Cheap flights from New Zealand to China

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

To save up to 37% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 47 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New Zealand to China from $1,232 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,271 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from New Zealand to China lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from New Zealand to China in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $638.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to China (NZ - CN)?

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

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

The best prices found for New Zealand to China flights in January, February
27 Jan - 2 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

Nonstop

11h 35m
CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

11h 00m
$1,604

China Southern

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Deal found 20/1/22

27 Jan - 2 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

CTU

Chengdu

1 stop

16h 00m
CTU

Chengdu

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

15h 10m
$1,661

China Southern

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Deal found 20/1/22

3 Feb - 10 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

Nonstop

11h 35m
CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

18h 45m
$1,662

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

New Zealand to China 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from New Zealand found for this year
27 Jan - 2 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

Nonstop

11h 35m
CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

11h 00m
$1,604

China Southern

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

27 Jan - 2 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

CTU

Chengdu

1 stop

16h 00m
CTU

Chengdu

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

15h 10m
$1,661

China Southern

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

27 Jan - 2 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

FOC

Fuzhou

1 stop

22h 30m
FOC

Fuzhou

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

22h 50m
$1,662

China Southern

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Deal found 20/1/22

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to China

Late deals on return flights to China from New Zealand, departing today and this week
27 Jan - 2 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

Nonstop

11h 35m
CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

11h 00m
$1,604

China Southern

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

27 Jan - 2 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

CTU

Chengdu

1 stop

16h 00m
CTU

Chengdu

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

15h 10m
$1,661

China Southern

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

27 Jan - 2 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

FOC

Fuzhou

1 stop

22h 30m
FOC

Fuzhou

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

22h 50m
$1,662

China Southern

View Deal

Deal found 20/1/22

One-way flights to China from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to China
10 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

Nonstop

11h 35m
$990

China Southern

View Deal

Deal found 21/1/22

26 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

3 stops

33h 30m
$1,201

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

11 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

1 stop

18h 35m
$1,485

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

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

Can I find flights from New Zealand to China for under $1,700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to China for under $1,700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,662, but on average you can expect to pay $3,385.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to China for under $1,700?

There are currently 19+ open flights from New Zealand to China within the next 7 days for less than $1,700.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New Zealand to China one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from New Zealand to China are China Southern ($990), Air China ($1,597), and China Eastern ($1,753).

Can I fly to China from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to China

Most visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter China.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to China.

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Can I fly back to New Zealand from China?

Returning to New Zealand from China

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

Destination points for flights from New Zealand to China

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Top 10 airlines flying from New Zealand to China

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand to China choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$452
Average$1,043
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Sichuan Airlines
Cheapest$473
Average$995
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time63%
COVID-19 safety
Hainan Airlines
Cheapest$526
Average$776
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time61%
COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$570
Average$875
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Air China
Cheapest$576
Average$1,144
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$598
Average$806
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
Cheapest$603
Average$726
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
Malaysia Airlines
Cheapest$651
Average$1,246
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$700
Average$1,016
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$754
Average$1,039
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety

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