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Flights to Dunedin in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Dunedin right now?

There are currently restrictions on flights to Dunedin along with the rest of New Zealand. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Entry restrictions

New Zealand has restricted entry to all travelers with the exception of nationals of New Zealand (including Cook Islands, Niue, and Tokelau), residents and their family members, nationals of Australia ordinarily resident in New Zealand, Samoan and Tongan citizens making essential travel, travelers entering as essential health workers, other essential workers, New Zealand-based partners and dependent children (aged 19 years and under) of a work or student visa holder who is in New Zealand and humanitarian flights. Essential workers who are specifically agreed to by the New Zealand Government (see here for specific details). From 4 p.m. NZST on Sunday, April 11, 2021 through Wednesday, April 28, 2021, travelers seeking to enter New Zealand from India will no longer be permitted to do so. This is a temporary measure in light of a high number of arrivals to NZ with COVID-19 and applies to all travelers including citizens and residents of New Zealand. This measure does not apply to those who left India before the Prime Minister's announcement on April 8, 2021. Visa restrictions or suspensions are not envisaged. Travelers should be able to use their valid visas in future once the suspension has been lifted.

Entry requirements

All travelers, except those from Australia, Antarctica, and most Pacific islands, must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days. Travelers arriving from the Cook Islands, and are eligible to enter are no longer required to enter a managed isolation facility for 14 days and therefore don’t need a voucher for managed isolation.

Transiting rules

Travelers are not allowed to transit with the exception of nationals and residents of New Zealand and nationals of Australia, travelers with a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) or transit visa issued by New Zealand. Transit is only allowed at Auckland (AKL) for maximum 24 hours.

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Airline crew must use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). Effective on November 3, travelers must have a voucher confirming their allocation to a place in managed isolation.

If you are looking to book a trip to Dunedin and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.
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Cheapest Prices for Dunedin flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Dunedin found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$1,125
February
$1,412
March
$1,133
April
$1,363
May
$1,365
June
$1,236
July
$1,339
August
$1,460
September
$1,341
October
$1,390
November
$1,478
December
$1,546
Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Dunedin. Flying to Dunedin in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Dunedin?

Average Dunedin flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LAS - DUD
Price
$1,125 - $2,366
DUD
Temperature
48.2 - 62.6 °F
DUD
Rainfall
1.26 - 2.64 inches
Flying to Dunedin in January is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. January sees the temperatures in Dunedin peak to their warmest. November tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

The beautiful New Zealand city of Dunedin enjoys a spectacular location on the beautiful Otago peninsula and it’s a wonderful destination for culture-based breaks or outdoor activity vacation.  Summer is a popular time for mountain bike and cycling vacations thanks to the mild climate and the long hours of daylight, while wildlife lovers can take the opportunity to see rare yellow-eyed penguins or visit the only mainland breeding colony of Northern Royal albatross in the world.

History and architecture enthusiasts will be in their element – magnificent Larnach Castle dominates the Otago ridge and dates from the 19th century, while other notable buildings include the Municipal Chambers and the Knox Church.  Outdoor fans can visit some of the many pristine beaches close to the city and surfers are attracted by excellent conditions.  St. Clair beach is one of the most popular and surfers of all levels congregate here.  The Esplanade Surf School offers lessons for beginners, while the superb hot salt pool is the perfect place for those of a less active nature to relax.

Dunedin Public Art Gallery presents lots of interactive events, and peak vacation months always feature plenty of kid-friendly shows.  The Hair Raiser Ghost Walk began in 1999, and this unique attraction is now a favorite with visitors who enjoy seeing where famous spectres like the black dog and the Silke were said to roam before finishing up with a nerve steadying dram at the Scotia Whisky Bar.

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Best Time to Fly to Dunedin

Dunedin is the main city in the Otago region of New Zealand’s South Island and its temperate Oceanic climate has warm, sunny summers and cool winters with a fair number of sunny days.  Summer is widely agreed to be the very best time to visit and it runs from November to April.  The peak months are December, January and March and it can be busy as local school vacations coincide with the increase in international tourism.  May and October are shoulder seasons with cheaper fares for travelers, and the fantastic scenery in and around the city is heightened by the onset of October spring growth or the autumn change in foliage in May. 

The October Rhododendron Festival celebrates the profusion of colorful shrubs that transform the city and the event attracts many visitors.  There is still much to be said for visiting Dunedin during the off-peak months of June to September, and those with a sweet tooth might enjoy a stay in July when the Chocolate Carnival comes to town for a delicious and exciting week.

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Getting around Dunedin

Once in Dunedin, the local bus service is cheap and comprehensive, and taxis charge fair set rates for local journeys.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Dunedin?

Travelers will need to book flights to Dunedin (DUD) if they wish to fly to Dunedin. The Dunedin airport is 14.9 mi from the city center.

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