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Cheap flights from South Island to New York

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How to find the cheapest flight from
South Island to New York (NYC)

All the information you need to plan the best null to NYC flight in 2021: compare South Island to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
How far in advance should I book a flight from South Island to New York?

To save up to 3% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 14 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from South Island to New York from $1,639 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,734 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to New York?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to New York from South Island. Users have commonly found prices around $1,669 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,175. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from South Island to New York in June, July 2021

The best prices found for South Island to NYC flights in June, July
30 Jul - 11 Sep
$2,648pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
30 Jul - 15 Sep
$2,683pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
31 Jul - 14 Sep
$2,937pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

South Island to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from South Island found for this year
8 Aug - 13 Sep
$2,389pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
8 Aug - 12 Sep
$2,394pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
5 Aug - 11 Sep
$2,456pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

One-way flights to New York from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to New York
11:30 - 14:18
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
42h 48m
ZQN - EWR
Multiple Airlines
$1,383
United
11:25 - 15:14
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
43h 49m
ZQN - EWR
Multiple Airlines
$1,401
United
11:30 - 11:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
39h 45m
ZQN - JFK
Multiple Airlines
$1,437
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">South Island</span> to <span class="emphasized">New York</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From South Island to New York

Can I find flights from South Island to New York for under $2,523 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to New York for under $2,523. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,389, but on average you can expect to pay $2,608.

Which airlines flying from South Island to New York have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from South Island to New York that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qantas Airways, United Airlines, and Air New Zealand. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from South Island to New York for under $2,383 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from South Island to New York, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is South Island weather warmer or cooler than New York?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 30 °Cs in July, on average. The temperature in New York is generally hotter than in South Island. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

What are the most popular routes from South Island to New York?

Most travellers choose Invercargill - New York John F Kennedy Intl, Queenstown Intl - New York John F Kennedy Intl or Christchurch - Newark when deciding on the best route from South Island to New York.

What are the cheapest flights from South Island to New York?

On average you can expect to pay $1,390 for a flight from South Island to New York. The cheapest flight overall is $972 while the most popular route, (Invercargill - New York John F Kennedy Intl) is currently priced at $4,222.

How long does is the flight from South Island to New York?

There are many flights that can get you from South Island to New York in 32h 33m. Fly via United Airlines to get the fastest option.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from South Island to New York return?

Currently priced at $2,608, Emirates will fly you from South Island to New York and back. In addition to Emirates, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Island to New York one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Emirates. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,674.

Departure points for flights from South Island to New York

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Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Island to New York.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.72
Average temperature for June in New York
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in New York
105.0 mm

Airports servicing

Kaikoura (KBZ)
Takaka (KTF)
Christchurch (CHC)
Timaru (TIU)
Dunedin (DUD)

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Top 4 airlines flying from South Island to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Island to New York choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
$785 $945 No cancel fee 69%
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Qantas Airways
$810 $1,164 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$1,004 $1,213 No cancel fee 78%
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Virgin Australia
$993 $1,363 No cancel fee 80%
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