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BOS — ROT
16 Apr — 23 Apr1
1 adult
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Flights to Rotorua in 2024

Find the latest flights to Rotorua in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 632,432 searches and data was last updated on 11 April 2024.

Popular in

January

Cheapest in

September

Average price

$1,111

Return from

$607

One-way from

$498
High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average for return flights in April 2024
From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Rotorua
One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Rotorua (ROT)

Average price of flights to Rotorua by month

Plan your trip to Rotorua by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight to Rotorua is currently $0 while a return flight costs $0. Price data was last updated on 7 April 2024.

Most travellers take flights to Rotorua during the summer (December to February) or autumn (March to May) months. During this time the weather is fine and clear. The winter months (June to August) are cool. While it rains throughout the year, the region gets more rain during winter. A number of festivals are held each year and it is a great idea to plan your flight to Rotorua to take advantage of these festivities and lifestyle events. The Bike Festival, Home and Garden Show and the Blue Baths Annual Wedding and Special Events Expo are some great options to explore.

Rotorua Bike Festival is a 10-day festival in February which hosts over 30 different biking events. They range hugely in terms of difficulty and style offering hard-core cliff courses to family-friendly routes. The region offers bikers from all different backgrounds, be it road bikers, BMX bikers or mountain bikers to come and enjoy the celebration dedicated to bikes.

The winter months of June, July and August are the low season in the area when the weather is cooler and there is more rain. Special offers on airfare, hotel and spa packages are generally available during these months, though some high season specials may run for a brief time, before the high season begins. Keep an eye out for these very brief deals.

Temperature and rainfall in Rotorua by month

Plan your trip to Rotorua by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

ROT

Temperature

8 - 18 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Rotorua, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 18.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of July, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 8.0 C).

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to Rotorua. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Rotorua, you should look to book at least 56 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.
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When is the cheapest time to fly to Rotorua?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return to Rotorua. Price data was last updated on 7 April 2024.
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Users looking for the lowest fares to Rotorua should consider flying on Monday afternoons, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Sunday mornings, when prices are usually at their highest.
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Reviews of airlines servicing Rotorua

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Rotorua. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Rotorua. Reviews last updated 11 April 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand to Rotorua to help guide your decision. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
673 reviews

Food

7.6

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went rather smoothly, I have no complaints or negative comments. Thanks for getting me where I needed to be.

8.3
Very Good
673 reviews
8.3
Very Good
673 reviews

Food

7.6

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went rather smoothly, I have no complaints or negative comments. Thanks for getting me where I needed to be.

7.7
Good
1,034 reviews
8.3
Very Good
673 reviews

Food

7.6

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went rather smoothly, I have no complaints or negative comments. Thanks for getting me where I needed to be.

City overview

Flying to Rotorua is a wonderful way to begin your exploration of New Zealand. Whether you want to experience adventure, eco-tours, the geothermal pools in the area or its stunning forest region, or be pampered at a local spa resort, there is plenty to enjoy in this beautifully green, culturally diverse and historic region. Visitors to the area can experience cultural enrichment by learning about the ancient traditions and modern customs of the Maori at Whakarewarewa – The Living Maori Village or the Tamaki or Mitai Maori Villages. Then try some cycling and mountain biking in this scenic area. The region offers good fishing, hunting and golfing activities to enjoy, too, including some great trout fishing options.

If retail therapy is more your style, there are numerous options available to buy gifts, curios, clothing, footwear and homeware and for fine dining your will be spoilt for choice with both traditional Maori and contemporary fare. For lovers of pampering or those in need of healing, the region offers several spa and wellness facilities offering a range of treatments that can help to refresh your mind and body in some of the world’s most lush and beautiful environments. Museums and galleries are plentiful in the area and include the Arts Village and The Blue Baths.

Getting around Rotorua

Once there, use your private rental car, local taxis or buses to travel around the city and do some sightseeing.

Getting downtown

The Rotorua International airport (ROT) is a gateway airport for the Bay of Plenty on the north island which includes Rotorua, making it easy to reach from several countries. Rental cars, shuttles, taxis or city bus transport are all available from the airport to transport you to the city. The city is located a mere 8 km from the airport, making it a 10-minute drive to reach it once you land.

Related info for your journey

  • What does ROT mean?

    ROT stands for Rotorua Airport. Codes like this one are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Rotorua?

    For a flight to Rotorua, you will be flying into Rotorua. Rotorua (ROT) is just 7.1 km from the centre of the city.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Rotorua if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Rotorua on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Rotorua?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Air New Zealand is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Rotorua.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Rotorua?

    null is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Rotorua. One-way flights to null typically cost null, while return flights cost around null.

  • Where does the fastest flight to Rotorua depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to Rotorua, Perth offers the quickest one-way flight (9 hours 15 minutes).

  • Does Rotorua Airport have car hire?

    Yes. Those touching down at Rotorua Airport can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Rotorua Airport?

    Yes. Rotorua Airport has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. The Games Room is the closest property to Rotorua Airport (0.0 km away from Rotorua Airport).

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