The cheapest times to fly from AKL to BNE are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • May 14th to June 17th
  • July 30th to September 9th
  • October 29th to December 2nd

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 BNE is mid August. Prices can be as high as $527 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $286 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Brisbane

Flying from Auckland (AKL) to Brisbane (BNE) will usually cost between $287 to $463 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $290. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $487. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $198 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $308 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AKL to BNE flight.

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

AKL to BNE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AKL to BNE 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 $0.13, 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 Brisbane, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Auckland. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $14 (4%) 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 $321. Return trip prices are from the BNE 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 BNE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 33 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from AKL to BNE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gold Coast Airport (OOL) in Gold Coast

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from BNE
  • Usually 3.08% less expensive than BNE
  • Nonstop flights available

See AKL to OOL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Vanuatu, Aircalin, China Airlines, China Eastern, Emirates, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Hainan, Hawaiian, Jetstar, LATAM, Qantas, Samoa Airways, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1426 miles or 2295 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AKL to BNE flight is about 3 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Auckland and Brisbane?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from AKL to BNE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeAKL
Origination airport nameAuckland International Airport
CountryNew Zealand

Return Airport

Destination codeBNE
Destination airport nameBrisbane International Airport


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