Known as the 'City of Sails', Auckland is home to trendy streets, popular beaches and a roaring harbour. Discover the hidden gems of New Zealand's biggest city with our great range of cheap flights to Auckland.
Airlines that fly from the UK to Auckland
- Air New Zealand
- British Airways
- Cathay Pacific
- China Southern
- Malaysia Airlines
- Qantas Airlines
- Singapore Airlines
- Thai Airways
Flights from the UK to Auckland will disembark at Auckland Airport. Auckland Airport (AKL) is New Zealand's busiest airport, hosting more than 13 million passengers a year. It is the main international gateway for New Zealand's North Island. The airport consists of an international terminal and a domestic terminal.
British passport holders can enter New Zealand as a visitor for up to 6 months on arrivale without a visa. If you are not travelling on a British passport, please ask your consultant for more information on visas or refer to New Zealand's immigration website. For travel on non-British passports or for more information, please ask your consultant.
Located on the north half of New Zealand's North Island, Auckland is a multicultural city beloved for its picturesque surroundings. From the panoramic views found on its extinct volcanos, to the sight of sprawling oceans that surround the city, Auckland has numerous photo opportunities to choose from. The harbour in particular is a major drawcard for the city, where yachts are docked and water sports thrive. See more of the harbour or explore the city on an Auckland tour.
Away from the bay, Auckland's city is an urban playground made up of trendy eateries, inner city apartments and a lively nightlife. This is also where a great range of Auckland accommodation can be found, ranging from luxury hotels to budget hostels. The city's large multicultural community has resulted in a fusion of cultures which can be seen in its innovative fashion, retail and dining scenes. The arts and culture are very much alive and well in Auckland as the streets continue to buzz with the latest gallery opening, the latest hit show and the latest bar to watch the rugby.
Head beyond the city and you'll find an array of peaceful suburbs featuring wooden houses lined along leafy streets. With numerous green covered peaks, beautiful parks and million dollar views, it's little wonder why life in Auckland is regularly rated amongst some of the best in the world. Rural areas on the city's outskirts are where you'll find the typical peaceful and green scenery New Zealand is famous for. From sea to city to country, Auckland really does have it all.
For more on Aucklands holidays check out our Auckland travel guide or call a consultant to find out about our range of Auckland holiday packages that include flights, accommodation and often other extras like tours or car hire.