The cheapest times to fly from SWF to AKL are

  • January 15th to March 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 SWF to AKL is mid February. Prices can be as high as $9656 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $5570 for Monday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Auckland

Flying from Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY (SWF) to Auckland (AKL) will usually cost between $5624 to $9238 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $6173. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $7044. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $871 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5844 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SWF to AKL flight.

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

SWF to AKL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SWF to AKL flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Newburgh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.41, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AKL, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into SWF. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Auckland, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Newburgh. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2336 (25%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $5800. Return trip prices are from the AKL to SWF 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 SWF 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 16 hour 53 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1409
  • Average savings: $4435 (75.89%)

See SWF to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1446
  • Average savings: $4399 (75.27%)

See SWF to SFO flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1493
  • Average savings: $4351 (74.45%)

See SWF to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8835 miles or 14219 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SWF to AKL flight is about 16 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Newburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY and Auckland?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 37 available flights from SWF to AKL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSWF
Origination airport nameStewart International Airport
CityNewburgh/Poughkeepsie, NY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeAKL
Destination airport nameAuckland International Airport
CountryNew Zealand


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