Flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Auckland (AKL)
Reasons to fly with Qantas
Visiting from Los Angeles to Auckland
Auckland travel information
From world-class wineries to boutique shops, outdoor adventures and a scenic harbourside, make the trip to Auckland, located in the Tasman Sea to discover how stunning the New Zealand city is. Auckland is a destination with a thriving food scene, beautiful natural escapes at its doorstep and super walkable streets to wander the days away.
When to visit
Best time to visit Auckland
The best time to visit Auckland is during the summer months, from December to February (15–30 ℃), to make the most of the outdoor adventures on offer, from ferry trips out to Waiheke Island to the nearby beaches. Auckland’s weather is pleasant year-round, there is no bad time for sightseeing. June to August are Auckland’s winter months, with August (5–18℃) the best time for snow sports.
What is the main airport called?
Auckland Airport (AKL). Opens external site in a new windowThe 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 kilometres south of the Auckland city centre.
Arriving in Auckland
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 from Auckland Airport
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, and plenty of motorhome, motorbike and car hire options.
Fly from Los Angeles
We would like your trip from Los Angeles to be as seamless as possible and the following information will help make that happen.
What is the main airport called?
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)Opens external site in a new window, commonly referred to as LAX, is the primary international airport serving Los Angeles and its surrounding metropolitan area. Los Angeles International Airport is the busiest and largest airport on the US west coast. It's located 33km from the city centre and 50km from Disneyland. LAX operates 24 hours a day and is open from 5 a.m. to midnight.
All passengers flying from Los Angeles are allocated checked baggage. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure.
Customers travelling from Los Angeles can check in online up to 24 hours in advance or check in at the terminal by visiting a kiosk or desk.
The benefits of flying Qantas
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Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?
If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.
If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.
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