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Cheap flights from Auckland to Sydney

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The best prices from Auckland to Sydney are usually found in August or June, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Auckland (AKL) to Sydney (SYD)

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to SYD flight in 2021: compare Auckland to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
AKL - SYD
Price
$276 - $560
SYD
Temperature
0 - 24 °C
SYD
Precipitation
84 - 160 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$276

From Auckland to Sydney

One-way from

$298

One-way flight from Auckland to Sydney

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Auckland to Sydney?

Flights from Auckland to Sydney are generally found to be more expensive on Sunday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Sydney.

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

To save up to 48% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 54 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Auckland to Sydney from $445 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $571 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

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 Sydney. Flights to Sydney from Auckland in August are about $364 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $252.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Sydney (AKL - SYD)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Auckland to Sydney in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 20% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Sydney in July, August 2021

The best prices found for AKL to SYD flights in July, August
3 Aug - 23 Sep
$683pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
3 Aug - 25 Sep
$789pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
3 Aug - 26 Sep
$792pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Auckland found for this year
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$427pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
13 Dec - 8 Jan
$470pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
LATAM Airlines
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$477pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to Sydney from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to Sydney direct flight deals
21 Oct - 28 Oct
$427pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
13 Dec - 8 Jan
$470pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
LATAM Airlines
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
10 Jan - 17 Jan
$491pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney from Auckland, departing today and this week
3 Aug - 23 Sep
$683pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
3 Aug - 25 Sep
$789pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
3 Aug - 26 Sep
$792pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Sydney from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Sydney
12:55 - 14:30
Qantas Airways
Direct
3h 35m
AKL - SYD
Qantas Airways
$298
Travel2Be
05:00 - 06:20
Air New Zealand
Direct
3h 20m
AKL - SYD
Air New Zealand
$343
TravelFusion
05:05 - 12:30
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
9h 25m
AKL - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$422
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Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Sydney

What airports do I use to fly from Auckland to Sydney?

If you book a flight from Auckland to Sydney, you will be flying from Auckland Intl to Kingsford Smith. Flights to Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) from Auckland Intl (AKL) take 3h 20m for a nonstop flight. There are 8 flights from Auckland Intl to Sydney per day from 6 airlines.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith to control the spread of COVID-19?

LATAM Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Auckland Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Auckland Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and LATAM Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Auckland to Sydney for under $430 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Sydney for under $430. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $427, but on average you can expect to pay $586.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Sydney for under $430 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 15 direct flights from Auckland to Sydney under $430. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Sydney is less than $901.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Sydney for under $716?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Auckland to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $716.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Sydney?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Thursday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Auckland Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Sydney on average per day?

1 flight departure from Auckland Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith per day on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Auckland or Sydney?

Expected rainfall in Auckland is same as in Sydney. You can expect this to be the case over the next 8 days.

Is Auckland weather warmer or cooler than Sydney?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 27 °C range in January. The weather in Sydney is generally hotter than Auckland's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Auckland to Sydney?

There are many flights that can get you from Auckland to Sydney in 3h 20m. Fly via Air New Zealand, Jetstar, or LATAM Airlines to get the fastest option. There are 2171 km between Auckland and Sydney. All flights are typically direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Auckland to Sydney return?

Our cheapest airline available from Auckland to Sydney is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $427 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand, starting at $660 and $683 round-trip.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Air New Zealand. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $282. Users have also found tickets on Qantas Airways for as little as $298.

Alternative routes for Auckland to Sydney

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Auckland to Sydney.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.95
Flight duration
3h 25m
Average temperature for July in Sydney
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Sydney
90.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 6 airlines flying from Auckland to Sydney

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland to Sydney 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
Jetstar
$181 $268 No cancel fee 74%
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LATAM Airlines
$167 $275 No cancel fee 81%
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Air New Zealand
$213 $318 No cancel fee 78%
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Emirates
$209 $330 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Australia
$204 $339 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$164 $347 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Sydney

See what time of day planes typically take off from Auckland towards Sydney.
Morning 6 AM to midday 94% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 6% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Auckland to Sydney
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Auckland to Sydney.
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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