Discover a better way to fly from Chicago to New Zealand & Australia

We're making it even easier to discover the best of
New Zealand and Australia with the launch of three non-stop flights per week from Chicago to Auckland, New Zealand. Available to book now!

Operated by new 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, passengers traveling from Chicago can expect a truly enjoyable flight that includes the award-winning Economy Skycouch™, luxury leather Premium Economy seats and lie flat beds in Business Premier™.

Scroll down for more information on our great fares and award-winning service.

Flight Schedule
 Chicago O'Hare to Auckland


9:20 pm

6:30 am (+2 days)



 Auckland to Chicago O'Hare


8:10 pm

6:05 pm (same day)



The above table reflects sample flight duration and days of frequency. Please check our flight timetable for specific dates before booking. 

Upgrade to Economy Skycouch™

You can add Economy Skycouch to an Economy fare when booking long haul flights online. You'll see 'Skycouch on board' beneath the price if the option is available. You'll find costs and details when you get to the 'extras' page.  

Choose your configuration based on how many people you're travelling with. We offer options for one Skycouch, one Skycouch plus an Economy seat or multiple Skycouches. Click here to learn more about Economy Skycouch.

Upgrade to Premium Economy

More space, more seat, more luxuries. A premium travel experience at an affordable price. Click here to learn more about Premium Economy.

Upgrade to Business Premier

Quite simply, the best sleep in the sky. Learn more about Business Premier.

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Air New Zealand voted the 'Best Airline in the World'

Air New Zealand has been named the 'Best Airline in the World' in the latest Condé Nast Readers' Choice Awards for its innovative and customer-focused travel offerings. Read about the Best Airline of the World award.