The largest city in New Zealand, Auckland is a major transport hub for the entire area. It is packed with excellent shopping opportunities, great dining experiences and areas of incredible natural beauty. The city center is as busy as any other but within 30 minutes the urban landscape gives way to remote islands, stunning beaches, and hiking trails. You can visit the city’s Sky Tower, then jump off on a bungee rope if you’re feeling brave, shop the latest fashions at Auckland Central or join in with annual events like Hobbit Day or the Winter Games.
Flying to Auckland
1. Which airports serve Brisbane to Auckland?
Brisbane Airport is the third busiest in Australia, it is around 15 km from the center of the city. All flights from Brisbane arrive at Auckland Airport, 15 km from the city center. It is the only airport in New Zealand which accepts international flights.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Brisbane to Auckland?
Air New Zealand operates around one-third of all flights to Auckland from Brisbane, with up to three flights leaving every day of the week. Cathay, China Southern, and Emirates along with many others, also provide daily flights on this route.
3. How long is the flight?
From Brisbane to Auckland the average flight time is three hours and seven minutes. This is for a direct flight and these are most commonly offered by airlines. Auckland is two hours ahead of Brisbane.
4. Climate changes between Brisbane and Auckland
Brisbane basks in a subtropical climate, with very little difference between the seasons. Summers are hot, but winters are also very warm. In Auckland, the weather is characterized by sunny days. Rain is common between May and August, but from December to March days are generally dry.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
The New Zealand Dollar is the currency of Auckland and cash can be obtained from ATMs or banks. The preferred credit cards are MasterCard and Visa, though many others are widely accepted. Travelers do not need a visa to enter New Zealand and can stay for six months without one, though an onward ticket is required.
Brisbane is a far hotter city than Auckland with very little rain, so the cooler temperatures in Auckland and annual rains may make a refreshing change. Both are busy cities, with around 2 million people living in Brisbane and 1.5 million in Auckland, and both are also located by the sea.
Set across two harbors, Auckland is especially beautiful. The Viaduct Harbor is home to an array of super-yachts, with numerous bars and restaurants for everyone to enjoy. A few hours from the crowds you can experience a day of sailing, visit the Auckland Art Gallery or take a Hobbiton Day Trip to see where the Lord of the Rings films were made. According to the Mercer Quality of Living scale, this is the third most livable city in the world, meaning it not only looks good, but it’s clean, prosperous and attracts talented people from across the globe.
Brisbane to Auckland Last modified: Mar 24, 2020 5:19 -04:00
We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Auckland. Virgin Australia & Qantas frequently offer the best deals to Auckland flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.
Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Brisbane to Auckland?
The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Brisbane to Auckland based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.
How far in advance should I book tickets from Brisbane to Auckland?
The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Brisbane to Auckland.
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Cheapest Day To Fly from Brisbane to Auckland
We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Brisbane to Auckland is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.
Compare Flight Prices from Brisbane to Auckland by Month
Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Brisbane to Auckland flights.
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Cheap Last Minute Flights from Brisbane to Auckland
Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Brisbane to Auckland. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Brisbane to Auckland
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 Brisbane to Auckland is $527.
The average price for direct flights from Brisbane to Auckland is $433.
The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Brisbane to Auckland.
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One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Brisbane to Auckland
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 Brisbane to Auckland. 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.
The average price for one way flights from Brisbane to Auckland is $260.
The average price for round trip flights from Brisbane to Auckland is $433.
Brisbane to Auckland Flight Questions
Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:
Airlines in Brisbane flying to Auckland Last modified: Mar 24, 2020 5:19 -04:00Number of routes searched: 93Number of itineraries searched: 2,828,831
Wondering which airlines fly out of Brisbane to Auckland? We've gathered the average price of Brisbane airlines with flights to Auckland. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.
Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.
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Brisbane to Auckland Airports
These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Brisbane and Auckland. 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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