Cheap flights from New Zealand to Australia

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 54 days in advance, which can save you up to 48% on flights from New Zealand to Australia compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 54 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $462. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $593.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Australia?

Flights from New Zealand to Australia lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from New Zealand to Australia in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $262.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to Australia (NZ - AU)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from New Zealand to Australia as you normally would.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to Australia in January, February 2022

The best prices found for New Zealand to Australia flights in January, February
17 Feb - 24 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 00m
$639

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 01.20.22

26 Feb - 26 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

BNE

Brisbane

1 stop

28h 05m
BNE

Brisbane

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 30m
$651

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 01.21.22

26 Feb - 26 Aug
CHC

Christchurch

BNE

Brisbane

2 stops

22h 10m
BNE

Brisbane

CHC

Christchurch

Nonstop

3h 30m
$653

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 01.21.22

New Zealand to Australia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from New Zealand found for this year
10 Jun - 20 Jun
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$358

Jetstar

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Deal found 01.21.22

19 May - 22 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$360

Jetstar

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Deal found 01.22.22

2 Apr - 5 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$369

Jetstar

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Deal found 01.20.22

Direct flights to Australia from New Zealand

Save time with New Zealand to Australia direct flight deals
10 Jun - 20 Jun
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$358

Jetstar

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Deal found 01.21.22

2 Apr - 5 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$369

Jetstar

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Deal found 01.20.22

26 Apr - 21 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$387

Jetstar

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Deal found 01.19.22

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Australia

Late deals on return flights to Australia from New Zealand, departing today and this week
28 Jan - 1 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 25m
$697

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 01.22.22

29 Jan - 26 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 00m
$700

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 01.21.22

1 Feb - 8 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 00m
$724

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 01.21.22

One-way flights to Australia from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Australia
13 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$103

Jetstar

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Deal found 01.20.22

29 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$122

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 01.21.22

6 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$123

Jetstar

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Deal found 01.20.22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New Zealand to Australia flights.

Which airlines flying from New Zealand to Australia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Air New Zealand are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Australia for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $358, but on average you can expect to pay $436.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from New Zealand to Australia under $400. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to Australia is less than $511.

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

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

What days are direct flights available from New Zealand to Australia?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Thursday.

How popular is this New Zealand to Australia flight route?

Within the past month, 49,175 users have taken a look at flights from New Zealand to Australia.

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

1 flight departure from New Zealand to Australia per day on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New Zealand to Australia?

There are many flights that can get you from New Zealand to Australia in 3h 50m. Fly via Jetstar to get the fastest option. There are 2171 km between New Zealand and Australia. Most flights are nonstop.

Can I fly to Australia from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Australia

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand 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 New Zealand from Australia?

Returning to New Zealand from Australia

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

Top 9 airlines flying from New Zealand to Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand 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$155
Average$550
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$177
Average$538
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$193
Average$657
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
China Airlines
Cheapest$220
Average$398
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
LATAM Airlines
Cheapest$229
Average$426
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$231
Average$704
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$252
Average$646
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
AirAsia X
Cheapest$273
Average$473
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time66%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$317
Average$758
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from New Zealand to Australia

See what time of day planes typically take off from New Zealand to Australia
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
75%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
22%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
2%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Noon
6 PM