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Book Return Flights to & from New Zealand

Are you interested in purchasing return tickets to New Zealand? Look no further! If you decide to make your booking with Alternative Airlines, the process of searching for and reserving round-trip flights to New Zealand becomes incredibly straightforward. With a selection of over 600 airlines, you can effortlessly find and book return flights from various departure points to New Zealand.

Navigate to the top section of the webpage and use our search form to explore available round-trip flights to New Zealand. The advantage of choosing Alternative Airlines for your booking is the flexibility of payment we offer. Today, you can secure round-trip flights to New Zealand and have the option to distribute the cost over time using our Buy Now Pay Later payment alternatives, which provides options such as AfterpayKlarnaZip and PayPal Credit, among several others!

Mount Taranaki, Pouaki Tarns, New Zealand

How To Book Return Flights to New Zealand

When booking with Alternative Airlines, securing return flights to New Zealand is a simple process. Just navigate to the upper section of this page to locate the search form, then complete the necessary information, and ensure you've chosen the 'Return' option.

Afterwards, click on the 'Search Flights' button. Once the page loads, a variety of available return flights to New Zealand will be displayed. Make use of our filters to refine your preferences. Choose the flights that align with your needs and continue with the booking process.

Confidently confirm your return flights to New Zealand, by taking advantage of our diverse range of ways to pay available on our platform!

Road heading towards a mountainous area in New Zealand

Return Flights to/from New Zealand

New Zealand, a destination filled with breathtaking landscapes and rich culture. Explore the towering peaks of the Southern Alps, pristine beaches, and verdant rainforests, making it a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers. Delve into vibrant cities like Auckland and Wellington, blending urban charm with the nation's captivating natural wonders, making New Zealand an irresistible destination for all.

If you're looking to visit the Northern island of New Zealand, we recommend flying directly to Auckland Airport (AKL) or Wellington Airport (WLG) which are the primary airports for the North island, and for the Southern island, booking a direct flight to Christchurch Airport (CHC).

Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport (AKL) is the main airport serving the Northern Island of New Zealand. It is located 20km South of the city of Auckland, which is New Zealand's largest city. The airport is a domestic and international hub for Air New Zealand, as well as the New Zealand hub for Australian airline Jetstar. It is the largest airport in New Zealand.

Wellington Airport

Wellington Airport (WLG) is located around 5.5km southeast from the capital of New Zealand, Wellington, which is located in the North island. The airport is a main operating hub for Air New Zealand and New Zealand's small regional airline, Sounds Air. It has good links to many major cities along the east coast of Australia.

Christchurch Airport

Christchurch Airport (CHC) is located around 12km northwest of downtown Christchurch, which is the Southern islands largest city. It boasts modern facilities and efficient operations, as a welcoming entry point for both domestic and international travellers. The airport is also a main operating hub for Air New Zealand.

Popular Routes to New Zealand

Find out below the most popular return flights to New Zealand:

Singapore (SIN) ✈ to New Zealand (AKL)

Kuala Lumpur (KUL) ✈ to New Zealand (AKL)

Sydney (SYD) ✈ to New Zealand (WLG)

Brisbane (BNE) ✈ to New Zealand (CHC)

Melbourne (MEL) ✈ to New Zealand (CHC)

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Return Flights to New Zealand from Asia

You can fly direct from multiple well-known cities within Asia. Below we have listed all the available options. Booking return flights to New Zealand from any of these destinations in Asia is straightforward when booking through Alternative Airlines.

Fly direct to New Zealand from: 

Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Denpasar, Dubai, Doha, Singapore, Tokyo–Narita, Taipei–Taoyuan, Guangzhou, Seoul-Incheon, Beijing-Capital, Shanghai-Pudong, Shenzhen,


AirAsia X, Air China, Air New Zealand, Batik Air, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Emirates, Hainan Airlines, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines

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Return Flights to New Zealand from Australia

New Zealand has connections to many major cities throughout Australia. We have listed below destinations in Australia where yo can get a direct return flight to New Zealand from:

Fly direct to New Zealand from: 

Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast, Hobart, Melbourne, Sunshine Coast, Sydney


Air New Zealand, Qatar, China Airlines, Jetstar, Qantas, QantasLink, LATAM Chile, AirAsia X

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Return Flights to New Zealand from North America

There are a limited amount of destinations in North America where you can get a direct return flight to New Zealand from. If you can't get a direct flight from one of these destinations, we recommend looking at connecting flights:

Fly direct to New Zealand from:

Vancouver, Honolulu, Los Angeles, San Francisco


Air New Zealand, Air Canada, Hawaiian Airlines, Air Tahiti Nui, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines

Wing of Air New Zealand aircraft

Return Flights to New Zealand from Oceania

You can fly direct return to New Zealand from multiple destinations across Oceania:

Fly direct to New Zealand from: 

Niue, Apia–Faleolo, Nuku'alofa, Papeete, Claris, Barrier Air, Rarotonga, Port Vila, Nouméa, Nadi


Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Jetstar, Solomon Airlines, Air Vanuatu, Aircalin, Fiji Airways

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Return Flights to New Zealand from South America

Unfortunately, there is only one destination which connects New Zealand to South America. If you're flying from a destination in South America, that is not Chile, do not worry, as you can book a connecting flight.

Fly direct to New Zealand from: 

Santiago de Chile



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Return Flights to New Zealand FAQs

How can I book cheap return flights to New Zealand?

You're at the right place if you're seeking cheap round-trip tickets to New Zealand. With Alternative Airlines, our Best Fare Finder tool helps you locate the most budget-friendly travel days for your New Zealand journey. When selecting your travel dates, the most affordable days to fly are highlighted in green, while the pricier options are marked in red. To learn more information, refer to our Best Fare Finder guide.

Can I pay later for return flights to New Zealand?

Absolutely! When you reserve return flights to New Zealand via Alternative Airlines, you can secure your flight ticket using a variety of financing choices accessible at the checkout. These options include Afterpay, Klarna and Zip,, among others. If you're departing from Australia and paying in AUD, you can use Klarna to conveniently distribute the expense of your airfare. Discover the full range of our Buy Now Pay Later options.

How much are return flights to New Zealand?

The price of round-trip flights to New Zealand can vary based on where you're flying from, the airline you choose and when you want to travel.

What is a return flight to New Zealand?

A return-trip, often referred to as a return flight to New Zealand, is when you fly from one location to New Zealand, stay there for a few days or even weeks, and then fly back to the location from which you originally departed.