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Cheap flights from Sydney to Auckland

Flight information Sydney to Auckland

Cheapest return price last month

$266

Direct airlines

11

Flights per week

99

Average flight time, total distance 2161 kilometres

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Most popular airline last month

Qantas

Auckland International and Auckland Mechanics Bay

2 airports

Which airlines fly from Sydney to Auckland?

How easy is it to depart from Sydney Airport?

Sydney Airport is comfortable to transit through. It has 3 terminals, all equipped with modern amenities.

  • Terminal 1 – is the International Terminal, and all flights to New Zealand will depart from here.

Terminal 1 has a large variety of restaurants and shops (including duty-free), as well as ATMs, currency exchange services, information desks, and public telephones. Transfers from Terminals 2 and 3 are via the AirTrain or the T-Bus, typically costing $6 per person, but free if you are a Qantas or Virgin Australia customer.

Recommended arrival time for checking in for an international flight is 2-3 hours.

What do I need before I depart from Sydney Airport?

  • All international travel requires passengers to carry a valid passport.

What information do I need to know before arriving in Auckland?

Auckland has one major airport, known as the Auckland Airport and this aviation facility is the largest in New Zealand. There are 2 terminals, one international and domestic, both with excellent facilities.

  • International Terminal – all flights from Sydney are directed here.

This terminal provides access to VIP lounges, bureau de change services, public telephones, duty-free shopping, restaurants, medical aid, free WiFi, ATMs, and travel agency services. Connecting from the Domestic Terminal is via the free shuttle service.

The average cost of a taxi to Auckland central is usually 75-90NZD ($68-82), and should take about 30 minutes.

What is the weather like in Auckland?

  • Auckland has cooler summers than Sydney, with days averaging 23°C, but it is usually warmer in the winter, with daily averages of about 14°C. 

Is there a time difference between Sydney and Auckland?

  • Auckland is 2 hours ahead of Sydney.

Is Auckland cheaper than Sydney?

Auckland is cheaper than Sydney across the board, but if you’re on a really tight budget, read our how-to guide on experiencing this city for under $300.

  • In Auckland an average meal for 2 at a typical mid-range restaurant will cost roughly 90NZD ($81).
  • Buying a cappuccino in Auckland is about 4.50NZD ($4.10).

Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of September 2017

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.