Cheap flights to Napier

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Flights to Napier in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop
Average price$1,015Average for return flights in December 2021

Can I fly to Napier Hawkes Bay from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Napier Hawkes Bay

Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Napier Hawkes Bay.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Napier Hawkes Bay.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Napier Hawkes Bay.

Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.

Can I fly back to Australia from Napier Hawkes Bay?

Returning to Australia from Napier Hawkes Bay

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Napier Hawkes Bay must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Napier Hawkes Bay are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Napier?

The cheapest ticket to Napier found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

























At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Napier is currently June; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Napier?

Average Napier flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month



$496 - $1,050



9 - 19 °C



50 - 100 mm

September is typically the best time to fly to Napier, but there are other times where great deals are available. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Napier, the warmest period tends to be January, with the wettest being July.

When is the best time to book a flight to Napier?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Napier, you should look to book at least 37 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Napier?

The cheapest flights to Napier are usually found when departing on a Thursday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Saturday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Napier?

At the moment, flights at midday are likely to offer the best value for money for your Napier trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

When to Fly

The high season summer months of December, January and February are likely to be a lot more expensive but there are some peak season deals offered for a brief time during the pre-summer season, making it possible to get cheap flights. This period sees higher temperatures, around the early teens to mid-20s, with January being the warmest month. The area can become quite scorching during the summer months, in particular the high summer, so visitors should ensure that they wear adequate sun protection.

Book a flight to Napier during February to experience the GEON Art Deco Weekend which celebrates the glamour and style of the 1920s and ‘30s, in none other than the Art Deco Capital of the World. You are free to admire the wonderfully preserved early 20th century architecture throughout the city, enjoy aerobatic flying displays, steam train rides, a Great Gatsby picnic and free outdoor concerts. Join the thousands of locals and visitors, dressed in classic 1920s and ‘30s fashion, who descend on the city streets.

If you’re a foodie then booking your flights to Napier to coincide with their F.A.W.C! Food and Wine Classic can be ideal. Held twice a year in Hawke’s Bay, this event offers a series of food and wine experiences which are sure to tickle your taste buds. The F.A.W.C! Summer Series is held in October/November and the Winter Series is held in June.

Why Visit

From fantastic beach experiences to sublime views, adventure and cultural experiences, Napier on New Zealand’s North Island is a great holiday destination for adventurous and romantic travellers where many book flights to. Located close to Napier, Te Mata Peak is one of the region’s most visited attractions for its beautiful views: Hawkes Bay surrounds you and the emotions conjured by the scenery are incredible. A great choice for a beach tour and barbeque is the Cape Kidnappers tour which takes you on a beach walk and a visit to The Farm Restaurant for some local cuisine. A day visit to the Art Deco centre is a great way to learn more about Napier’s heritage. Here you can learn about the earthquake that nearly destroyed the region in 1931. Visitors can enjoy sunrise and sunset on Marine Parade which is a great view and walking site that the whole family can enjoy.

The National Aquarium is a great choice for those who love the marine world and for families with kids, while Par 2 Mini Golf is another idea for a day trip. Laserforce games are also a popular activity for families and teens. The Faraday Centre is an excellent choice for a museum trip featuring engines and scientific exhibits. Of course the beach is omnipresent in the city and a popular space for rest and relaxation.

Napier climate

Napier experiences its winter months during June, July and August and this is when the area also gets most of its rainfall, June is the wettest month. Temperatures during this time are on average between 6 and 15 degrees Celsius, with August in particular being the coldest month. This is considered the low season in the city, which means that flights and accommodation prices are likely to be slightly cheaper during these months.

Getting around Napier

Hawke’s Bay airport (NPE) is located 7 km from the city and is also referred to as Napier Airport. The city centre is located a 10-minute drive from the airport making it easy to reach your hotel or spa. Taxis, shuttles, rental cars are available at the airport to make travel to the Central Business District (CBD) easy and convenient.

Once in the city you can make use of the local bus service, a private car or shuttle or taxi services to see the sights and tour in the area.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Napier?

Travellers will need to book flights to Hawkes Bay (NPE) if they wish to fly to Napier. The Napier airport is 4.6 km from the city centre.

Other local departures to Napier from Australia