Sydney to Auckland flight duration

What is the flight duration from Sydney to Auckland?

On average there are 28 flights flying direct each day from Sydney to Auckland. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Average direct flight time is 3 hours 4 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Sydney (SYD) to Auckland (AKL) has a duration of 3 hours.

A distance of 1,340 miles / 2,157 km.

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Sydney to Auckland flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 3 hours 4 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 3 hours
  • Longest flight duration: 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 28

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Sydney to Auckland is 3 hours 4 minutes
  • Distance from Sydney to Auckland is 1,340 miles / 2,157 km
  • Sydney is served by 1 airports Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD)
  • Auckland is served by 1 airports Auckland Airport (AKL)
  • The currency in Auckland, New Zealand is the New Zealand Dollar

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Sydney, Australia and Auckland, New Zealand? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 3 hours 4 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


Sydney to Auckland International
Flying with Virgin Australia
3 hours 05 minutes


Sydney to Auckland flight time via Nadi | SYD to AKL via NAN
Sydney to Nadi
3 hours 50 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
9 hours 10 minutes
Nadi to Auckland
3 hours 10 minutes
Total journey time
16 hours 10 minutes
Sydney to Auckland flight time via Brisbane | SYD to AKL via BNE
Sydney to Brisbane
1 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
10 hours 20 minutes
Brisbane to Auckland
3 hours 09 minutes
Total journey time
14 hours 59 minutes
Sydney to Auckland flight time via Melbourne Tullamarine | SYD to AKL via MEL
Sydney to Melbourne Tullamarine
1 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 05 minutes
Melbourne Tullamarine to Auckland
3 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
6 hours 15 minutes

Airlines flying between Sydney and Auckland

Most popular airlines that fly the route between Sydney and Auckland

Air New Zealand
Air New Zealand
Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia

Popular routes from Sydney

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Sydney & Auckland local time and timezones

Auckland, New Zealand time is 2 hours ahead of Sydney, Australia

Date and time in Sydney, Australia:
07:01 Sat, 21 Sep, 2019,
Sydney Timezone: AEST (+10:00)

Date and time in Auckland, New Zealand:
09:01 Sat, 21 Sep, 2019,
Auckland Timezone: NZST (+12:00)

Jet Lag effects from flying between Sydney and Auckland

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Sydney to Auckland jet lag effects

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The cheapest months to travel from Sydney to Auckland

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