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There are 7 ways to get from New Zealand to Kiribati by plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Auckland to Tarawa  •  18h 19m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Tarawa (TRW) AKL - TRW

$310 - $760

Cheapest option

Fly Christchurch to Tarawa  •  17h 13m

  1. Fly from Christchurch (CHC) to Tarawa (TRW) CHC - TRW

$283 - $672

5 alternative options

Fly Wellington to Tarawa  •  21h 14m

  1. Fly from Wellington (WLG) to Tarawa (TRW) WLG - TRW

$340 - $763

Fly Tauranga to Tarawa  •  18h 1m

  1. Fly from Tauranga (TRG) to Tarawa (TRW) TRG - TRW

$355 - $868

Fly Palmerston to Tarawa  •  18h 32m

  1. Fly from Palmerston (PMR) to Tarawa (TRW) PMR - TRW

$303 - $715

Fly Auckland to Christmas Island  •  14h 57m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Christmas Island (CXI) AKL - CXI

$410 - $860

Fly Wellington to Christmas Island  •  17h 52m

  1. Fly from Wellington (WLG) to Christmas Island (CXI) WLG - CXI

$430 - $863

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kiribati

There is widespread community transmission globally.
We have received no reports of travel restrictions in Kiribati. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Kiribati.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Lockdown measures are currently in place for New Zealand. Leaving New Zealand may be in violation of local restrictions.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for New Zealand

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Kiribati relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Kiribati, please check government recommendations.

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Kiribati. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Kiribati, please check government recommendations.

Last updated: September 23 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Zealand to Kiribati is to fly which costs $430 - $1,100 and takes 17h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from New Zealand to Kiribati is to fly which costs $600 - $1,400 and takes 14h 57m.

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The distance between New Zealand and Kiribati is 4558 km.

It takes approximately 18h 19m to get from New Zealand to Kiribati, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Auckland Airport to Tarawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 20h 5m and has one stopover.

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Air New Zealand, Qantas, Jetstar and Fiji Airways offer flights from Auckland Airport to Tarawa Airport.

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The best way to get from New Zealand to Auckland Airport is to bus which takes 29 min and costs $16.

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Map of how to get from New Zealand to Kiribati.
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  • Distance: 4558.2 km
  • Duration: 18h 19m

What companies run services between New Zealand and Kiribati?

Fiji Airways, Air New Zealand and three other airlines fly from Manukau City to Bonriki Village twice daily.

Airlines
Fiji Airways
Website
fijiairways.com
Flights from Auckland to Tarawa via Nadi
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Auckland to Tarawa via Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Flights from Auckland to Tarawa via Wellington, Nadi
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Auckland to Tarawa via Suva, Nadi
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Wellington to Tarawa via Nadi
Ave. Duration
22h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Wellington to Tarawa via Auckland, Nadi
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Wellington to Tarawa via Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,100
Flights from Christchurch to Tarawa via Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $850
Flights from Christchurch to Tarawa via Auckland, Nadi
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Christchurch to Tarawa via Wellington, Nadi
Ave. Duration
26h 47m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Tauranga to Tarawa via Auckland, Nadi
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Tauranga to Tarawa via Auckland, Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,200
Flights from Tauranga to Tarawa via Wellington, Nadi
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$400 - $900
Flights from Tauranga to Tarawa via Christchurch, Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,200
Flights from Tauranga to Tarawa via Wellington, Auckland, Nadi
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$400 - $900
Flights from Tauranga to Tarawa via Auckland, Wellington, Nadi
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $900
Flights from Tauranga to Tarawa via Wellington, Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,200
Flights from Palmerston to Tarawa via Auckland, Nadi
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Palmerston to Tarawa via Auckland, Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $950
Flights from Palmerston to Tarawa via Christchurch, Melbourne, Nadi
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $950
Flights from Palmerston to Tarawa via Christchurch, Auckland, Nadi
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Palmerston to Tarawa via Wellington, Nadi
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Palmerston to Tarawa via Hamilton, Wellington, Nadi
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Palmerston to Tarawa via Wellington, Auckland, Nadi
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Auckland to Christmas Island via Nadi
Ave. Duration
13h 52m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from Auckland to Christmas Island via Christchurch, Nadi
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Auckland to Christmas Island via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Wellington to Christmas Island via Christchurch, Nadi
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Wellington to Christmas Island via Auckland, Nadi
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$420 - $850
Flights from Wellington to Christmas Island via Auckland, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Wellington to Christmas Island via Nadi
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$420 - $850
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Auckland to Christmas Island via Nadi
Ave. Duration
13h 52m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from Auckland to Christmas Island via Christchurch, Nadi
Ave. Duration
19h 1m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Auckland to Christmas Island via Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Flights from Auckland to Christmas Island via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Wellington to Christmas Island via Christchurch, Nadi
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Wellington to Christmas Island via Auckland, Nadi
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$420 - $850
Flights from Wellington to Christmas Island via Sydney, Nadi
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Flights from Wellington to Christmas Island via Auckland, Honolulu
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Wellington to Christmas Island via Nadi
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$420 - $850

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