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How to find the cheapest flight from
USA to New Zealand

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 January, February 2021

The best prices found for USA to New Zealand flights for January, February
13 Feb - 13 May
$1,123pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
13 Feb - 13 May
$1,126pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
22 Feb - 22 Apr
$1,127pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

USA to New Zealand 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand from USA found for this year
3 Apr - 6 Apr
$829pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Apr - 15 Apr
$830pp
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
5 Apr - 29 Apr
$830pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to New Zealand from USA

Save time with USA to New Zealand direct flight deals
27 May - 10 Jun
$907pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
27 May - 10 Jun
$932pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
19 Apr - 30 Apr
$940pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from USA to New Zealand

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Zealand from USA, departing today and this week
18 Jan - 9 Feb
$1,171pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
18 Jan - 11 Feb
$1,206pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
20 Jan - 9 Feb
$1,210pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to New Zealand from USA

The cheapest one-way flights from USA to New Zealand
9:05 pm - 2:00 pm
China Airlines
2 Stops
45h 55m
SFO - AKL
China Airlines
$501
Fareboom
7:00 am - 5:45 pm
Hawaiian Airlines
2 Stops
39h 45m
LAX - AKL
Hawaiian Airlines
$558
Hawaiian Airlines
5:39 am - 3:20 am
Air New Zealand
1 Stop
26h 41m
SEA - AKL
Air New Zealand
$560
Ovago

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about USA to New Zealand flights.

Flight FAQs

From USA to New Zealand

Are flight prices decreasing from USA to New Zealand due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both USA and New Zealand for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from United States to New Zealand to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from United States to New Zealand are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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, Qantas Airways, and Fiji Airways. 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 $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to New Zealand for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $829, but on average you can expect to pay $891.

Are there nonstop flights from USA to New Zealand for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from USA to New Zealand under $1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from USA to New Zealand is less than $997.

Are there last-minute flights available from USA to New Zealand for under $1,200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from USA to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $1,200.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from USA to New Zealand?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada are the most popular airlines when flying from USA to New Zealand.

What are the most popular routes from USA to New Zealand?

The most popular flight routes from USA to New Zealand are Los Angeles - Auckland Intl, New York John F Kennedy Intl - Auckland Intl and Dallas/Fort Worth - Auckland Intl.

What are the cheapest Flights from USA to New Zealand?

While on average a flight from USA to New Zealand is generally $1,800, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $407. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Auckland Intl), you can expect to pay $829 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from USA to New Zealand?

Consider Air Canada (94%), Turkish Airlines (94%) or United Airlines (94%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from USA to New Zealand.

How long is the flight from USA to New Zealand?

For as low as $940, Air New Zealand can have you in New Zealand from USA in 13h 05m. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from USA to New Zealand round-trip?

According to our current data, Fiji Airways ($829), and Air New Zealand ($907) offers the cheapest pricing from USA to New Zealand.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from USA to New Zealand are Hawaiian Airlines ($477), Air New Zealand ($491), and China Airlines ($501).

Destination information for New Zealand

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from USA to New Zealand
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.39
Flight duration
12h 38m

Airports servicing

Christchurch (CHC)
Chatham Islands (CHT)
Dunedin (DUD)
Great Barrier Island (GBZ)
Gisborne Airport (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
Air China
$785 $882 No cancel fee 67%
Air Tahiti Nui
$727 $1,025 No cancel fee 73%

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

China Eastern
$874 $1,035 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.

Fiji Airways
$638 $1,078 No cancel fee 74%
Virgin Australia
$417 $1,144 No cancel fee 80%
China Southern
$579 $1,145 No cancel fee 69%

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

Cathay Pacific
$909 $1,246 No cancel fee 72%
Hawaiian Airlines
$569 $1,251 No cancel fee 85%
Delta
$224 $1,264 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$624 $1,270 No cancel fee 67%
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