GETTING TO AUCKLAND

Flying to New Zealand has never been easier, with more one stop services than ever before. We recommend that you book your flights as soon as possible to get the best deals. You may even decide to add on a week in New Zealand after the ICMIF Conference to enjoy the stunning landscapes and meet the friendly locals.

Information on New Zealand and its regional highlights can be found here.

Please also feel free to contact our Events Team at ICMIF for any information about Auckland and the surrounding area.

Major airlines offer direct flights to Auckland from Australia, USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand and Chile. Connecting flights from these countries link New Zealand with the rest of the world.

Most international flights arrive into Auckland Airport, located in the northern part of the North Island.

International Connections to Auckland
Flying from North America and Canada

If you are located on or near the West Coast or Canada, there are many routes to Auckland. Air New Zealand operate several direct flights from Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Houston, each leaving in the evening, taking about 12 hours, (14 from Vancouver) and arriving in New Zealand in the morning allowing the opportunity to sleep most of the way.

Flying from South America

It is possible to fly directly from Buenos Aires or Santiago in about 12 hours where you can connect with other destinations within Latin America.

Flying from Europe

The shortest route from Europe is to fly to the USA and then across the Atlantic. Airlines such as Air New Zealand and Lufthansa offer these routes with stops in cities such as Los Angeles and San Francisco.

The other option is to head west over Asia, often with refuelling / transit stops in cities such as Dubai, Qatar, Hong Kong, Bangkok or Singapore.

Flying from Asia

There are a large number of carriers with routes out of SE Asia to New Zealand such as Qantas (via Australia) Singapore Airlines from Bangkok and Singapore, Malaysian Airlines from Kuala Lumpur and Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific from Hong Kong.

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