The cheapest times to fly from AKL to SYD are

  • January 15th to January 28th
  • March 12th to March 25th
  • April 30th to June 24th (except the week of May 7th)
  • July 30th to September 23rd

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 SYD is mid August. Prices can be as high as $487 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $191 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Sydney

Flying from Auckland (AKL) to Sydney (SYD) will usually cost between $200 to $405 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 $201. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $422. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $221 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $254 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AKL to SYD flight.

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

AKL to SYD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AKL to SYD 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

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $25 (9%) 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 $252. Return trip prices are from the SYD 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 SYD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 24 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Air Vanuatu, Aircalin, Alliance Airlines, Asiana, China Eastern, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Finnair, Hainan, Hawaiian, Jetstar, LATAM, Qantas, Samoa Airways, Singapore Airlines, THAI, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1341 miles or 2158 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AKL to SYD flight is about 3 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Auckland and Sydney?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from AKL to SYD.


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 SYD
Destination airport name Sydney International Airport
City Sydney
Country Australia
Latitude -33.9
Longitude 151.2


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