The cheapest times to fly from DBQ to AKL are

  • January 15th to March 25th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • May 7th to June 10th
  • September 3rd to September 23rd
  • October 22nd to December 9th

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 DBQ to AKL is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $9289 for Sunday flights during early October, or as low as $1261 for Wednesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Auckland

Flying from Dubuque, IA (DBQ) to Auckland (AKL) will usually cost between $1286 to $5242 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $1304. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early October, with an average price of $9040. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $7736 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1832 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DBQ to AKL flight.

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

DBQ to AKL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DBQ to AKL flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Dubuque. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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 to Auckland, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Dubuque. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $610 (22%) 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 $1809. Return trip prices are from the AKL to DBQ 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 DBQ to AKL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 31 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DBQ 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 DBQ to AKL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (DBQ > LAX > AKL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1366
  • Average savings: $467 (25.46%)

See DBQ to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (DBQ > SFO > AKL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1430
  • Average savings: $403 (21.97%)

See DBQ to SFO flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (DBQ > LAS > AKL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1450
  • Average savings: $382 (20.85%)

See DBQ to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Auckland International Airport to Dubuque Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8074 miles or 12994 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DBQ to AKL flight is about 15 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubuque, IA and Auckland?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from DBQ to AKL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DBQ
Origination airport name Dubuque Regional Airport
City Dubuque, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 42.4
Longitude -90.7

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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