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Fly New York JFK to Dunedin  •  25h 16m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Dunedin (DUD) JFK - DUD

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Fly New York JFK to Christchurch, bus  •  30h 46m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Christchurch (CHC) JFK - CHC
  2. Take the bus from Christchurch to Otago University

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Fly Newark to Dunedin  •  27h 34m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Dunedin (DUD) EWR - DUD

Fly New York La Guardia to Dunedin  •  27h 50m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Dunedin (DUD) LGA - DUD

Fly New York JFK to Queenstown, bus  •  29h 29m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Queenstown (ZQN) JFK - ZQN
  2. Take the bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Dunedin

Fly New York JFK to Invercargill, bus  •  30h 32m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Invercargill (IVC) JFK - IVC
  2. Take the bus from Invercargill to Dunedin

Fly Newark to Christchurch, bus  •  33h 4m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Christchurch (CHC) EWR - CHC
  2. Take the bus from Christchurch to Otago University

New York JFK (JFK) to Dunedin (DUD) flights

The flight time between New York JFK (JFK) and Dunedin (DUD) is around 25h 57m and covers a distance of around 14943 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 39m. Services are operated by Air New Zealand, United Airlines, Delta and others. Typically 48 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

48 Weekly Planes
25h 57m Average Duration
$1,440 Cheapest Price
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International entry into New Zealand from United States

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Conditions of entry into New Zealand from United States

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
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  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering New Zealand from United States.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dunedin is 0800 358 5453.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dunedin is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Dunedin is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0800 358 5453.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from New Zealand.

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Last updated: 23 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Dunedin is to fly and bus which costs $750 - $1,000 and takes 30h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Dunedin is to fly which costs $900 - $3,100 and takes 25h 16m.

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The distance between New York and Dunedin is 14908 km.

It takes approximately 25h 16m to get from New York to Dunedin, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from New York JFK Airport to Dunedin Airport. The quickest flight takes 21h 5m and has one stopover.

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Dunedin is 16h ahead of New York. It is currently 9:45 AM in New York and 1:45 AM in Dunedin.

United Airlines, Jetstar, American Airlines and Air New Zealand offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Dunedin Airport.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Dunedin. Prices start at $150 NZD per night.

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  • Distance: 14907.6 km
  • Duration: 25h 16m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Dunedin, New Zealand?

Air New Zealand, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from New York to Dunedin every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from New York JFK to Dunedin via Auckland
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,800
Flights from New York JFK to Dunedin via Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,800
Flights from New York JFK to Dunedin via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,800
Flights from Newark to Dunedin via Houston, Auckland
Ave. Duration
23h 26m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,500
Flights from Newark to Dunedin via Los Angeles, Auckland
Ave. Duration
24h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,600
Flights from Newark to Dunedin via San Francisco, Auckland
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,400
Flights from Newark to Dunedin via Chicago O'Hare, Auckland
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,600
Flights from Newark to Dunedin via San Francisco, Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $3,800
Flights from Newark to Dunedin via Chicago O'Hare, Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,600
Flights from Newark to Dunedin via Houston, Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 21m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,500
Flights from Newark to Dunedin via Los Angeles, Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dunedin via Houston, Auckland
Ave. Duration
23h 31m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dunedin via Chicago O'Hare, Auckland
Ave. Duration
25h 19m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dunedin via Chicago O'Hare, Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 3m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dunedin via Los Angeles, Auckland
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dunedin via Houston, Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 26m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,800
Flights from New York JFK to Queenstown via Auckland
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,000
Flights from New York JFK to Queenstown via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,000
Flights from New York JFK to Queenstown via Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,000
Flights from New York JFK to Invercargill via Auckland
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $3,700
Flights from New York JFK to Invercargill via Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $3,700
Flights from New York JFK to Invercargill via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
30h 30m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $3,700
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland, Palmerston
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland, Napier
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland, Rotorua
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland, Nelson
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland, Queenstown
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland, Dunedin
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland, Invercargill
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$2,100 - $5,500
Flights from Newark to Christchurch via Houston, Auckland
Ave. Duration
22h 51m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $5,000
Flights from Newark to Christchurch via Los Angeles, Auckland
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $5,000
Flights from Newark to Christchurch via San Francisco, Auckland
Ave. Duration
23h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,700
Flights from Newark to Christchurch via Chicago O'Hare, Auckland
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $5,000
Flights from Newark to Christchurch via Houston, Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
24h 36m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $5,000
Flights from Newark to Christchurch via Los Angeles, Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $5,000
Flights from Newark to Christchurch via San Francisco, Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
25h 12m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,700
Flights from Newark to Christchurch via Chicago O'Hare, Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $5,000
Flights from Newark to Christchurch via Chicago O'Hare, Auckland, Palmerston
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $5,000
Flights from Newark to Christchurch via Houston, Auckland, Nelson
Ave. Duration
25h 31m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $5,000
Flights from Newark to Christchurch via Houston, Auckland, Dunedin
Ave. Duration
25h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $5,500
Flights from Newark to Christchurch via Houston, Auckland, Queenstown
Ave. Duration
25h 41m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $5,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York JFK to Dunedin via Auckland
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,800
Flights from New York JFK to Dunedin via San Francisco, Auckland
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,900
Flights from Newark to Dunedin via San Francisco, Auckland
Ave. Duration
24h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $3,800
Flights from Newark to Dunedin via Chicago O'Hare, Auckland
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,600
Flights from Newark to Dunedin via Raleigh/Durham, Houston, Auckland
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,600
Flights from Newark to Dunedin via Cleveland, Houston, Auckland
Ave. Duration
27h 1m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,600
Flights from Newark to Dunedin via Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Auckland
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,600
Flights from Newark to Dunedin via Nashville, Houston, Auckland
Ave. Duration
27h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dunedin via Chicago O'Hare, Auckland
Ave. Duration
25h 19m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Dunedin via Washington Dulles, Houston, Auckland
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $4,800
Flights from New York JFK to Queenstown via San Francisco, Auckland
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,100
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $5,500
Flights from Newark to Christchurch via Chicago O'Hare, Auckland
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $5,000
Flights from Newark to Christchurch via San Francisco, Auckland
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,200
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from New York JFK to Dunedin via Los Angeles, Auckland
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,700
Flights from Newark to Dunedin via San Francisco, Auckland
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,700
Flights from Newark to Dunedin via Los Angeles, Auckland
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,600
Flights from New York JFK to Queenstown via Los Angeles, Auckland
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,900
Flights from New York JFK to Queenstown via Los Angeles, Sydney
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,400
Flights from New York JFK to Queenstown via Los Angeles, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
27h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $5,500
Flights from Newark to Christchurch via Los Angeles, Nadi
Ave. Duration
28h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,200 - $4,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Queenstown via Los Angeles, Auckland
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,900
Bus operators
InterCity
Phone
+64 9 583 5780
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Dunedin
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Invercargill to Dunedin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
InterCity
Book at
InterCity
Bus from Christchurch to Otago University
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
InterCity
Book at
InterCity

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