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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 $1,112 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,277 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to USA from New Zealand. Prices for May average $1,164 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $804. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 24% on your journey compared to booking in May

Cheap flights from New Zealand to USA in January, February 2021

18 Feb - 2 Mar
$2,430pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
18 Feb - 2 Mar
$2,437pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
26 Jan - 1 Feb
$2,444pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

New Zealand to USA 2021 flight deals

9 Jul - 23 Jul
$1,220pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
2 May - 5 May
$1,222pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
9 Jul - 23 Jul
$1,250pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to USA from New Zealand

9 Jul - 29 Jul
$1,629pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
9 Jul - 29 Jul
$1,631pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
18 Feb - 2 Mar
$2,430pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to USA

1 Feb - 9 Feb
$2,645pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
2 Feb - 9 Feb
$2,798pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PDX
Portland
PDX
Portland
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Feb - 8 Feb
$2,839pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to USA from New Zealand

02:15 - 01:45
American Airlines
1 stop
18h 30m
AKL - LAX
American Airlines
14:30 - 03:40
United Airlines
1 stop
33h 10m
AKL - LAX
United Airlines
$910
United
16:30 - 08:40
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
35h 10m
AKL - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$926
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Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to USA

Can I find flights from New Zealand to USA for under $1,247 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to USA for under $1,247. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $1,220, but on average you can expect to pay $1,446.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New Zealand to United States to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from New Zealand to United States 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 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, Fiji Airways, and Qantas Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to USA for under $1,663 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 12 direct flights from New Zealand to USA under $1,663. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to USA is less than $2,920.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to USA for under $2,772?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Zealand to USA within the next 7 days for less than $2,772.

How popular is this flight route?

The New Zealand to United States flight path was viewed by 5,986 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Before booking your flight from New Zealand to USA, check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air Canada or Air China.

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

Most travellers choose Auckland Intl - Los Angeles, Auckland Intl - Portland or Wellington - Seattle/Tacoma Intl when deciding on the best route from New Zealand to USA.

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to USA?

On average you can expect to pay $2,050 for a flight from New Zealand to USA. The cheapest flight overall is $489 while the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Los Angeles) is currently priced at $1,220.

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

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from New Zealand to USA on time: Air New Zealand(95%), Air Canada(89%), Turkish Airlines(89%.)

How long does is the flight from New Zealand to USA?

Departing from New Zealand to USA will take you 12h 10m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from New Zealand to USA return?

Flying on Fiji Airways is currently your cheapest option to USA, with prices starting at $1,220. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qantas Airways and Hawaiian Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $1,405 and $1,504, respectively.

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 $716 on American Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Qantas Airways from $743 and United Airlines from $797 one-way.

Destination information for USA

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Flight duration
12h 40m

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Christchurch (CHC)
Chatham Islands (CHT)
Dunedin (DUD)
Great Barrier Island (GBZ)
Gisborne Airport (GIS)

Top 10 airlines flying from New Zealand to USA

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Fiji Airways
$545 $718 No cancel fee 74%
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Air Tahiti Nui
$593 $965 No cancel fee 73%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Tahiti Nui. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Korean Air
$965 $1,015 No cancel fee 81%
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Air China
$852 $1,017 No cancel fee 67%
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Virgin Australia
$636 $1,025 No cancel fee 80%
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Hawaiian Airlines
$582 $1,067 No cancel fee 85%
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China Eastern
$806 $1,072 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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American Airlines
$568 $1,101 No cancel fee 71%
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United Airlines
$422 $1,113 No cancel fee 69%
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Qantas Airways
$605 $1,137 No cancel fee 74%
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