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Cheap flights to Auckland (AKL)

 

Auckland is unusual within travel circles in that it's an extremely popular destination only because it's the gateway to all the wonders throughout the rest of the country. Anyone wanting to visit this amazing country will most likely be landing in this huge city before heading out elsewhere, and this helps keep flights to Auckland relatively cheap all the time. Using Webjet you’ll be able to quickly find the cheapest flights on any airline as well as the best days to fly for the absolute lowest price airfare possible. Modern and efficient in spite of the high volume of traffic, the Auckland Airport is well set up for those wanting to quickly get into the city, as well as those transferring on to a domestic flight. A fast and free shuttle bus connects the international and domestic terminals, and those with more time can make the trip through a new shopping plaza between the two.

Airfare to Auckland

Being the base of Air New Zealand, flights to Auckland tend to be cheap with frequent promotions by that carrier and its competitors. The national airline flies to major hubs throughout the Pacific, and you can often get a surprisingly cheap flight from anywhere in North America by changing planes and airlines in Los Angeles or Honolulu. Coming from Europe or anywhere else to the east you can usually find cheap flights on a major Asian or Middle Eastern carrier.

Flight information for Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has more international traffic than any airport in the region aside from Sydney. The busy international terminal is connected by a retail area to two domestic terminal buildings, so transferring to or from a local flight involves little more than drifting past some shops. With as many transfer passengers as it gets, it's no surprise that there are abundant dining and drinking options as well. You can also book hotels or other onward travel right at a desk near the luggage area.

Airlines that fly into Auckland Airport

Air New Zealand is the busy national carrier that flies to all major airports within the country as well as to major cities around the Pacific Rim. Air Tahiti Nui competes on flights to Los Angeles by offering a layover in Tahiti as a bonus, and Qantas Airways and Virgin Blue Airlines connect Australia to New Zealand. For those coming from or connecting through Asia you can fly directly on Cathay Pacific Airways, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, and Thai International Airways. For those coming from Europe or the Middle East, Emirates Airlines is a great choice with excellent service.

Auckland Airport ground transportation

Taxis are relatively expensive but easy to find at Auckland Airport. Those on a tighter budget will appreciate the dedicated airport shuttles that make a fixed loop from the airport and past all the major hotel areas in the city center and then back again. Public buses are available and take much longer, though are very cheap.

Car rental companies at Auckland Airport

  • Alamo
  • AutoEurope
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Hertz
  • National
  • Thrifty

 

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