Auckland International Airport is New Zealand's largest and busiest airport. It is the main airport for international arrivals into New Zealand and most flights directly from the US and Canada arrive and depart from here. It is located around 40 minutes drive from Auckland's central business district. Airport shuttle buses operate regularly or a taxi will cost around NZ$65.
Wellington International Airport is located in the suburb of Rongotai. It services all major international flights into the lower North Island as well as a comprehensive domestic network with dozens of flights to Auckland and regional centres every day. It is a 25 minute drive to the central city, around NZ$45 for a taxi or there are regular shuttle buses.
Christchurch International Airport is the main airport serving Christchurch City and the arrival point for long haul international flights into the South Island. It is located 12 kilometres from Christchurch's central business district or about a 20 minute drive or a NZ$30 taxi ride. It also supports a comprehensive domestic network between the main centres and regional towns.
Queenstown Airport is New Zealand's fastest growing airport. It has been comprehensively refurbished recently to accommodate evening arrivals and increased international arrivals from Australia. The airport is located in Frankton, Queenstown, a 15-minute drive from Queenstown's town centre or is around a NZ$25 taxi ride or a smaller fee for a shuttle. It also serves as a busy domestic airport connecting to the major centres.
Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is Australia’s busiest airport, handling more than 40 million passengers every year. It is located 8km southeast of the city centre in the suburb of Mascot. It has 1 international terminal and 2 domestic ones with many major airlines using it as its Australian hub. There are a number of ways to reach the city from the airport, including taxis and private transfers, train and bus. Trains run approximately every 10 minutes and take about 15 minutes to reach the city centre. Taxis will take roughly 30 minutes in light traffic and generally cost around $50-60 AUD.
Brisbane airport is the gateway to Queensland, serving 34 airlines from 85 domestic and international destinations including North American, Asian and Middle Eastern hubs. In recent years it has been awarded the Best Airport in Australia numerous times. To reach the city centre, you can travel by taxi, uber, train or shuttle. The Airtrain runs every 15 minutes and takes about 20 minutes to get to the city centre. In off-peak times, it runs every half hour. A taxi takes about 20 minutes at off-peak times and costs roughly $55 AUD.
Melbourne Airport, often referred to as Tullamarine airport is the second busiest airport in Australia. It has 1 international terminal and 3 domestic ones and is located 23km northwest of the city centre. There are many ways to get into the city, including the SkyBus, private transfers or public transport. The Skybus runs every 15 minutes between the airport and the CBD between 4:30am and midnight. A taxi will take roughly 30 minutes to reach the CBD and costs roughly $50 AUD.
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