Flights from London to Auckland International

London to Auckland International

  • London to Auckland International is 11,411 miles
  • The average flight time from London to Auckland International is 23h
  • £554 was the cheapest return price from London to Auckland International last month
  • The most popular airline flying from London to Auckland International last month was Emirates

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This information is correct as of February 2016

Airlines that fly from London to Auckland

A number of airlines provide indirect flights, with one stop, from London to Auckland, New Zealand. Qantas stop in Sydney, Malaysia Airlines stop in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Airlines stop in Singapore and Cathay Pacific stop in Hong Kong. All of these flights depart from London Heathrow Airport. Emirates also provide flights to Auckland, flying from both London Heathrow and London Gatwick Airports, stopping in Dubai. 

Terminal Information

London Heathrow

London Heathrow Airport is home to a number of terminals. Singapore Airlines depart from Terminal 2, Qantas and Cathay Pacific depart from Terminal 3, and Malaysia Airlines and Emirates depart from Terminal 4. The airport advises passengers on long haul flights to check-in at least three hours before their scheduled flight departure time but it’s probably worth checking with your airline for their advice too.

All terminals at London Heathrow offer a variety of facilities. There’s free unlimited Wi-Fi throughout each terminal building, with a faster service available for a fee. Each departures lounge is also home to a duty free store, currency exchange desks and a premium lounge. There are lots of food, drink and shopping outlets to choose from, with high street favourites and more exclusive names too.

London Gatwick

London Gatwick Airport has two terminals, North and South. Emirates flights to Auckland depart from the North Terminal. Passengers on long haul flights are advised to check-in four hours before their scheduled flight departure time.

The North Terminal is home to food outlets like Burger King and Frankie & Benny’s, and shops including WHSmith, Harrods and Hugo Boss. There’s Wi-Fi available in the terminal, free of charge for up to 90 minutes. You can pay to extend the service and will also find internet kiosks with computers and printing facilities located before and after security. 

Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport is the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand. It’s located 21 kilometres south of Auckland city centre. The airport is divided into two terminals, international and domestic, with all flights from the UK arriving to the international terminal.

In the international terminal arrivals hall, you’ll find a duty free store, free Wi-Fi for up to 30 minutes and a currency exchange. There are also car hire offices for companies including Avis, Hertz, Thrifty, Europcar and Budget.

If you’re planning to take public transport from the airport to the city centre, you can catch the Airbus Express shuttle from outside the terminal building. The bus departs every 15 minutes and tickets are available online, from self-service machines in the arrivals hall or from the driver, providing you are paying in cash.

Practical Information

British citizens don’t need a visa to enter New Zealand for a period of up to six months. You may be asked to show proof of onward or return travel and funds to support yourself during your visit. You will also need to have a passport valid for the duration of your stay and for at least one month beyond the date you’re planning to leave New Zealand.

What to Expect in Auckland

Auckland enjoys a warm climate with hot, humid summers and mild winters. Summer falls between December and March and often experiences temperature highs in the mid-twenties.

The cost of living in Auckland is much cheaper than in London, making it very affordable for tourists. A mid-range three course meal will cost around $85.00 (£40.00), a bottle of beer around $8.00 (£3.60) and a one way journey on public transport about $4.00 (£1.80).

Auckland is 12 hours ahead of the UK.

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