Cheap flights from Auckland to Australia

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How far in advance should I book a flight from Auckland to Australia?

To save on the cost of your flight from Auckland to Australia, book at least 54 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 48% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $457 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $587.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Australia. Flights to Australia from Auckland in August are about $374 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $259.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Australia (AKL - AU)?

When flying from Auckland to Australia, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Australia in January, February 2022

The best prices found for AKL to Australia flights in January, February
15 Feb - 22 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$603

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 16.1.22

17 Feb - 24 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$613

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 17.1.22

8 Feb - 19 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

3h 30m
BNE

Brisbane

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

7h 25m
$616

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18.1.22

Auckland to Australia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from Auckland found for this year
30 Apr - 7 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$315

Jetstar

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Deal found 18.1.22

6 Jun - 13 Jun
AKL

Auckland Intl

OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

Nonstop

3h 35m
OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$338

Jetstar

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Deal found 16.1.22

1 Aug - 23 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

Nonstop

3h 35m
OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$350

Jetstar

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Deal found 16.1.22

Direct flights to Australia from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to Australia direct flight deals
30 Apr - 7 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$315

Jetstar

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Deal found 18.1.22

6 Jun - 13 Jun
AKL

Auckland Intl

OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

Nonstop

3h 35m
OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$338

Jetstar

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Deal found 16.1.22

12 May - 31 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$363

Jetstar

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Deal found 16.1.22

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Australia

Late deals on return flights to Australia from Auckland, departing today and this week
25 Jan - 29 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$692

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 18.1.22

26 Jan - 30 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$698

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 16.1.22

24 Jan - 28 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$701

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 16.1.22

One-way flights to Australia from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Australia
3 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

Nonstop

3h 35m
$118

Jetstar

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Deal found 18.1.22

2 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

OOL

Coolangatta Gold Coast

Nonstop

3h 35m
$121

Jetstar

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Deal found 15.1.22

1 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$122

Jetstar

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Deal found 16.1.22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports serve Australia from Auckland flights?

Your flights to Australia from Auckland will leave from Auckland International Airport (AKL). Australia is a big country and, generally, there is one main city you can fly into in each state. In New South Wales, you would fly into Sydney (SYD); in Victoria, it would be Melbourne (MEL); in Queensland, you would fly into Brisbane (BNE); in South Australia, you would fly into Adelaide (ADL); and in Western Australia, you’d arrive in Perth (PER). For Northern Territory, it is advisable to fly into Sydney or Melbourne before flying to Darwin (DRW) or Ayers Rock (AYQ) at a later date, as there are no immediate connecting flights. You can fly from Auckland to Sydney in around 3-4h, to Melbourne in roughly 3h 30min-4h, to Brisbane in about 3-4h, to Adelaide in approximately 4h-8h 30min or to Perth in around 6h-10h 40min.

Which airlines fly directly from Auckland to Australia?

There are many direct flights between Auckland and Australia. You can fly direct to Sydney with Qantas Airways, Jetstar Airways, Air New Zealand or LATAM Airlines. For direct flights to Melbourne from Auckland, you can fly with Qantas, Jetstar or Air New Zealand. Direct flights to Brisbane are available with Virgin Australia, Qantas and Air New Zealand. For Adelaide and Perth, the only direct flights are with Air New Zealand. Sometimes you will get the best deal if you fly outbound with one airline and inbound with another.

What are the stopover options between Auckland to Australia?

Flights to Melbourne or Sydney are direct, so if you are planning to tour around Australia, it would be a good idea to start at either of these two ports. For Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide, the cheaper option is often a flight with a stopover. It is also sometimes more economical to find a flight with a stopover on either your inbound or outbound flight and then a direct flight on the other leg of travel. For Perth, the usual stopover points are Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or the Gold Coast. For Brisbane, the usual stopover points are Sydney or Melbourne. For Adelaide, you’ll usually stop in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane.

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

New Zealand passport holders do not need a visa to enter Australia. You will be issued with an SCV (Special Category Visa) subclass 444 on arrival. You will need a valid passport and to complete an Incoming Passenger Card. This visa entitles you to visit, study, stay and work in Australia but it doesn’t grant you the same benefits as Australian citizens. Your SCV will expire when you leave Australia and you will be issued a new one the next time you enter the country.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Auckland to Australia?

Located just 17.9 km from the city centre, Auckland Intl (AKL) is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Australia from Auckland.

Which airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Australia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Auckland Intl to Australia have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Air New Zealand are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Jetstar with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Auckland to Australia for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Australia for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $315, but on average you can expect to pay $415.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Australia for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Auckland to Australia under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Australia is less than $466.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Australia for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Auckland to Australia within the next 7 days for less than $700.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Australia?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Tuesday.

How popular is this Auckland to Australia flight route?

The Auckland Intl to Australia flight path was viewed by 49,175 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Auckland to Australia on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from Auckland to Australia a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Auckland to Australia?

There are many flights that can get you from Auckland to Australia in 4h. Fly via Jetstar to get the fastest option. The distance from Auckland to Australia is about 2171 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Auckland to Australia one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Auckland to Australia are Jetstar ($118), LATAM Airlines ($206), and Air New Zealand ($210).

What are the most popular routes from Auckland to Australia?

When deciding which route to take from Auckland to Australia, consider Auckland Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith, Auckland Intl - Melbourne or Auckland Intl - Melbourne Avalon, as they are the most popular.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Auckland to Australia?

The most popular airlines flying from Auckland to Australia are Emirates, Jetstar and LATAM Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Auckland to Australia?

Consider Qantas Airways (92%), Air New Zealand (80%) or Emirates (75%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Auckland to Australia.

What are the cheapest flights from Auckland to Australia?

On average you can expect to pay $306 for a flight from Auckland to Australia. The cheapest flight overall is $112 while the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith) is currently priced at $363.

Can I fly to Australia from Auckland Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Auckland Intl to Australia

Most visitors from Auckland Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Australia.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Can I fly back to Auckland Intl from Australia?

Returning to Auckland Intl from Australia

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Auckland Intl.

Destination points for flights from Auckland to Australia

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Top 9 airlines flying from Auckland to Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland to Australia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$153
Average$483
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
China Airlines
Cheapest$218
Average$394
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
LATAM Airlines
Cheapest$227
Average$421
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$229
Average$641
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$242
Average$622
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
AirAsia X
Cheapest$270
Average$468
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time66%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$300
Average$586
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$313
Average$659
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$315
Average$678
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Australia

See what time of day planes typically take off from Auckland to Australia
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38%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
20%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
41%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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