckland from Sydney found for this year
4 Nov. - 14 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 35m
$289

AirAsia X

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

7 Nov. - 16 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 35m
$297

AirAsia X

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

7 Nov. - 16 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 35m
$302

AirAsia X

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Sydney to Auckland

26 Oct. - 3 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 40m
$393

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

12 Sep. - 19 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
$396

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

21 Oct. - 3 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 40m
$417

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

  • Jetstar is one of the most popular airlines used for those travelling from Sydney to Auckland. Flights from Jetstar travelling this route typically cost $454.97 RT. This price is typically 86% cheaper than other airlines that offer Sydney to Auckland flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $326. The most popular departure airport in Sydney when flying to Auckland is Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Auckland is Auckland Intl Airport. When flying from Sydney to Auckland, Jetstar flights are 33% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap AirAsia X flights from Sydney to Auckland

4 Nov. - 14 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 35m
$289

AirAsia X

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

7 Nov. - 16 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 35m
$297

AirAsia X

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

7 Nov. - 16 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 35m
$302

AirAsia X

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

  • AirAsia X is one of the most popular airlines used for those travelling from Sydney to Auckland. Flights on this route from AirAsia X typically cost $464.00 RT, a price that is 62% cheaper than the average Sydney to Auckland flight. The cheapest flight found was $329 RT. Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is the most common Sydney airport to take off from when flying to Auckland. Auckland Intl Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Auckland. When flying from Sydney to Auckland, AirAsia X flights are 20% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Direct flights to Auckland from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Auckland direct flight deals
4 Nov. - 14 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 35m
$289

AirAsia X

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

7 Nov. - 16 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 35m
$297

AirAsia X

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

7 Nov. - 16 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 35m
$302

AirAsia X

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Auckland

Late deals on return flights to Auckland from Sydney, departing today and this week
17 Aug. - 20 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
$490

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

17 Aug. - 24 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
$525

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

16 Aug. - 22 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 55m
$529

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

One-way flights to Auckland from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Auckland
27 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$195

AirAsia X

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

31 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$200

AirAsia X

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

2 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$205

AirAsia X

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sydney to Auckland flights.

What airports serve Sydney to Auckland?

When you’re flying to Auckland from Sydney, you’ll leave Australia from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). The airport lies to the south of the city centre, roughly 8 km away, in the suburb of Mascot. In normal daytime traffic, it will take you around 15min to drive there, or you can catch a bus on the N20 route that will make the trip in around 30min. As it’s the main international airport in Sydney and the home of Australia’s national carrier, Qantas, it’s a busy transport hub. Similarly, you’ll arrive at New Zealand’s largest airport, Auckland International Airport (AKL). It’s a bit further out from the city centre, lying about 21 km away near the suburb of Mangere. This is about a 20min drive, or you can catch a Skybus that will take around 40min. Auckland International is the main hub for Air New Zealand, so it’s also a bustling, modern airport.

Which airlines fly directly from Sydney to Auckland?

You will be able to choose from two to three direct flights from Sydney to Auckland every day. These are roughly equally split between the two countries’ national carriers, Qantas and Air New Zealand. Both of these airlines offer direct flights out of Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, and you can expect a normal flight time of just about 3h before landing at Auckland International Airport. Some flights are slightly shorter, but the difference is only a matter of about 10min, so unless you’re really in a hurry, you can choose any of the direct flights you like.

What are the layover options between Sydney to Auckland?

Some of the flights out of Sydney to Auckland are one-stop flights. The main carrier airlines that operate these are, once again, Qantas and Air New Zealand. These can add quite a significant amount of time to the overall trip without providing much in the way of price savings; in fact, you’ll often find that the direct flights are cheaper. The main layover city for Air New Zealand flights is Melbourne, with layover times ranging 4h-4h 30min. Qantas flights make their layovers at Brisbane Airport (BNE), with the standard layover time of just around 2h.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Sydney to Auckland?

Australian citizens are free to travel to New Zealand without requiring a visa. All you will need is your passport, and the only requirement here is that your passport remains valid for a minimum of three months after you leave. Auckland Airport also has a Customs eGate service, for those over the age of 12 who have a biometric ordinary passport or an electronic passport. This will allow you to clear customs more quickly and efficiently.

What airports do I use to fly from Sydney to Auckland?

Auckland Intl is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Auckland from Sydney Kingsford Smith. Booking flights from Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Auckland Intl (AKL) should be relatively easy as there are 54 daily flights to Auckland from 9 different airlines. 2h 55m is how long a flight from Sydney to Auckland Intl will take if you book a nonstop flight.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Auckland Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Auckland for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Auckland for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on AirAsia X for just $289, but on average you can expect to pay $344.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Auckland for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to Auckland under $300. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Auckland is less than $338.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Auckland for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to Auckland within the next 7 days for less than $500.

How popular is this Sydney to Auckland flight route?

Flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Auckland Intl have been viewed 23,360 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sydney to Auckland round-trip?

According to our current data, AirAsia X ($289), and Jetstar ($393) offers the cheapest pricing from Sydney to Auckland. AirAsia X is priced at 55% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sydney to Auckland?

When booking a flight from Sydney to Auckland, you may want to consider flying on AirAsia X, Emirates or Fiji Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Sydney to Auckland?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Sydney to Auckland on time: Malaysia Airlines (64%), Virgin Atlantic (63%), ANA (61%).

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Auckland?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $152. While the most popular route (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Auckland Intl) can be booked for $289 on average our data indicates $809 when flying from Sydney to Auckland.

Alternative routes for Sydney to Auckland

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 9 airlines flying from Sydney to Auckland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Auckland choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
AirAsia XCheapest$285Average$433FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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JetstarCheapest$287Average$438FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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LATAM AirlinesCheapest$307Average$574FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Air Tahiti NuiCheapest$419Average$832FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time73%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$471Average$658FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$476Average$671FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$499Average$826FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Fiji AirwaysCheapest$566Average$1,175FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$3,665Average$12,071FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Auckland

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sydney to Auckland
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
86%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
0%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
13%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Sydney to Auckland

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sydney to Auckland
Sunday59daily flights
Monday57daily flights
Tuesday57daily flights
Wednesday55daily flights
Thursday53daily flights
Friday55daily flights
Saturday45daily flights