How to find cheap flights to Sydney with eSky
Enjoy our discounts, flight specials, and promotions and book your plane tickets to Sydney at the lowest possible cost. We can search and compare offers of as many as 950 airlines to find you the ideal flight ticket. Use our cheap travel search tools and features, such as the eSky airfare search engine, price alerts, deals or airfare calendar to snap up bargain flights from New Zealand to Sydney.
Flight specials from New Zealand to Sydney
We put all of our cheapest flight tickets to Sydney in the “Deals” section so that you can view them in one place. To check available special offers, just type your home airport in the "From" box and Sydney in the "To" box. If there are no flight deals from your departure point to Sydney at the moment (they sell very quickly), type in "New Zealand" to check promo flights from other airports.
Price alerts for flights to Sydney
You will not need to start searching for your cheap flight to Sydney every day several months before the trip if you set a price alert. You will be notified every time the airfare goes down if you give us your email address and enter the maximum price of the flight. Start monitoring your route now to get the cheapest flight from New Zealand to Sydney.
Cheap flights to Sydney with the eSky airfare search
Cheap direct flights from New Zealand to Sydney are operated from Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, and Queenstown by Jetstar, LATAM Airlines, Qantas, Emirates, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui or Virgin Australia. The average flight duration from Auckland to Sydney is 3 hours 35 minutes; from Wellington to Sydney 3 hours 40 minutes; from Christchurch to Sydney 3 hours 20 minutes; from Queenstown to Sydney 3 hours 15 minutes. Because of the large number of airlines serving the route, you will be able to choose from an array of cheap flights departing at different hours. Other cities in New Zealand from which you can fly to Sydney include: New Plymouth (the average flight duration is 5 hours 55 minutes on Air New Zealand); Blenheim (the average flight duration is 6 hours 20 minutes on Air New Zealand); Dunedin (the average flight duration is 6 hours 15 minutes on Air New Zealand); Nelson (the average flight duration is 5 hours 45 minutes on Air New Zealand); Hamilton (the average flight duration is 6 hours 20 minutes on Air New Zealand and Emirates); or Tauranga (the average flight duration is 5 hours 35 minutes on Air New Zealand and Qantas). As they do not connect directly with Sydney, you will need to change in Auckland, Queenstown, Christchurch or Wellington, or at one of the airports in Australia. With the eSky cheap airfare search engine, you can browse through a wide range of flight options from New Zealand to Sydney, including tickets from budget airlines and regular carriers, promo fares, discounts, and special deals. You can sort the results and use filters, such as preferred departure hours or airlines serving the route to find your perfect connection faster. Discover unlimited travel options with eSky and save big on your cheap flights to Sydney.
Airlines offering cheap airfares from New Zealand to Sydney
Airlines operating cheap direct flights from New Zealand to Sydney include, but are not limited to, Jetstar, LATAM Airlines, Qantas, Emirates, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui or Virgin Australia. After booking your cheap flight to Sydney with eSky, check your flight baggage allowance and services included in the price of your ticket. Very often, there are fees and surcharges for additional pieces of baggage and a seat reservation service, so unless you need it very much, do not purchase it. Try to pack in your hand baggage if you are flying to Sydney for several days and choose a free seat on a plane to keep the airfare as low as possible. If there is a free online check-in available with the airline that will fly you to Sydney, check in online as soon as it opens. Not only you will save on airport check-in fees, but you will probably be able to choose from some comfortable remaining seats.
Cheap hotels in Sydney with eSky
Use the eSky hotel search engine to book your cheap hotel in Sydney. Not only is it convenient because you can do it right after you have booked your cheap plane tickets on our website, but it can save you up to 30% of the regular price. To search and compare an array of cheap accommodation options in Sydney, enter Sydney in the "destination" box, then choose your dates and room configurations. You can sort the results by price, distance from the city center, rating, and popularity. To narrow the results and view only specific types of accommodation with particular amenities, use filters. To reduce the price of your Sydney package and save up to 40%, you can either register your account on eSky or subscribe to our newsletter. Once you leave us your email address, you will start receiving great deals on flights and hotels in destinations you will be willing to visit. Do not hesitate - it is free of charge and can help you travel to Sydney and other places at a minimum cost.
Australia entry requirements
As a New Zealand citizen, to enter Australia you will need to present a valid passport and complete an Incoming Passenger Card. You do not need to apply for a visa beforehand - you will be granted a Special Category Visa (SCV) allowing you to visit, live, work and study in Australia. The SCV will end when you leave Australia.
The airport in Sydney
Your cheap flight to Sydney will arrive at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, also referred to as just Sydney Airport. Located 8 km from the city center, it serves as a hub for Qantas, as well as a secondary hub for Virgin Australia and Jetstar Airways. It has three runways and three passenger terminals. Sydney Airport is the busiest airport in Australia. The busiest international routes include Auckland, Singapore, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Denpasar, Abu Dhabi, and Christchurch. The airport offers passengers numerous places to shop, including outlets with travel essentials, clothes & accessories, souvenirs, and quick bites. They can also avail of banking and postal services, baggage storage, exchange, and a pharmacy. At the airport, there are also many places to eat and drink, including bistros, bars, brasseries, cafes as well as restaurants serving up hearty meals to tame your hunger. It takes 20-25 minutes to get from Sydney Airport to the city center by car. Rental car companies' desks are at the arrivals level at T1 International terminal, whereas taxi ranks are situated at the front of terminals. Your rideshare driver can pick you up from the priority pick-up area. Bus lines 400 and 420 operate from and to the airport. It takes 13 minutes to travel by train to the city and trains run every 10 minutes.