Cheap flights to New Zealand

Flights to New Zealand in 2022

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, 18% potential price rise
Cheapest inJuneBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price$1,346Average for round-trip flights in January 2022
Round-trip from$1,119From Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl to Auckland Intl
One-way from$704One-way flight from Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl (LAS) to New Zealand

Cheap flights to New Zealand in January, February 2022

The best prices found for AKL flights for January, February
Jan 21 - Jan 23
LAS

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

24h 30m
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAS

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

1 stop

35h 59m
$1,613

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Jan 18 - Jan 25
LAS

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

34h 15m
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAS

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

2 stops

26h 02m
$1,747

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Jan 20 - Jan 23
LAS

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

34h 15m
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAS

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

2 stops

32h 38m
$1,775

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/15/22

New Zealand 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand found for this year
Apr 15 - Apr 26
LAS

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

24h 55m
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAS

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

2 stops

27h 37m
$1,119

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/17/22

Apr 15 - Apr 28
LAS

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

24h 55m
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAS

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

2 stops

27h 37m
$1,144

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/17/22

Apr 21 - Apr 30
LAS

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

26h 07m
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAS

Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl

2 stops

26h 32m
$1,146

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/17/22

Can I fly to New Zealand from USA right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from USA to New Zealand

Most visitors from USA will not be allowed to enter New Zealand.

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

Documents
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 USA from New Zealand?

Returning to USA from New Zealand

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to USA.

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

What is the cheapest month to fly to New Zealand?

The cheapest ticket to New Zealand found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$1,107

February

$1,021

March

$997

April

$1,044

May

$1,046

June

$1,071

July

$1,107

August

$1,076

September

$1,079

October

$1,075

November

$1,067

December

$1,165

Currently, the cheapest month for flights to New Zealand is March. 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 New Zealand?

Average New Zealand flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

LAS - AKL

Price

$997 - $1,794

AKL

Temperature

51.8 - 68 °F

AKL

Precipitation

2.8 - 5.1 inches

October is typically the best time to fly to New Zealand, but there are other times where great deals are available. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to New Zealand, the warmest period tends to be January, with the wettest being July.

Best Time to Fly to New Zealand

Peak season:
December, January and February (New Zealand’s summer months) are the best time to travel. Average temperatures are between 68 and 86 degrees (F). The autumn months of March through May are good times to book trips to New Zealand. The temperatures are slightly cooler than summer, but the weather can still be excellent and this is the time of year for beautiful autumn foliage.

Off season:
Traveling is cheaper during July and August and visitors can likely find cheap flights to New Zealand during this time. Average winter temperatures are 50-59 degrees (F).

Why you should take a flight to New Zealand

New Zealand is surrounded by mountains, fast-flowing rivers, lakes, forests, and miles-long beaches. Travelers seeking peace, nature, and paradise book flights to New Zealand to gain tranquility from the general chaos of everyday life. Thanks to an excess in tourism, the country’s economy continues to grow at a steady pace. Add tourism to New Zealand’s main export business — meat, wool, and dairy — and the country continues to thrive and produce. 

Travelers booking trips to New Zealand will find there is plenty to taste. Dine on a dozen different varieties of fish and shellfish fresh from the New Zealand waters. The vast land mass and farming gives diners some of the best prime beef, lamb, venison, and ostrich. And what meal is complete without a glass of wine. New Zealand wines are revered around the world and continue to be praised by some of the best sommeliers in the world. 

Once your flight to New Zealand arrives, take in some hiking, rafting, swim with the dolphins, whale-watch, and, of course, take a turn at bungee-jumping. New Zealand is a country of adventures just waiting for travelers to set foot and explore.

New Zealand climate

The New Zealand climate changes throughout the year. There are mild winters and warm, humid summers on the North Island, while the South Island is colder and has huge glaciers and snowfields. The mountains get snow in the winter and the west coast sees most of the rain. Summer lasts from November to April.

Getting around New Zealand

Air New ZealandThe following chart gives approximate journey times from Wellington (in hours and minutes) to other major cities and towns in New Zealand.

 AirRoadRail
Auckland1.009.0010.00
N. Plymouth1.008.30
Christchurch0.457.20*5.20*
Dunedin1.2012.20*

Note: *Plus ferry crossing of three hours.

New Zealand Travel Information

  • Kapiti Island, north of Wellington on the North Island, is home to a nature reserve that protects some of the rarest birds in the world. These include Robin, Saddleback, Stitchbird, Kaka, Kakariki, Weka, Kereru, Bellbirds and the extremely rare flightless Takahe. The nocturnal Kiwi, the emblem of New Zealand, also lives here.
  • Rotorua in central North Island, is a geothermal area. There are several geysers including the spectacular 20-metre Pohutu geyser at Whakarewarewa (the thermal village) and hot mud pools. It is also the heartland of Maori culture. There are 16 lakes around Rotorua, 11 are fishable and stock trout (rainbow, brown, brook and tiger).Major fishing lakes are Rotorua, Rotoiti, Tarawera, Okataina and Rotoma. Ask your Rotorua hotel for sight-seeing recommendations, as you’ll like get a couple discounts if you book in bulk.
  • Larnach Castle is New Zealand’s only castle and Dunedin’s (South Island) top visitor attraction. The castle was built in 1871 by William Larnach for his first wife. It is owned by the Barker family, but it is open for tours and celebrations. The views over the Otago Peninsula are breathtaking. Dunedin is also home to the Cadbury Factory, which features a unique chocolate fall in a five-storey high silo.
  • Queenstown is the birthplace of commercial bungee-jumping. The city lies on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, and is surrounded by the Remarkables mountain range, the youngest ski area in the region. The Lindauer Queenstown Winter Festival takes place in late June and July, so be sure to book your Queenstown hotels well in advance if you plan on attending the festival.
  • The Lord of the Rings trail: Mount Aspiring National Park, named for one of New Zealand’s highest peaks, is part of Te Wahipounamu, the South West New Zealand UNESCO World Heritage Area. The park, to the south of the Southern Alps, is popular for walking and mountaineering. Many locations around Glenorchy village (Lothlorien, Amon Hen, Orthanc, and Isengard) were used in the films.
  • Hotels in Auckland City are a great starting point for first-time New Zealand travelers, and available for all budgets and personalities.

How popular are flights to New Zealand this year?

Searches for flights to New Zealand have seen a decrease of 32% this year.

Popular regions to fly to in New Zealand

Not sure where to visit in New Zealand? Start by selecting one of the most popular places in New Zealand below to filter down your possible destination.