The cheapest times to fly from IAH to AKL are

  • February 12th to June 24th
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the week of 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 IAH to AKL is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $2215 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $994 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Auckland

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Auckland (AKL) will usually cost between $1025 to $1811 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $1040. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1964. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $924 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1349 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to AKL flight.

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

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IAH to AKL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to AKL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. Fridays 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 $113 (8%) 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 $1345. Return trip prices are from the AKL to IAH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from IAH to AKL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 20 minutes may be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1175
  • Average savings: $174 (12.9%)

See IAH to LAX flights

Hack #2: Las Vegas, NV (IAH > LAS > AKL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1323
  • Average savings: $26 (1.93%)

See IAH to LAS flights

Hack #3: Vancouver (IAH > YVR > AKL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1331
  • Average savings: $18 (1.33%)

See IAH to YVR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, ANA, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Korean Air, LATAM, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Auckland International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7420 miles or 11941 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to AKL flight is about 14 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Auckland?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from IAH to AKL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code IAH
Origination airport name George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 30
Longitude -95.3

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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