Cheap flights to Almaty

NYC — ALA
24 May — 31 May1
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Flights to Almaty in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 18% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop
Average price$1,849Average for return flights in May 2022
Return from$2,918From Auckland Intl to Almaty
One-way from$1,445One-way flight from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Almaty (ALA)

Cheap flights to Almaty in May, June 2022

The best prices found for ALA flights for May, June
20 May - 30 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

ALA

Almaty

2 stops

40h 40m
ALA

Almaty

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

36h 55m
$4,192

Emirates

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Deal found 19/5/22

20 May - 30 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

ALA

Almaty

2 stops

40h 40m
ALA

Almaty

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

35h 50m
$4,376

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/5/22

20 May - 30 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

ALA

Almaty

3 stops

40h 55m
ALA

Almaty

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

48h 50m
$8,022

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/5/22

Almaty 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Almaty found for this year
12 Jul - 18 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

ALA

Almaty

2 stops

45h 40m
ALA

Almaty

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

45h 00m
$2,918

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

13 Jul - 18 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

ALA

Almaty

2 stops

45h 45m
ALA

Almaty

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

42h 30m
$3,232

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 16/5/22

13 Jul - 18 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

ALA

Almaty

1 stop

45h 45m
ALA

Almaty

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

42h 30m
$3,335

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 16/5/22

Which day is cheapest to fly to Almaty?

The cheapest flights to Almaty are usually found when departing on a Saturday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Friday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Almaty?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Almaty. Flights in the afternoon are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Almaty?

You can fly to Almaty, Kazakhstan, from New Zealand via Auckland International Airport (AKL), with a journey time ranging from 33h up to 53h 40min. Other flight routes are available that take around 40h 35min and 45h 35min. This is the only airport available from New Zealand which provides Almaty flight deals and routes to Kazakhstan.

Are there direct flights to Almaty?

Unfortunately, direct flights from New Zealand are not available for flight routes to Almaty International Airport (ALA), Almaty. However, there are several options from Auckland International Airport with one, two and three layover routes. You can choose one of the quickest routes, with one layover at Dubai Airport (DXB), usually for 9h 30min, and a total journey time of roughly 33h. Alternatively, there are routes with two layovers, in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) for roughly 1h 35min and in Dubai Airport for about 17h, with a total journey time of around 40h 35min. There is also a two-layover option, at Singapore Changi (SIN) and Incheon International Airport (ICN) for about 11h and 10h 25min respectively, with a total journey duration of 45h 35min. If you choose a route with three layovers, you will benefit from overnight flights on two legs of the journey and a total journey time of roughly 41h 15min.

How do you get from Almaty Airport to the city centre?

Almaty Airport is around 14.5 km from the city centre of Almaty. A taxi is a good option to take, as they are very economical, working out at just around ₸ 3.000 (NZ$ 10) for a roughly 15min journey. Alternatively, you could use public transport, as there is a regular bus service that departs every 10min or so and generally takes just under an hour to reach the city centre, at an approximate fare of ₸ 150 (NZ$ 0.50). Make sure to look out for the line 92 bus.

What are some things to do in Almaty?

The city of Almaty is situated amongst an impressive mountain range, and Big Almaty Lake is worth a visit, with its backdrop of snow-clad mountains. You can also take a cable car to the top of Kok-Tobe Hill for great views. The area is also popular for winter sports activities, and you can reach the ski resort in just a few minutes from Almaty city, which offers excellent skiing conditions and a skating rink. If you prefer cultural attractions, make sure to visit the impressive Russian Orthodox Ascension Cathedral, in Panfilov Park, and Almaty Metro, which is a work of art. The colourful Zeleny Bazar and Museum of Folk Music Instruments are also worth a visit, to experience the rich local culture and traditions of the region.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Almaty?

All citizens of New Zealand must have a valid passport to enter Kazakhstan, but a visa is only required for stays of longer than 30 days. An electronic travel authorisation can be applied for online for stays up to 30 days for tourism purposes and should be applied for at least five days in advance of travel.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Almaty?

Almaty (ALA), located 14.4 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Almaty.