Auckland AirportOpens external site in a new window (AKL) is the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand. It's located 21 km (13 miles) south of the city centre. It's both a domestic and international terminal.
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Qantas flights QF1-QF399 and oneworld flights operate from this terminal.
Auckland Domestic Terminal is a short walk away. Alternatively you can take the free shuttle bus between terminals.
Open from 4 am to 6 pm.
Contact the local Qantas office for assistance.
Check-in is open from 3:30 am until the last Qantas departure.
Check-in and bag drop is located at Zone E (counters 501 - 510).
Premium check-in counters are available from counters 502 and 503.
For Qantas codeshare flights, customers may need to check in with the operating carrier rather than with Qantas. Ask airport staff for more detail.
Online check-in is available for Qantas international flights (QF1-199), and other eligible connecting flights operated by oneworld, partner and codeshare airlines. Online check-in is open from 24 hours to two hours before departure for international flights.
View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.
Baggage carousels are located in the arrivals hall on the ground floor.
Information monitors display flight carousel numbers.
Baggage services is handled by Menzies Aviation and a counter to located in the baggage hall. Open for all Qantas flights.
View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.
Transfers between terminals
Free shuttle buses operate between the domestic and international terminals from 6 am to 10:30 pm daily.
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|Car||The airport is approximately a 50 minute drive from the city.
Visit Auckland AirportOpens external site in a new window for parking rates for both terminals, or visit Qantas Valet for information on valet parking.
|Taxis||Taxi ranks are located outside the arrivals area (door 8) at the international terminal and outside the Jetstar forecourt at the domestic terminal.
Approximately NZ$75 to NZ$90 one way to the city.
|Buses||Shuttle ranks are located outside the arrivals area (door 8) at the international terminal and outside the Jetstar forecourt at the domestic terminal.
Approximately NZ$33 one way to the city.
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Information correct as of September 2019. Times and prices are a guide only.