The cheapest times to fly from STL to AKL are

  • February 12th to March 11th
  • April 23rd to June 17th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 8th, October 15th, and November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from STL to AKL is late May. Prices can be as high as $2730 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1209 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Auckland

Flying from St. Louis, MO (STL) to Auckland (AKL) will usually cost between $1213 to $2079 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $1252. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2307. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1056 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1296 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STL to AKL flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the STL to AKL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

STL to AKL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the STL to AKL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from St. Louis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Auckland, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to St. Louis. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $166 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1378. Return trip prices are from the AKL to STL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from STL to AKL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 20 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking STL to AKL

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from STL to AKL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (STL > PEK > AKL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1267
  • Average savings: $29 (2.24%)

See STL to PEK flights

Hack #2: Shanghai (STL > PVG > AKL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1281
  • Average savings: $15 (1.16%)

See STL to PVG flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (STL > LAX > AKL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1289
  • Average savings: $8 (0.58%)

See STL to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from STL to AKL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Korean Air, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Auckland International Airport to St Louis Lambert International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7973 miles or 12831 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from STL to AKL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop STL to AKL flight is about 15 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between St. Louis, MO and Auckland?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from STL to AKL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code STL
Origination airport name St Louis Lambert International Airport
City St. Louis, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.7
Longitude -90.4

Return Airport

Destination code AKL
Destination airport name Auckland International Airport
City Auckland
Country New Zealand
Latitude -37
Longitude 174.8


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