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Airports in New Zealand

Auckland International Airport (AKL)

Location

The airport is situated 13 miles (21km) south of Auckland.

Getting to the city

SkyBus is the airport's transfer bus service and leaves regularly (roughly every 10 minutes during the day on weekdays, every 15 minutes during the day on weekends, and every 30 minutes overnight) for the city centre. Tickets start from NZD 18. Taxis are also available, as is car rental.

Time

Local time is GMT +12 (GMT +13 from the last Sunday in September to the first Sunday in April).

Contacts

Tel: +64 9 275 0789 or 0800 247 767 (NZ only).

see full airport guide


Christchurch International Airport (CHC)

Location

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) from Christchurch.

Getting to the city

The airport is connected to Christchurch city centre by two public bus routes (the Purple Line and Bus 29) departing from the regional transport hub at the northern end of the International Arrivals Hall. One-way bus tickets cost NZD 8.50 and can be bought directly from the driver. Door-to-door shuttles are available with advance booking. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

Local time is GMT +12 (GMT +13 from the last Sunday in September to the first Sunday in April).

Contacts

Tel: +64 (0)3 358 5029.

see full airport guide


Wellington International Airport (WLG)

Location

The airport is situated five miles (8km) east of Wellington.

Getting to the city

The Stagecoach Flyer bus will cost between NZD 2 and NZD 17 for an adult fare, depending on where you are going. Shuttle services and taxis all go to the city centre for around NZD 15 and NZD 30 respectively.

Time

Local time is GMT +12 (GMT +13 from the last Sunday in October to the last Sunday in March).

Contacts

Tel: +64 4 385 5100 (24 hours).

see full airport guide


Queenstown Airport (ZQN)

Location

The airport is just four miles (6km) from central Queenstown.

Getting to the city

The best way to get into the city is by taxi, however, shuttles are also available to be booked. Shuttle fares range from NZD 5 for kids, to NZD 10 for adults. It also costs an extra NZD 10 for ski gear.

Time

GMT +13

Contacts

Tel: +64 3 450 9031.

see full airport guide


Auckland International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

Airports in New Zealand

Auckland International Airport (AKL)

Location

The airport is situated 13 miles (21km) south of Auckland.

Getting to the city

SkyBus is the airport's transfer bus service and leaves regularly (roughly every 10 minutes during the day on weekdays, every 15 minutes during the day on weekends, and every 30 minutes overnight) for the city centre. Tickets start from NZD 18. Taxis are also available, as is car rental.

Time

Local time is GMT +12 (GMT +13 from the last Sunday in September to the first Sunday in April).

Contacts

Tel: +64 9 275 0789 or 0800 247 767 (NZ only).

see full airport guide


Christchurch International Airport (CHC)

Location

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) from Christchurch.

Getting to the city

The airport is connected to Christchurch city centre by two public bus routes (the Purple Line and Bus 29) departing from the regional transport hub at the northern end of the International Arrivals Hall. One-way bus tickets cost NZD 8.50 and can be bought directly from the driver. Door-to-door shuttles are available with advance booking. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

Local time is GMT +12 (GMT +13 from the last Sunday in September to the first Sunday in April).

Contacts

Tel: +64 (0)3 358 5029.

see full airport guide


Wellington International Airport (WLG)

Location

The airport is situated five miles (8km) east of Wellington.

Getting to the city

The Stagecoach Flyer bus will cost between NZD 2 and NZD 17 for an adult fare, depending on where you are going. Shuttle services and taxis all go to the city centre for around NZD 15 and NZD 30 respectively.

Time

Local time is GMT +12 (GMT +13 from the last Sunday in October to the last Sunday in March).

Contacts

Tel: +64 4 385 5100 (24 hours).

see full airport guide


Queenstown Airport (ZQN)

Location

The airport is just four miles (6km) from central Queenstown.

Getting to the city

The best way to get into the city is by taxi, however, shuttles are also available to be booked. Shuttle fares range from NZD 5 for kids, to NZD 10 for adults. It also costs an extra NZD 10 for ski gear.

Time

GMT +13

Contacts

Tel: +64 3 450 9031.

see full airport guide


Auckland International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.