The cheapest times to fly from SLC to TUO are

  • January 29th to June 17th
  • October 15th to November 18th

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 SLC to TUO is mid May. Prices can be as high as $3448 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1156 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Taupo

Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to Taupo (TUO) will usually cost between $1270 to $2634 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $1256. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2887. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1631 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1667 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to TUO flight.

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

SLC to TUO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLC to TUO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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 Taupo, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Salt Lake City. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $549 (23%) 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 $1643. Return trip prices are from the TUO to SLC 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 SLC to TUO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 48 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from SLC to TUO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Auckland International Airport (AKL) in Auckland

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from TUO
  • Usually 28.70% less expensive than TUO
  • 1-layover flights available

See SLC to AKL flights


Flight Hacking SLC to TUO

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 SLC to TUO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Auckland (SLC > AKL > TUO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1255
  • Average savings: $412 (24.72%)

See SLC to AKL flights

Hack #2: Portland, OR (SLC > PDX > TUO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1540
  • Average savings: $128 (7.65%)

See SLC to PDX flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (SLC > SFO > TUO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1551
  • Average savings: $117 (6.99%)

See SLC to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SLC to TUO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Delta, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Taupo Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7118 miles or 11455 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SLC to TUO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to TUO flight is about 13 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and Taupo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from SLC to TUO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLC
Origination airport name Salt Lake City International Airport
City Salt Lake City, UT
Country the United States
Latitude 40.8
Longitude -112

Return Airport

Destination code TUO
Destination airport name Taupo Airport
City Taupo
Country New Zealand
Latitude -38.7
Longitude 176.1


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