Cheap flights from New Zealand to Sydney

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 54 days in advance to save up to 48% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 54 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from New Zealand to Sydney 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $457, or $586 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from New Zealand to Sydney lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from New Zealand to Sydney in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $258.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to Sydney (NZ - SYD)?

When flying from New Zealand to Sydney, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

The best prices found for New Zealand to SYD flights in January, February
22 Jan - 31 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 00m
$700

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 10/1/22

26 Jan - 29 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 00m
$705

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 11/1/22

18 Jan - 25 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 00m
$719

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 11/1/22

New Zealand to Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from New Zealand found for this year
10 May - 17 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$357

Jetstar

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Deal found 13/1/22

13 May - 18 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$360

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 13/1/22

17 May - 27 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$363

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 11/1/22

Direct flights to Sydney from New Zealand

Save time with New Zealand to Sydney direct flight deals
10 May - 17 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$357

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 13/1/22

13 May - 18 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$360

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 13/1/22

17 May - 27 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$363

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 11/1/22

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney from New Zealand, departing today and this week
22 Jan - 31 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 00m
$700

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 10/1/22

18 Jan - 25 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 00m
$719

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 11/1/22

22 Jan - 26 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

3h 00m
$721

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 12/1/22

One-way flights to Sydney Kingsford Smith from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Sydney
1 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
$139

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 11/1/22

4 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
$141

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 12/1/22

2 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 50m
$142

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 12/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly into for flights to Sydney from New Zealand?

Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from New Zealand to Sydney. It is only a 7.5 km journey from Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Sydney’s city centre.

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

Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Sydney for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Sydney for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $357, but on average you can expect to pay $432.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to Sydney for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 18 direct flights from New Zealand to Sydney under $400. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to Sydney is less than $587.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Zealand to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $700.

What days are direct flights available from New Zealand to Sydney?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday.

How popular is this New Zealand to Sydney flight route?

Within the past month, 49,175 users have taken a look at flights from New Zealand to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

How many flights depart from New Zealand to Sydney on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 5 flights from New Zealand to Sydney a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New Zealand to Sydney?

There are many flights that can get you from New Zealand to Sydney in 3h 50m. Fly via Jetstar to get the fastest option. The distance from New Zealand to Sydney is about 2171 km. Most flights are nonstop.

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

$139 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Jetstar. You may also be able to find cheap deals on LATAM Airlines and Qantas Airways, with prices starting from $208 and $251, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from New Zealand to Sydney?

When deciding which route to take from New Zealand to Sydney, consider Auckland Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith, Wellington - Sydney Kingsford Smith or Christchurch - Sydney Kingsford Smith, as they are the most popular.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New Zealand to Sydney?

The most popular airlines flying from New Zealand to Sydney are Emirates, Jetstar and LATAM Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from New Zealand to Sydney?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from New Zealand to Sydney consider choosing Qantas Airways(88%), Air New Zealand(84%) or Emirates(75%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to Sydney?

Looking for the cheapest flight from New Zealand to Sydney? While on average our users pay $306, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $112. The most popular route (Auckland Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith), is priced around $363.

Can I fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Can I fly back to New Zealand from Sydney Kingsford Smith?

Returning to New Zealand from Sydney Kingsford Smith

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

Departure points for flights from New Zealand to Sydney

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Top 7 airlines flying from New Zealand to Sydney

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand to Sydney choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$179
Average$342
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$231
Average$423
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$240
Average$560
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
LATAM Airlines
Cheapest$245
Average$404
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$262
Average$498
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$288
Average$522
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$313
Average$624
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from New Zealand to Sydney

See what time of day planes typically take off from New Zealand to Sydney
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
63%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
36%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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