How Long Does it Take to Fly to Niue?
How Long Does it Take to Fly to Niue?

How Long Does it Take to Fly to Niue?

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Flight Times to Niue

For many of us, getting to an unspoiled island paradise takes time. Only those coming from New Zealand will find themselves in Niue within 3h30mins thanks to Niue’s one direct flight from Auckland. For the rest of us, getting to Niue will include at least one stopover in Auckland, New Zealand. In this guide to how long it takes to fly to Niue, we show you the travel times from the airports offering flight routes with the fewest stopovers.

For more flight tips, see 10 Tips for Saving Money on a Flight to Niue.

Flights to Niue

Direct flights to Niue are only available from Auckland, New Zealand. If coming from elsewhere in the world, you will need to take one of the hundreds of connecting flights to Auckland.

All flights in Niue arrive at Hanan International Airport (IUE). The airport is approximately 5 minutes drive from the capital, Alofi, and no more than 30 minutes drive to elsewhere on the island. Learn more about the airport, its facilities and arrivals/departure processes in Which Airport to Fly to in Niue.

Learn more about flying to Niue with Air New Zealand in Which Airlines Fly to Niue?, as well as How to Book a Cheap Flight to Niue.

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Flight Times from Oceania to Niue

With only one flight to Niue departing from Auckland, New Zealand, the shortest flight times to Niue are within the Oceania continent. All flights to Niue will need to make at least one stopover at Auckland Airport. Note that travel times do not include the transit time between flights.

  • Auckland to Niue: 3h30mins (direct)
  • Sydney to Niue: 6h30mins
  • Perth to Niue: 9h30mins
  • Nadi to Niue: 6h30mins
  • Nuku’alofa to Niue: 6h30mins
  • Apia to Niue: 7h30mins

Learn more about the direct flight to Niue in Which Airlines Fly to Niue?

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Flight Times from Asia to Niue

There are no direct flights from Asia to Niue. The below flight times are from some of Asia’s most popular airports that have direct flights to Auckland, therefore only need one stopover in Auckland in order to get to Niue. Note that the flight times do not include the time in transit.

  • Singapore to Niue: 14h hours
  • Hong Kong to Niue: 14h30mins
  • Dubai to Niue: 19h30mins
  • Bangkok to Niue: 16 hours
  • Tokyo to Niue: 14h30mins
  • Manila to Niue: 14h30mins
  • Mumbai to Niue: 20 hours
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Flight Times from the Americas to Niue

Those flying from the Americas will find themselves making one or two stopovers on their way to Niue. However, we’ve selected airports with direct flights to Auckland, giving you just one stopover on your journey to Niue. Note that these flight times do not include the transit times in Auckland.

  • Los Angeles to Niue: 16h30mins
  • San Fransisco to Niue: 16h30mins
  • Vancouver to Niue: 17h30mins
  • Honolulu to Niue: 12h30mins
  • Houston to Niue: 18 hours
  • Chicago to Niue: 19h30mins
  • Buenos Aires to Niue: 16 hours
  • Santiago to Niue: 16h30mins
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Flight Times from Europe to Niue

For flights between major European airports and Niue, at least one or two connections will need to be made on your way to Auckland and then Niue. Compare the best flight route from your European destination on a flight comparison website. Note that flight times do not include the transit time in Auckland (but do include transit time for other stopovers). Flight times from popular European airports include:

  • London to Niue: 27h30mins
  • Frankfurt to Niue: 27 hours
  • Stockholm to Niue: 29 hours
  • Dublin to Niue: 31h30mins
  • Zurich to Niue: 26h30mins
  • Copenhagen to Niue: 27h30mins
  • Oslo to Niue: 28h30mins


Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of Niue Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in the South Pacific over 10 years ago with nothing but a backpack and a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to explore a paradise such as Niue. She knows the island inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience Niue’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides.

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