Cheap flights from Whakatane to Auckland

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How to find the cheapest flight from Whakatane (WHK) to Auckland (AKL)

All the information you need to plan the best WHK to AKL flight in 2022: compare Whakatane to Auckland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Auckland.



$132 - $227



11 - 20 °C



70 - 130 mm

Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop
Average price$357Average for round-trip flights in August 2022
Round-trip from$208From Whakatane to Auckland Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Whakatane to Auckland?

Sunday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Whakatane to Auckland. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Auckland.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Whakatane to Auckland?

October can be a great time to fly to Auckland from Whakatane with a flight ticket averaging about $273. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $203. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Whakatane to Auckland (WHK - AKL)?

It’s optimal to fly from Whakatane to Auckland in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 13% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Whakatane to Auckland flights.

What airports serve Whakatane to Auckland flights?

If you are trying to travel to the city of Auckland from Whakatane on business, travel or to fly out of New Zealand, then you would have to go through the Auckland International Airport (AKL), the busiest airport in New Zealand. There are several daily flights that can be taken from Whakatane Airport (WHK), the main airport serving the eastern Bay of Plenty. It will take just about 15min by car to get to Whakatane Airport from the city centre. Although Whakatane Airport is small, try to arrive at the airport at least an hour before the departure. After reaching Auckland Airport, you would need to travel about 20 km to reach the city centre, which could take about an hour or more depending on the traffic at the time. Depending upon your budget, there are various travel options available including bus, car and taxi services that transfer passengers to and from the city. The Auckland Airport, being the largest international airport in New Zealand, sees the highest amount of footfall, as domestic travellers going abroad and international tourists from all across the globe pass through to get in and out of the country. More than 20 million passengers pass through Auckland International Airport every year.

Which airlines fly directly from Whakatane to Auckland?

At the moment, the only airline flying passengers between Whakatane and Auckland is Air Chathams, which offers regular flights to regional destinations in New Zealand. Travelling with Air Chathams is a paperless experience, the passenger can check in just 30min before departure and every ticket is assigned a unique identification number, which can be presented at the time of check-in instead of the printed version of a ticket. If a minor is travelling via Air Chathams, the airline will require to see proof of age and an Unaccompanied Minor Form.

What are the stopover options between Whakatane to Auckland?

It takes approximately 45min to get from Whakatane to Auckland International Airport via Air Chathams, and all the flights are direct. However, there is an alternative route which could be explored if you are in a rush and cannot wait for the next available direct flight out of Whakatane: you can go to Rotorua, which is located 85 km away from Whakatane. From Rotorua Airport (ROT), there are several flying options with both direct and nondirect flights available with Air New Zealand.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Whakatane to Auckland?

Domestic travellers, going as tourists or for business purposes, would need to carry valid, non-expired identification issued by the authorities for security clearance purposes as required by Whakatane, New Zealand authorities. A driving licence or passport are generally preferred. If the travel is for medical purposes or there is a minor (above five years old) flying alone who needs proper supervision, we advise that you revise the rules and regulations regarding these situations.

How popular is this Whakatane to Auckland flight route?

The Whakatane to Auckland Intl flight path was viewed by 112 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Alternative routes for Whakatane to Auckland

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Top airline flying from Whakatane to Auckland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Whakatane to Auckland choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Air ChathamsCheapest$186Average$228FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Whakatane to Auckland

See what time of day planes typically take off from Whakatane to Auckland
28%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
39%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
33%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Whakatane to Auckland

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Whakatane to Auckland
Sunday1daily flight
Monday3daily flights
Tuesday3daily flights
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Saturday2daily flights