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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)

AKL - SYD
Price
$274 - $556
SYD
Temperature
0 - 24 °C
SYD
Rainfall
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

$274

From Auckland to Sydney

One-way from

$360

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 $442 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $567 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 $361 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $250.

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 19% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Sydney in November, December 2020

The best prices found for AKL to SYD flights in November, December
6 Dec - 7 Dec
$955pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
27 Dec - 3 Jan
$973pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
6 Dec - 7 Dec
$998pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Auckland found for next year
6 Dec - 7 Dec
$955pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
27 Dec - 3 Jan
$973pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
6 Dec - 7 Dec
$998pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to Sydney from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to Sydney direct flight deals
7 May - 14 May
$378pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
LATAM Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
LATAM Airlines
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
4 May - 13 May
$399pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
5 May - 13 May
$401pp
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
6 Dec - 7 Dec
$955pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
6 Dec - 7 Dec
$998pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
8 Dec - 17 Dec
$1,108pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Sydney from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Sydney
07:05 - 08:45
Jetstar
Direct
3h 40m
AKL - SYD
Jetstar
$360
Kiwi.com
10:35 - 07:30
Fiji Airways
1 stop
22h 55m
AKL - SYD
Fiji Airways
$501
Travel2Be
14:15 - 03:30
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
15h 15m
AKL - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$512
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Auckland to Sydney flights.

Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Sydney

Can I find flights from Auckland to Sydney for under $426 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Sydney for under $426. The cheapest flight booked recently is on LATAM Airlines for just $378, but on average you can expect to pay $458.

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 Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, and Emirates. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Sydney for under $426 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Auckland to Sydney under $426. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Sydney is less than $570.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Sydney for under $995?

There are currently 16+ open flights from Auckland to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $995.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Sydney?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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?

9 flight departures from Auckland Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 11% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 33% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 56% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Auckland or Sydney?

Expected rainfall in Auckland is more than in Sydney. You can expect this to be the case over the next 6 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 40m. Fly via Jetstar, LATAM Airlines, or Virgin Australia 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 LATAM Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $379 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Jetstar and Virgin Australia, starting at $403 and $566 round-trip.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $288. Users have also found prices from $488 and $492 on Jetstar and Qantas Airways, respectively.

Alternative routes for Auckland to Sydney

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Auckland to Sydney
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.96
Flight duration
3h 26m
Average temperature for November in Sydney
8.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in Sydney
160.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 6 airlines 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 change fee 74%
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LATAM Airlines
$167 $275 No change 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 change fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Sydney

Morning 6 AM to midday 77% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 16% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Auckland to Sydney
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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