Cheap flights to Auckland

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Flights to Auckland in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR20 405Average for return flights in December 2021
Return fromR13 466From Johannesburg to Auckland Intl
One-way fromR10 671One-way flight from Johannesburg to Auckland Intl (AKL)

Cheap flights to Auckland in December, January 2021

The best prices found for AKL flights for December, January
Jan 25 - Feb 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

30h 00m
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

30h 20m
R13 466

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/1/21

Dec 28 - Jan 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

30h 00m
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

42h 50m
R13 529

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 11/30/21

Jan 25 - Feb 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

32h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

33h 20m
R17 372

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/1/21

Auckland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Auckland found for this year
Dec 28 - Jan 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

30h 00m
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

42h 50m
R13 529

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 11/30/21

Dec 16 - Dec 23
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

30h 00m
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

48h 30m
R32 902

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 12/2/21

Dec 17 - Dec 24
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

65h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

41h 40m
R41 302

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/30/21

Can I fly to Auckland Intl from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Auckland Intl

Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Auckland Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Auckland Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Auckland Intl.

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Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Can I fly back to South Africa from Auckland Intl?

Returning to South Africa from Auckland Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Auckland?

The cheapest ticket to Auckland found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

R17 674

February

R15 419

March

R15 323

April

R15 927

May

R15 117

June

R15 768

July

R15 848

August

R15 736

September

R15 816

October

R16 880

November

R15 911

December

R18 229

Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Auckland is May. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Auckland?

Average Auckland flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

ZA1 - AKL

Price

R15 111 - R22 386

AKL

Temperature

11 - 20 °C

AKL

Precipitation

70 - 130 mm

Peak Season:

Flights to and from Auckland during the peak season (which runs from December through February) aren’t the cheapest, but they do offer tourists with the best opportunity to soak up all that is New Zealand, given the pleasant and hot weather. If you’re looking to pay less for flights and accommodation, try securing a flight during the spring or autumn months, which falls between September to November and April through June respectively.

Off Season:

Auckland’s off-season mainly falls during the months of November and April. These months are much cooler and you might find that hotel and flight prices are considerably cheaper and widely available during these months. If you’re planning a skiing adventure in New Zealand, you may want to book your flights well in advance in order to ensure you get the best rates during for traveling to Auckland in the winter months.

When is the best time to book a flight to Auckland?

Whichever way you’re leaning (whether you plan to visit during the peak or off seasons), booking your flights at least 3 months in advance is the sensible thing to do. Depending on when you book and where you’re flying from, flight prices will vary, but it seems like April is one of the best months to book cheap flights to Auckland.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Auckland?

At the moment, Wednesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Auckland. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Auckland?

To get the best value, try booking a flight at midday when visiting Auckland. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the afternoon as these tend to have higher demand.

As New Zealand’s largest and most densely populated city, Auckland is the most popular spot for tourists to kick off their Kiwi holiday experience. Waitemata Harbor – translating to ‘sea of sparkling waters’ – is arguably one of Auckland’s biggest attractions, and as such, offers an array of entertaining attractions any time of the day or night. Booking a cheap flight to Auckand could very well ensure you get lost in the sights including volcanic hulls, lush forests, and as many as 100 beaches with just an hour’s worth of driving.

How long is the flight to Auckland?

Cape Town to Auckland                     21 hours, 25 minutes
Johannesburg to Auckland                 17 hours, 25 minutes
Durban to Auckland                           20 hours, 25 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Auckland?

South African Airways, Virgin Australia, Singapore Airlines, Emirates, and Etihad Airways all operate cheap flights to and from Auckland, but they all have their own set of pros and cons. Emirates is one of the most expensive airlines to use when flying to Auckland, but if you’re okay with sacrificing a little comfort, using South African Airways’ economy flights might suit your budget better.

Can I make use of public transport to get around in Auckland?

Yes, Auckland’s public transport is very cost effective, efficient, and safe to use. There are a number of buses that transport commuters around the city, but you can also make use of the various water taxis, ferries, and trams. There are also rental cars that can be used, but they cost much more than public transport. Visitors are able to hire bicycles in Auckland which can be a fun and easy way to sightsee around the city.

How to get from the airport to the city center?

With a mere 15km from the Auckland International Airport to the city center, there’s a wide variety of options that will get you from the airport to the city center.  You can use the taxis (parked outside the arrival halls at the airport), but it will cost you NZD $50-60 (R500) and can take up to 20 minutes, depending on traffic. You can also take the Super Shuttle which will cost you NZD $30 (R270) but can take up to 1 hour to get you to the city center since it’s a hop-on-hop-off service.

What is good to know if travelling to Auckland?

Auckland insider information:

  • If you’re a lover of all things crafty, make sure you head down to Historic Victoria Park Market for its artisan and craft boutiques. The market is also crammed full of cafes, eateries, and restaurants, which provide you with the perfect way to take a breather in-between shopping sessions.
  • Make sure you pay a visit to the Auckland’s Stardome, their renowned observatory, and planetarium. This attraction provides visitors with a unique opportunity of seeing billions of stars through one of the telescopes on sight if you head down on a clear night.
  • Sky Tower, one of Auckland’s most prominent attractions, isn’t only great to see from down below. Once you head up the tower, swing by the Orbit restaurant (pre-bookings are essential) to see some of the most breathtaking views over the city.
  • If you’re looking to score some free awe-inspiring sightseeing opportunities, make sure you head over to Mt Eden, a volcanic cone near the Auckland city center.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Auckland?

For a flight to Auckland, you will be flying into Auckland Intl. Auckland Intl (AKL) is just 17,9 km from the centre of the city.