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How to find the cheapest flight from
USA to New Zealand

All the information you need to plan the best null to AKL flight in 2022: compare USA to New Zealand flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Zealand.
When is the cheapest time to fly from USA to New Zealand (US - NZ)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from USA to New Zealand as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from USA to New Zealand?

To save on the cost of your flight from USA to New Zealand, book at least 36 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,017 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,017.

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

Flights from USA to New Zealand lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from USA to New Zealand in June, with the cheapest ticket starting at $802.

Cheap flights from USA to New Zealand in May, June 2022

The best prices found for USA to New Zealand flights for May, June
22 May - 29 May
$733pp
HNL
Honolulu
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
13 Jun - 19 Jun
$829pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu
12 Jun - 19 Jun
$840pp
HNL
Honolulu
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
HNL
Honolulu

USA to New Zealand 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand from USA found for this year
29 Aug - 6 Sep
$601pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
29 Aug - 4 Sep
$607pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
1 Aug - 4 Aug
$609pp
HNL
Honolulu
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

Non-stop flights to New Zealand from USA

Save time with USA to New Zealand direct flight deals
11 Aug - 3 Nov
$763pp
HNL
Honolulu
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
3 Nov - 17 Nov
$778pp
HNL
Honolulu
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu
3 Nov - 17 Nov
$779pp
HNL
Honolulu
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
HNL
Honolulu

Last minute flights from USA to New Zealand

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Zealand from USA, departing today and this week
24 May - 3 Aug
$854pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
24 May - 14 Jun
$880pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
25 May - 8 Jun
$897pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to New Zealand from United States

The cheapest one-way flights from USA to New Zealand
8:00 am - 8:40 am
Fiji Airways
2 Stops
25h 40m
HNL - AKL
Fiji Airways
$419
Travel2Be
4:30 am - 1:10 am
Jetstar
1 Stop
21h 40m
HNL - AKL
Jetstar
$432
Kiwi.com
4:25 am - 6:45 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
15h 20m
HNL - AKL
Multiple Airlines
$437
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">USA</span> to <span class="emphasized">New Zealand</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From USA to New Zealand

Which airlines flying from United States to New Zealand have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from United States to New Zealand that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air New Zealand, Fiji Airways, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from USA to New Zealand for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to New Zealand for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $601, but on average you can expect to pay $644.

Are there nonstop flights from USA to New Zealand for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from USA to New Zealand under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from USA to New Zealand is less than $805.

Are there last-minute flights available from USA to New Zealand for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from USA to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $900.

What days are nonstop flights available from USA to New Zealand?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday.

How popular is this USA to New Zealand flight route?

The United States to New Zealand flight path was viewed by 42 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from USA to New Zealand on average per day?

Per day, 4 flights depart from USA to New Zealand on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from USA to New Zealand?

For as low as $687, Jetstar can have you in New Zealand from USA in 18h 15m. USA and New Zealand are separated by a distance of 6552 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from USA to New Zealand one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $250. However, be on the lookout for offers from Fiji Airways and Air New Zealand, as they are both options that can get you from USA to New Zealand for a low price.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Zealand

Do I need a COVID test to fly to New Zealand from USA?

Information is based on travel restrictions from USA to New Zealand

Most visitors from USA need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter New Zealand.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from USA must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to 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.

Online Travel Declaration - Complete the Travel Declaration process to obtain a Travel Pass prior to arrival in New Zealand.


Do I need a test to 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to USA.

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

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Destination information for New Zealand

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from USA to New Zealand.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.58
Flight duration from United States to New Zealand
10h 43m

Airports servicing

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

Top 10 airlines flying from USA to New Zealand

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from USA to New Zealand choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Hawaiian Airlines
$9 $1,080 No cancel fee 85%
Juneyao Airlines
$10 $16 No cancel fee 66%

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

Air Tahiti Nui
$247 $1,397 No cancel fee 73%
American Airlines
$264 $1,364 No cancel fee 71%
Virgin Australia
$417 $1,074 No cancel fee 80%
United Airlines
$509 $1,951 No cancel fee 69%
China Southern
$579 $1,098 No cancel fee 69%
China Eastern
$663 $1,027 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.

Qantas Airways
$686 $1,570 No cancel fee 74%
Fiji Airways
$708 $884 No cancel fee 74%
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