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About Flights to New Zealand

Summary info about New Zealand flight prices, duration and airlines

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Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

17h 15m

Operated By

2 airlines
The best one-way flight price to New Zealand from United States in the last 72 hours is $360 (Los Angeles to Auckland Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to New Zealand from United States in the last 72 hours is $604 (Los Angeles to Auckland Intl).
The fastest flight to New Zealand from United States takes 17h 15m (Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Auckland Intl).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to New Zealand, including Hawaiian Airlines and Air Canada.

New Zealand flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your New Zealand flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest flight to New Zealand?

The best prices found on momondo for flights to New Zealand are:
$46 per person with Jetstar
$79 per person with Air New Zealand
$119 per person with American Airlines
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What are the most popular cities to visit in New Zealand?

Some of the world’s most well-traveled cities are in New Zealand. The most popular city to travel to in New Zealand is Auckland, which momondo users choose as their landing destination 75% more often than other cities. The next most popular cities in New Zealand are Christchurch and Wellington.

How long is the flight from United States to New Zealand?

The flight from United States to New Zealand depends on which airports you’re departing and arriving from and whether or not you have a layover. If you fly from Los Angeles (a popular airport in United States) to Auckland Intl (the most popular airport in New Zealand), then the flight time is 12h 50m on average. If you fly from Miami (another popular airport in United States) to Auckland Intl, then the average flight time is 22h 40m.

What airlines fly to New Zealand?

Of the 16 airlines that fly to New Zealand, Air New Zealand, American Airlines and United Airlines happen to be the most favored based on our user data. Air New Zealand is the most popular among the three airlines, with 54% of users choosing them for their travels to New Zealand.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit New Zealand? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in the country

Cheapest flights to cities in New Zealand

Click on the cities below to find out when it's cheapest to fly to New Zealand from United States

Useful information for your flight to New Zealand

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to New Zealand

What popular landmarks are in New Zealand?

What is the most popular airport in New Zealand to fly to?

How much are flights to New Zealand?

Flights to New Zealand have been found on momondo for as low as $400 per ticket recently. However, the average price tends to be $1,611 and anything for $1,414 or less is a good deal. $3,087 is the most expensive flight we’ve seen in the past week, though you may be able to avoid this price depending on what airport you fly from, what airline you choose, and how far in advance you book your flights.

What is the best day of the week to fly to New Zealand?

Consider booking a flight to New Zealand on a Tuesday, which is the cheapest day of the week. You will also find that flying out on a Monday is another low-cost option. Try to avoid booking your flight to New Zealand on Saturday, which tends to be the most expensive day of the week.

Where is it cheapest to fly into New Zealand?

To save money on airfare when visiting New Zealand, consider Auckland Intl airport in Auckland, which has the cheapest flights with an average airfare of $400. You may also consider flying to Christchurch airport in Christchurch for the second cheapest option with an average airfare of $1,438.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to New Zealand?

Prices for flights to New Zealand refresh daily.

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How old do you have to be to fly to New Zealand?

The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines offering an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their age restrictions, such as regulations concerning flight duration, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to New Zealand.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to New Zealand?

The required travel and health documents for your New Zealand trip may vary depending on your itinerary and personal circumstances. As a general rule, you should carry multiple documents, including a national ID card or driver's license and a passport valid for six months after your intended arrival at New Zealand. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.

Recent flights found to popular cities in New Zealand

Find flights to these popular cities in New Zealand from your nearest airport.

Cheapest flight routes to New Zealand

These routes have the cheapest flights to New Zealand found by momondo users in United States
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
HonoluluAuckland8h 55m$577
Los AngelesAuckland12h 50m$604
San FranciscoAuckland12h 55m$687
DallasAuckland15h 25m$701
HoustonAuckland14h 35m$755
Long BeachAuckland28h 45m$756
PhoenixAuckland17h 05m$759
BaltimoreAuckland23h 58m$775
CharlotteAuckland19h 55m$776
HonoluluChristchurch13h 25m$790
OntarioAuckland15h 40m$792
MiamiAuckland22h 40m$799
NewarkAuckland21h 05m$799
BostonAuckland20h 55m$799
Washington, D.C.Auckland20h 15m$799
PhiladelphiaAuckland27h 24m$819

Best things to do and see in New Zealand

How long does it take to fly to New Zealand?

Your travel time from the United States on flights to New Zealand is going to be a little bit different depending on your departure airport in the United States. For example, flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Auckland International (AKL) will take about 13h. Cheap flights from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) will take more like 34h and 50min. If you will be departing from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), your travel time will be around 31h and 30min before landing on the runway in New Zealand.

Can you get nonstop flights to New Zealand from the US?

Los Angeles is currently the only airport in the United States offering nonstop trips to New Zealand. Air New Zealand offers a nonstop flight that departs from Los Angeles International Airport to Auckland International Airport (AKL). Many airports in the United States offer one-stop service to Auckland, such as Miami International Airport (MIA), where you can travel via JetBlue to Los Angeles and then continue on a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Auckland. From San Francisco International Airport (SFO), you can travel on Alaska Airlines to Los Angeles and then continue on a nonstop flight to Auckland. From John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), you can travel to Christchurch Airport (CHC) in New Zealand with a layover at Singapore Changi (SIN) aboard Singapore Airlines.

What is the best way to travel around New Zealand?

Three of the largest cities in New Zealand that are quite popular with visitors are Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch. If you need to travel between these three cities, you will often start your journey in Auckland, since that is where most flights from the United States arrive. If you are traveling to Wellington (WLG) from Auckland, both Jetstar Airlines and Air New Zealand offer nonstop flights that make the trip in just a little over anh. If you will be flying from Auckland to Christchurch (CHC), both of these airlines also offer nonstop flights between these two cities with a travel time of about 1h and 30min. Both of these airlines also offer nonstop flights between Wellington and Christchurch that can make the trip in less than anh. If you would prefer to take the train from Auckland to Wellington, you can hop aboard KiwiRail's Northern Explorer line, which will make the trip in about 10h and 40min. Some of the amenities that travelers can enjoy on this train include panoramic carriages, a café car, an open-air viewing car, reclining seats, and power sockets at all the seats. Christchurch is in the southern part of New Zealand across the Cook Strait, so any trip from either Auckland or Wellington to Christchurch will include a ferry ride unless you’re flying. This ferry trip on Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries will take about 3h and thirtymin. Some of the amenities available on this ferry include free Wi-Fi and movies onboard, a local menu of fresh foods, and private cabins.

Does a US citizen need a passport or visa to fly to New Zealand?

US citizens traveling to New Zealand will need a passport that is valid for at least three months past their planned departure. The passport will need one blank page for an entry stamp. To travel to New Zealand as a citizen of the United States you will need a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority, and if your application for this electronic travel authority gets denied for some reason, you will need to obtain a visa. For more information about acquiring either of these items, visit the website of the New Zealand embassy.

Useful information for finding New Zealand flight deals

Learn about all of the flight booking features offered by momondo for free.
  • How do I get Price Alerts for flights to New Zealand?

    Confirm your travel details to search for the latest offers. While browsing offers there will be the option to toggle “Price Alerts”. You’ll then receive updates when prices for the flight route increase or decrease.

  • How can I save money on flights to New Zealand with momondo?

    With “Price Forecast”, learn how soon you should book your flight in advance. Down to the day of week and time of day, our information can inform you on the ideal time to book to save on your travel. Our “Price Calendar” shows you at a quick glance when to book your travel for lower rates. By setting “Price Alerts” you can monitor changes in price and target the ideal time to book. Search for your trip destination by budget amount via our “Explore” feature. Whether you’re looking for ideas for your next travel adventure or cost-cutting tips, our “Discover” content is a great place to start.

  • How does momondo find its flight prices?

    We show prices from over 700+ competitors with a single click. With options from airlines and OTAs from across our 30 international markets, we are able to show you a diverse range of deals to create your adventure.

Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to New Zealand?

momondo compares prices from hundreds of airlines and agents so you can find and book the best deal on flights to New Zealand. Millions of users trust and use momondo every year so you are in good company.

Can I find flights to New Zealand with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. momondo enables you to select and highlight flights to New Zealand with this policy.

How can momondo help me find flights to New Zealand?

momondo provides multiple filters to help you find the best flight to New Zealand. Filter by price, airline, airports, cabin, aircraft, payment method, number of stops and more.

I’m not ready to book a flight to New Zealand right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

Yes momondo offers price alerts on flights to New Zealand. After performing a search on this page you should be able to see the price alert set up feature. Simply provide a valid email address and momondo will instantly alert you when prices change.

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