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Flight from Auckland to Sydney
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Looking for cheap airfare to Sydney? 25% of our users found tickets to Sydney for the following prices or less: From Auckland $208 one-way - $322 round-trip, from Queenstown $304 one-way - $603 round-trip, from Wellington $422 one-way - $898 round-trip
Book at least 4 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be March, April and May. The cheapest month to fly from New Zealand is February.
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Sydney Airport (SYD) helps service not only Australia’s most populated city, but also the expanse of national parks and wilderness that surround it. The Blue Mountains (62 km) and Royal National Park (36 km) are popular travel destinations close to Sydney and can be both be reached within an hour’s drive.
You can do your duty free shopping when you arrive at Sydney Airport. A large range of electronic equipment, jewellery and perfume is available within the Arrivals Hall of the International Terminal at Sydney Airport. Be mindful that the maximum value of duty free items purchased cannot exceed A$ 900 (≈NZ$ 945).
An AirportTrain links Sydney Airport to the city centre. Once your flight lands and you pick up your luggage, head towards the right hand side of the International Terminal where you will see signs leading to the train station. The trip in to the city takes approximately 20 min and a one-way ticket can be purchased at the station for A$ 18.70 (≈NZ$ 19.50).
Car rental agencies have their offices located within the Arrivals Hall of the International Terminal, directly to the left of the main exit. You can find a number of major global rental companies represented here, including Budget, Hertz, Avis and Thrifty.
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Vodafone and Optus both have stores located within the Arrivals Hall of the International Terminal. You will be able to purchase a SIM with unlimited domestic calls and 10GB of data for A$ 30 (≈NZ$ 31.50).
Uber and other ridesharing platforms are permitted to pick up passengers from Sydney Airport. Follow the signs to the Priority Pickup area once you clear customs, where your designated driver will meet you. The cost of a trip to the central business district of Sydney will be A$ 55 (≈NZ$ 58).
In the last 3 days, the cheapest flight deal to Sydney was found on the route from Auckland, at $211 one-way and $538 return. The most popular connection is from Auckland to Sydney and KAYAK users have found return deals for as low as $327 in the last 3 days.
American Airlines, Air Canada, and Alaska Airlines are commonly used to fly to Sydney from New Zealand.
There are 7 km between Sydney city centre and Sydney.
Sydney is served by Sydney, also commonly referred to as Kingsford Smith or Sydney. The airport code is SYD.
The cheapest month for flights to Sydney is February. On the other hand, the most expensive months are April and May.
Qantas Airways, Alaska Airlines and Emirates have waived their change and cancellation fees on flights to Sydney. Confirm policies on booking site.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights to Sydney.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Sydney is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Sydney with an airline and back with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Sydney up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.