The best price found on momondo to Rotorua was $39/pp from Auckland, which is 96% cheaper than the average flight price to Rotorua. To find the cheapest price to Rotorua from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Flying to Rotorua from United States at noon is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as $177 when looking at flights departing at noon. Try not to purchase tickets in the afternoon because they tend to be around $997. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.
When planning your flight to Rotorua, it is important to be aware that some months are not as ideal as others. Specifically, the months of May, June, or August could carry a higher chance of rain, as Rotorua sees up to 5.1 inches or more. There are still things to do in Rotorua even when it's raining, but be aware that rain is highly probable in the area. Te Puia New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute is a great museum to visit near Rotorua and is especially great when the weather outside is less than desirable.
Those flying to Rotorua could potentially find better pricing at Tauranga Airport (32 mi from Rotorua city center), Whakatane Airport (39 mi from Rotorua city center), Taupo Airport (42 mi from Rotorua city center), Hamilton Airport (53 mi from Rotorua city center) or Napier Hawkes Bay Airport (98 mi from Rotorua city center) depending on the month and departure airport.
Whakatane Airport has an average price of $160 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Rotorua. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.
Currently, New Zealand travel restrictions include travel to Rotorua. New Zealand has restricted entry to all travelers who are not New Zealand nationals (Cook Islands, Niue, Tokelau) or permanent residents, with a few limited exceptions. The following people should seek approval from Immigration New Zealand (INZ) using the limited exceptions process: Partners, dependent children (aged 24 years and under) and legal guardians of New Zealand citizens and residents. Australian citizens and permanent residents who normally live in New Zealand Essential health workers Other essential workers who are specifically agreed to by the New Zealand Government (see here for specific details) Samoan and Tongan citizens making essential travel New Zealand-based partners and dependent children (aged 19 years and under) of a work or student visa holder who is in New Zealand Critical humanitarian travel Maritime crew All of the above travelers will be subject to mandatory isolation at a government facility for 14 days upon arrival unless they’re airline crew members or people transiting through. Travelers may only transit New Zealand if they’re Australian nationals or residents on their way to Australia, or they have government approval. From June 19, transit will be open to all Cook Islanders and Cook Islands Permit Holders who have been present in New Zealand for at least 30 days and whose main purpose of travel is to return home, or to take up or resume employment. If you are planning to travel to Rotorua at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.