The cheapest times to fly from AKL to ADL are

  • January 29th to March 25th
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • July 30th to October 14th (except the week of October 1st)
  • October 29th to December 2nd (except the week of November 12th)

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 AKL to ADL is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $600 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $319 for Wednesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Adelaide

Flying from Auckland (AKL) to Adelaide (ADL) will usually cost between $351 to $529 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $361. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $557. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $196 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $400 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AKL to ADL flight.

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

AKL to ADL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AKL to ADL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Auckland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $26 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $400. Return trip prices are from the ADL to AKL 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 AKL to ADL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 37 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking AKL to ADL

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 AKL to ADL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Melbourne (AKL > MEL > ADL)

  • Price for both tickets: $382
  • Average savings: $18 (4.38%)

See AKL to SYD flights

Hack #2: Sydney (AKL > SYD > ADL)

  • Price for both tickets: $389
  • Average savings: $11 (2.75%)

See AKL to MEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, China Eastern, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Hainan, Jetstar, LATAM, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Adelaide International Airport to Auckland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2020 miles or 3251 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AKL to ADL flight is about 4 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Auckland and Adelaide?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from AKL to ADL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code ADL
Destination airport name Adelaide International Airport
City Adelaide
Country Australia
Latitude -34.9
Longitude 138.5


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