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.
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 $440.
May is one of the best times of the year to fly to New Zealand from Australia. Prices for May average $352 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $220. 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 May
Some of our airline partners flying from Australia to New Zealand have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, and Jetstar 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.
Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to New Zealand for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $272, but on average you can expect to pay $316.
Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Australia to New Zealand under $300. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to New Zealand is less than $323.
There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.
Flights from Australia to New Zealand have been viewed 49,091 times in the past calendar month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to New Zealand
Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter New Zealand.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to New Zealand.
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.
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.
Returning to Australia from New Zealand
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.
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