New Zealand & Australia: €826 / £708 China Eastern Flights From London (with Luggage)

Auckland Newzeeland

SkyTeam member China Eastern Airlines is offering incredible cheap flights from London to Auckland, Melbourne, and Sydney. Tickets for a roundtrip are starting as low as €826 (~£715). A very good price to get to the other end of the world! You’ll have long layovers in Shanghai, but they’re during the day, they give you some time to stretch your legs on this long trip, and you can even explore Shanghai without needing a visa.

Our calendar displays all available dates for all routes. It will then redirect you to our flight search, where you’ll find the cheapest price:

You can fly to the following cities:

From London Gatwick, you’ll travel to Shanghai in an Airbus A330. There, you’ll have a long layover before boarding your flight to Oceania. Luckily, the long layover is during the daytime, so you can use this opportunity to explore Shanghai without needing a visa or a hotel.

The regulations for checked luggage are very generous. China Eastern allows you to bring two pieces of luggage (each weighing up to 23 kg).

Search & Book

The fare rules mention no restrictions, but the availability to New Zealand seems to be limited to March 2024. To Australia, you can also fly in the fall of 2023. You can use our calendar above to search for available dates or Google Flights. You can then use our Travel-Dealz flight search to find the cheapest price.


The airline will issue all tickets in booking class V. Consequently, most SkyTeam frequent flyer programs will credit you with about 50% of the actual distance travelled. Here’s what a trip from London to Auckland could earn you on select programs:

  • 11,572 Award Miles + 48 XP on Flying Blue
  • 11,572 RDM + 23,140 MQM on Delta SkyMiles
  • 11,572 Miles on Aeromexico Club Premier
  • 11,572 Miles on Aerolíneas Argentinas AerolíneasPlus
  • 11,572 Miles on MEA Cedar Miles
  • 11,572 Miles on CSA OK Plus
  • 11,572 Miles on Saudia Alfursan
  • 11,572 Miles on Vietnam Airlines Lotusmiles
  • 11,572 Miles on Garuda Indonesia GarudaMiles
  • 11,572 RDM + 2,314 MQD on Delta SkyMiles 2024
Data provided by Without guarantee on correctness.

Feel free to use our mileage calculator to check how many miles you’d get flying to the other cities:

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