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About Flights to New Zealand

Summary info about New Zealand flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$408

Best Round-Trip Price

$792

Fastest flight time

15h 01m

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5 airlines
The best one-way flight price to New Zealand from United States in the last 72 hours is $408 (Dallas/Fort Worth to Auckland Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to New Zealand from United States in the last 72 hours is $792 (New York LaGuardia to Auckland Intl).
The fastest flight to New Zealand from United States takes 15h 01m (Dallas/Fort Worth to Auckland Intl).
There are 5 airlines operating flights to New Zealand, including American Airlines, British Airways and Air Canada.

New Zealand flights insights and trends

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

How much are flights to New Zealand?

Flights to New Zealand have been found on momondo for as low as $18 per ticket recently. However, the average price tends to be $3,515 and anything for $3,422 or less is a good deal. $31,881 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.
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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 1,955% 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 55m on average. If you fly from Miami (another popular airport in United States) to Auckland Intl, then the average flight time is 21h 15m.

What airlines fly to New Zealand?

Of the 31 airlines that fly to New Zealand, Air New Zealand, United Airlines and American Airlines happen to be the most favored based on our user data. Air New Zealand is the most popular among the three airlines, with 39% 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

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Auckland
Auckland

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

The best prices found on momondo for flights to New Zealand are:
$9 per person with Juneyao Airlines
$40 per person with Jetstar
$41 per person with Hawaiian Airlines

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



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$705
HonoluluChristchurch13h 15m$720
Los AngelesAuckland12h 55m$795
HonoluluQueenstown26h 05m$798
DallasAuckland15h 01m$808
San JoseAuckland19h 20m$833
Los AngelesChristchurch16h 35m$870
San FranciscoAuckland13h 05m$871
Las VegasAuckland23h 05m$874
PortlandAuckland16h 40m$877
AustinAuckland17h 25m$881
ChicagoAuckland16h 30m$881
SeattleAuckland17h 05m$881
Salt Lake CityAuckland17h 55m$881
New YorkAuckland17h 35m$881
MiamiAuckland21h 15m$881

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.


Popular routes landing in New Zealand

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Los Angeles to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time12h 55m
Cheapest price$795
San Francisco to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time13h 05m
Cheapest price$871
New York to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time17h 35m
Cheapest price$881
Dallas to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time15h 01m
Cheapest price$808
Seattle to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time17h 05m
Cheapest price$881
Houston to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time14h 55m
Cheapest price$980
Chicago to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time16h 30m
Cheapest price$881
Denver to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time18h 02m
Cheapest price$1,043
San Jose to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time19h 20m
Cheapest price$833
Minneapolis to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time20h 00m
Cheapest price$1,045
Boston to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time24h 10m
Cheapest price$1,027
Washington, D.C. to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time21h 45m
Cheapest price$1,071
Honolulu to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time8h 55m
Cheapest price$705
Philadelphia to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time23h 15m
Cheapest price$889
Oakland, California to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time16h 40m
Cheapest price$1,253
Portland to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time16h 40m
Cheapest price$877
Detroit to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time19h 12m
Cheapest price$1,041
Miami to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time21h 15m
Cheapest price$881
Atlanta to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time24h 05m
Cheapest price$1,075
Salt Lake City to Auckland Flights
Fastest flight time17h 55m
Cheapest price$881

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