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

To save up to 10% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 16 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New Zealand to USA from $1,142 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,312 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to USA from New Zealand. Users have commonly found prices around $1,196 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $826. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to USA (NZ0 - US0)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from New Zealand to USA as you normally would.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to USA in September, October 2021

The best prices found for New Zealand to USA flights in September, October
14 Oct - 27 Oct
$2,258pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
26 Oct - 17 Nov
$2,288pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
19 Oct - 8 Nov
$2,340pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
WLG
Wellington

New Zealand to USA 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to USA from New Zealand found for this year
12 Dec - 14 Dec
$1,222pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air Tahiti Nui
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Tahiti Nui
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
9 Dec - 4 Jun
$1,340pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Dec - 14 Jan
$1,370pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air Tahiti Nui
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Tahiti Nui
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to USA from New Zealand

Save time with New Zealand to USA direct flight deals
1 Jan - 8 Jan
$920pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
8 Mar - 15 Mar
$932pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
4 Jan - 22 Jan
$962pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to USA

Late deals on return flights to USA from New Zealand, departing today and this week
30 Sep - 8 Oct
$2,799pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
27 Sep - 24 Dec
$3,034pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
HNL
Honolulu
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
29 Sep - 6 Oct
$3,214pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to USA from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to USA
18:55 - 17:30
Hawaiian Airlines
2 stops
19h 35m
AKL - LAX
Hawaiian Airlines
$658
Hawaiian Airlines
11:30 - 04:45
Air Tahiti Nui
1 stop
14h 15m
AKL - LAX
Air Tahiti Nui
$664
Travelgenio
15:15 - 06:20
Air New Zealand
Direct
12h 05m
AKL - LAX
Air New Zealand
$725
SnapTravelAir

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Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to USA

Which airlines flying from New Zealand to United States have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from New Zealand to USA for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to USA for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $920, but on average you can expect to pay $1,195.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to USA for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from New Zealand to USA under $1,000. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to USA is less than $1,605.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to USA for under $2,800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Zealand to USA within the next 7 days for less than $2,800.

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

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

How popular is this New Zealand to USA flight route?

Within the past month, 8,116 users have taken a look at flights from New Zealand to United States.

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

On average 5 flights depart from New Zealand to USA per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New Zealand to USA?

Airlines like Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, and Fiji Airways fly from New Zealand to USA in about 8h 35m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 10h 25m. There are 10544 km between New Zealand and USA. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $593 on Air Tahiti Nui. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Hawaiian Airlines from $648 and Qantas Airways from $672 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for USA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to USA from New Zealand?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to USA

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to USA.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering USA.

Do I need a test to fly back to New Zealand from USA?

Returning to New Zealand from USA

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from USA are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

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Destination points for flights from New Zealand to USA

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Destination information for USA

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Zealand to USA.
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Flight duration from New Zealand to United States
8h 47m

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Top 10 airlines flying from New Zealand to USA

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand to USA 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
$601 $1,571 No cancel fee 69%
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Air New Zealand
$696 $1,768 No cancel fee 78%
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Fiji Airways
$777 $1,061 No cancel fee 74%
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American Airlines
$809 $1,510 No cancel fee 71%
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Hawaiian Airlines
$828 $1,471 No cancel fee 85%
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Air Canada
$834 $1,882 No cancel fee 67%
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Air Tahiti Nui
$845 $1,375 No cancel fee 73%
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Qantas Airways
$861 $1,545 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$906 $1,435 No cancel fee 80%
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China Eastern
$1,149 $1,528 No cancel fee 62%

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