Cheap flights from Australia to New Zealand

SYD — AKL
29 May — 5 Jun1
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How far in advance should I book a flight from Australia to New Zealand?

Find a great deal and save up to 53% by booking at least 57 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Australia to New Zealand within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $465.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to New Zealand?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to New Zealand from Australia. Prices for May average $372 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $232. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 70% on your journey compared to booking in December

When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to New Zealand (AU - NZ)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Australia to New Zealand as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Australia to New Zealand in May, June 2022

The best prices found for Australia to New Zealand flights in May, June
27 Jun. - 28 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
$467

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/21/22

27 Jun. - 28 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
$469

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/21/22

21 Jun. - 28 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
$487

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/22/22

Australia to New Zealand 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand from Australia found for this year
14 Aug. - 21 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
$304

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/23/22

6 Aug. - 13 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$306

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/22/22

12 Aug. - 21 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
$306

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/23/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Australia to New Zealand

14 Aug. - 21 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
$304

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/23/22

12 Aug. - 21 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
$306

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/23/22

13 Jul. - 29 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 15m
CHC

Christchurch

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 45m
$311

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/22/22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Australia to New Zealand

12 Jul. - 19 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 10m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 35m
$511

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 5/21/22

13 Aug. - 21 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 10m
CHC

Christchurch

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
$563

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 5/22/22

19 Sep. - 23 Sep.
BNE

Brisbane

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 15m
AKL

Auckland Intl

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

3h 35m
$574

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 5/23/22

Direct flights to New Zealand from Australia

Save time with Australia to New Zealand direct flight deals
14 Aug. - 21 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
$304

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/23/22

6 Aug. - 13 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$306

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/22/22

12 Aug. - 21 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
$306

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/23/22

Last-minute flights from Australia to New Zealand

Late deals on return flights to New Zealand from Australia, departing today and this week
3 Jun. - 21 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

23h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$608

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/23/22

3 Jun. - 11 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 45m
$660

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/23/22

3 Jun. - 11 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

26h 10m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 45m
$669

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/23/22

One-way flights to New Zealand from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to New Zealand
22 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$183

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/23/22

17 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$194

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/23/22

8 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$196

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/24/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Australia to New Zealand flights.

What airports serve Australia to New Zealand flights?

You’ll find different flight options for New Zealand at Australia’s leading airports. Flights depart daily from Sydney Airport as well as airports in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Perth. Sydney International Airport is the largest in the country, and all major airlines serve it. Only eight km from Sydney’s CBD, the airport is accessible by taxi, shuttle, or ride-share services. There is also a direct train link into the city, with a station conveniently located at the northern end of the terminal. Adelaide is the fifth busiest, and Brisbane, the third. Melbourne International Airport, is the second largest, and along with Perth International Airport, the fourth largest, offer service to New Zealand, with flight times for all airports varying from three to five hours.

Which airlines fly directly from Australia to New Zealand?

Many international carriers fly from Australia’s Sydney Airport to New Zealand’s Auckland International Airport each day, including Air New Zealand, Qantas, Jetstar, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia, Emirates, and Cathay Pacific. Christchurch International Airport is also a hub with direct routes from Australia on the same airlines.

What are the stopover options on flights from Australia to New Zealand?

The flight times between Australia and New Zealand are rarely long enough to warrant a stopover. For example, Sydney to Auckland is only three hours, while the longest flights are from Perth to Auckland, which last six hours or less.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Australia to New Zealand?

If you are the owner of an Australian passport, you do not need a visa or the NZeTA to enter the country of New Zealand. If you are in permanent residence in Australia or an Australian resident with a valid return visa, you need to request an NZeTA. If you have the right to reside in the UK, six months visits to New Zealand without a visa are allowed, but the NZeTA is mandatory. The same terms apply to citizens of visa waiver countries or regions, as well as citizens of a transit visa waiver country or region.

Which airlines flying from Australia to New Zealand have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Australia to New Zealand have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air New Zealand with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Australia to New Zealand for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to New Zealand for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $304, but on average you can expect to pay $324.

Are there direct flights from Australia to New Zealand for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Australia to New Zealand under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to New Zealand is less than $324.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to New Zealand for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $700.

What days are direct flights available from Australia to New Zealand?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday, Thursday.

How popular is this Australia to New Zealand flight route?

Flights from Australia to New Zealand have been viewed 17,034 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Australia to New Zealand on average per day?

Per day, 6 flights depart from Australia to New Zealand on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Australia to New Zealand?

Departing from Australia to New Zealand will take you 3h 05m. The distance from Australia to New Zealand is about 2171 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the most eco-friendly airlines from Australia to New Zealand?

Singapore Airlines, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia are the airlines providing eco-friendly flights to New Zealand from Australia. These airlines have taken several steps to ensure that their flights produce the least amount of carbon possible. For instance, Singapore Airlines has one of the youngest and most innovative fleets in the sky, including the efficient Airbus A380. They are also developing lower-carbon and reusable aviation fuel from environmental-friendly sources. Similarly, Virgin Australia has been offsetting at least 30,000 tons of carbon each year, and now they are in the final stages of developing sustainable aviation fuel. They are also practicing efficiency from the ground up, including eco-friendly designs for their buildings and electronic ticketing, which minimizes the paper used.

How can I fly more sustainably from Australia to New Zealand?

Individually, you can take several steps to ensure that your flight to New Zealand from Australia is eco-friendly. First, it would be best if you prioritize flying with airlines that promote sustainable travel. You can book your flight with airlines such as those mentioned above since they have taken several steps to lessen their carbon footprint. Second, try to minimize the use of single-use plastics. Bring your headphones and reusable water bottle on board to reduce the plastic needed for this flight. Third, you should try packing lighter. Carry what is necessary, or better yet, stick to the weight limits issued by the airline. Overloading the plane means more fuel burned and more pollution caused.

Top 5 airlines flying from Australia to New Zealand

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to New Zealand choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Singapore AirlinesCheapest$195Average$3,356FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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JetstarCheapest$250Average$554FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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LATAM AirlinesCheapest$256Average$507FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$311Average$632FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$360Average$697FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Australia to New Zealand

See what time of day planes typically take off from Australia to New Zealand
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74%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
14%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
11%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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