Auckland is New Zealand’s most popular city and is a mix of food, music, arts and culture. Auckland is surrounded by volcanic hills and twin harbours, offering an exciting mix of natural wonders and adventures.View our Auckland travel guide
Reasons to fly with Qantas
Visiting from Leeds to Auckland
Fly Leeds (LBA) to Auckland (AKL)
The approximate flight time from Leeds to Auckland is 28 hours, including connection time.
When to visit
The best time to visit Auckland is during the summer months, December to February with temperatures ranging from 15°C to 30°C. It's the perfect time to make the most of the outdoor adventures on offer, from ferry trips over to Waiheke Island. Auckland’s weather is pleasant year-round, there is no bad time for sightseeing. June to August are Auckland’s winter months, with August the best time for snow sports with temperatures ranging from 5°C to 18°C.
What is the main airport called?
Auckland Airport (AKL). The airport is a major airline hub in New Zealand and there are many domestic and international destinations for visitors to continue on to. The airport is located near Mangere, 21 km south of the Auckland city centre.
Arriving at Auckland Airport
The helpful and friendly Auckland Airport staff will greet you when you land and from there getting into the CBD is easy.
Getting into Auckland
Conveniently located between both Auckland city and Manukau city, there are a number of bus, shuttle, taxi and rideshare services which can pick you up from the terminal. Alternatively, you may wish to hire a car to explore the scenic destinations surrounding the city. It’s best to allow plenty of time when travelling to and from the airport to cater for any delays and ensure you arrive at least three hours before your international flight or one hour before your domestic flight.
Getting around Auckland
Getting around Auckland is easy and affordable, whether you’re using public transport, driving, catching taxis and transfers, joining a tour or even hiring a bike. To explore more of New Zealand is easy too, with a wide range of tours for any budget, plenty of motorhomes to rent, motorbike and car hire options.
Fly from Leeds
We want your trip from Leeds to be as seamless as possible and the following information will help make that happen.
What is the main airport called?
Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA)Opens in a new tab or window is located in Yeadon, in the City of Leeds Metropolitan District in West Yorkshire, England, about 11km northwest of Leeds city centre, and about 14km northeast from Bradford city centre. Leeds Bradford Airport is located in the United Kingdom.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Leeds are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.
Experience the Qantas difference
Fly with Qantas and enjoy a comfortable journey with familiar smiles waiting to welcome you onboard.
Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Find out all you need to know about checked baggage.
Food and drinks on every flight
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