Flights from Auckland to Sydney, Australia

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As one of the oldest cities in Australia, Sydney has plenty to offer. With instantly recognizable features such as Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbor Bridge and Bondi Beach, this lively city is very popular with tourists. The city is home to world-class restaurants and has amazing shopping facilities, and there are also plenty of activities that will keep you fully entertained. You can take one of the walking tours to the top of Sydney Harbor Bridge – definitely not for the faint-hearted – and enjoy the spectacular views. For the best attractions, head to the southern side of the harbor.

Flying to Sydney

1. Which airports serve Auckland to Sydney?

The main airport in Auckland is Auckland International Airport. Flights to Sydney from Auckland will land at Kingsford Smith Airport. These are two of the busiest airports in the southern hemisphere.

2. Which airlines operate flights from Auckland to Sydney?

Air New Zealand operates a direct flight between Auckland and Sydney. Other direct flights are operated by Qantas, China Airlines and LAN Airlines. Indirect flights are operated by Qantas, stopping at Wellington Airport in New Zealand or Melbourne in Australia.

3. How long is the flight?

The time of a direct flight between Auckland and Sydney is around 3 hours and 5 minutes. Indirect flights can take around 6 hours but there are connections that could mean your trip takes around 15 hours or more depending upon the connection. There is a difference in time zone with Sydney 2 hours behind Auckland.

4. Climate changes between Auckland and Sydney

In Sydney, the average winter temperature is around 16°C, while in summer it can be in excess of 30°C. Auckland has a much milder climate and winter temperatures are around 14°C and in summer around 24°C. Auckland also sees much more rain than Sydney.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

The lifestyle in both Auckland and Sydney is very relaxed and laid-back, so those who travel from one city to another will not notice many cultural differences. In Sydney, the Australian Dollar is the currency and in Auckland it is the New Zealand Dollar. In both cities the official language is English. Visitors from Auckland do not need to obtain a tourist visa to enter Australia. However, passport holders from many other countries will require an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) which allows entry to Australia for up to three months at a time for tourist or business travel purposes.

Sydney Information

If you want to be sure that you make the most of your time in Sydney, head first to the visitor’s center where you can find out more about the attractions in and around the city. Take a guided tour of the waterfront on the Aussie Duck, a fun trip for all the family, and be sure to stop at St Andrews Cathedral, the oldest cathedral in Australia, which is open to visitors.

If you want to spend a little time exploring outside the city, there are plenty of attractions for you to consider. The Blue Mountains are popular with hikers and climbers, or you could spend a little time exploring the Hunter Valley Wineries. During the winter, you can even go skiing.

Sydney has an excellent public transport system so getting around is easy. There are bus, train and regular ferry services. A popular way to see the sights is by taking a bus tour.

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We've scanned 117,220,093 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Sydney, Australia. Latam Airlines Group & Air New Zealand frequently offer the best deals to Sydney, Australia flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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Thu 2/05
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$486
Air New Zealand
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Tue 30/04
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$514
Qantas
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Fri 12/04
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$522
Multiple Airlines
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Fri 19/04
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$551
China Eastern
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$551
Jetstar
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How Much is a Flight from Auckland to Sydney, Australia?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Auckland to Sydney, Australia, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $510.

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How far in advance should I book tickets from Auckland to Sydney, Australia?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Auckland to Sydney, Australia.

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< 7 days $546 $605
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60-90 days $551 $605
90+ days $570 $615

Cheapest Day To Fly from Auckland to Sydney, Australia

We've examined 234,440,186 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Auckland to Sydney, Australia is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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$559$559$559$399$428 $551

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Auckland to Sydney, Australia

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Auckland to Sydney, Australia

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Auckland to Sydney, Australia is not available.

The average price for direct flights from Auckland to Sydney, Australia is not available.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Auckland to Sydney, Australia.

Weekly Direct Flights from Auckland to Sydney, Australia - By Carrier
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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Auckland to Sydney, Australia

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Auckland to Sydney, Australia. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison. Find Flights

Auckland to Sydney, Australia Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Auckland to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: The average Auckland to Sydney, Australia flight time is 3 hours and 40 minutes.
Question: How far is Sydney, Australia from Auckland?
Answer: The distance from Auckland to Sydney, Australia is 2,158 kilometers (1,341 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Auckland to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: There are 9 direct flights from Auckland to Sydney, Australia.
Question: What are the most popular Auckland airlines for direct flights from Auckland to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: Virgin Australia provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Auckland and Sydney, Australia.

Auckland to Sydney, Australia Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Auckland and Sydney, Australia. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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