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|Average price||$2,385||Average for return flights in August 2022|
|Return from||$1,082||From Auckland Intl to Los Angeles|
|One-way from||$1,504||One-way flight from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Long Beach Municipal (LGB)|
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The amount of time it will take to travel to Long Beach, United States, from New Zealand will vary somewhat depending on your departure city. From Auckland International (AKL), the trip time is about 27h 40min to Long Beach Municipal (LGB), Long Beach. If you would prefer to travel from an airport like Wellington (WLG) or Christchurch (CHC), you will need to make the flight of about 1h from Wellington or 1h 20min from Christchurch to Auckland International to begin your journey to Long Beach.
While it is unfortunate that you will not be able to find any direct flights from cities in New Zealand to Long Beach, California, there are still some great Long Beach flight deals that you can find to help you make this trip. For example, there is a two-stop flight from Auckland International that has layovers at Tokyo Narita (NRT) and San Francisco (SFO). From Wellington Airport and Christchurch Airport, you can fly this same route with an added stop at Auckland International as part of your trip.
One of the best things about travelling to Long Beach Municipal is that the airport is quite close to the centre of Long Beach, and because of that, there are plenty of great options to make the trip from the airport to the centre of the city. The Line 111 bus can make the trip in about 42min for a cost of around $ 2 (NZ$ 2.90). You could also make the trip in one of the many taxis you will find at the airport in about 12min for a cost of around $ 23 (NZ$ 33). There are also airport shuttle services that make this trip in about 12min for a cost of about $ 35 (NZ$ 50), or you can hire a towncar to make the 12min trip for a cost of about $ 75 (NZ$ 108).
Certainly one of the most iconic destinations in Long Beach is The Queen Mary, which is a 1930s era ship that is now a hotel offering dining and a spa. Just up the road from Long Beach are Knott's Berry Farm and Knott's Soak City, which are great places to visit for the entire family. If you have a fascination with what you might find under the surface of all the water that surrounds Long Beach, why not make the trip to Aquarium of the Pacific, where you can explore several exhibits that highlight many different aquatic species. If your idea of a good way to spend an afternoon is to spend some time on a long, sandy beach doing some surfing, fishing or just sunbathing, make the short drive to the south from Long Beach to Bolsa Chica State Beach.
As a citizen of New Zealand, you will need a valid passport to visit the United States. You will not need a visa, but you do need a travel authorisation, which you can obtain from the website of the government of the United States. The cost for this authorisation is around $ 14 (NZ$ 20).
Most people fly into Long Beach Municipal (LGB) if they book a flight to Long Beach. Long Beach Municipal is conveniently located just 6.6 km from Long Beach’s city centre.