Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Ecuador (Quito) (from: Auckland)

The average price to go to Ecuador (Quito) from Auckland airport is $ 1778 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 1565 (in may) and $ 2192 (in january), which is a saving of $ 214 or a surplus of $ 414 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $1469 to $1524 and it is generally more economical to leave on a wednesday and return on a tuesday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Ecuador (Quito) before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your Auckland-Ecuador (Quito) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 2401 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Ecuador (Quito) from Auckland and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in may, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 1565, saving $ 214 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 1778). Conversely, january will be the most expensive ($ 2192).

Flight Auckland-Ecuador (Quito): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 1899 $ 2192 very high price
February$ 1480 $ 1686 good price
March$ 1443 $ 1840 fair price
April$ 1388 $ 1790 fair price
May$ 1295 $ 1565 very good price
June$ 1387 $ 1647 good price
July$ 1381 $ 1874 fair price
August$ 1337 $ 1600 good price
September$ 1466 $ 1657 good price
October$ 1434 $ 1778 fair price
November$ 1386 $ 1655 good price
December$ 1826 $ 2053 fair price

*great price to buy your plane ticket: if you see this price or cheaper during your flight search, go for it and buy it!

Price breakdown to travel from Auckland to Ecuador (Quito)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Auckland to Ecuador (Quito) range from $925 to $2394. 1% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $925 to $980), 2% at the maximum price (from $2340 to $2394). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $1469 to $1524 (9% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Auckland->Ecuador flight

There are 5 companies that serve Auckland from Ecuador (Quito) airport: latam airlines group, United, Air New Zealand, Qantas and Air Tahiti Nui.

Data analysis:

Of the 2401 flights analyzed in previous years, latam airlines group was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (34% of the time) on the Auckland->Ecuador route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Auckland-Ecuador (Quito) flights departing on a wednesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a wednesday as your departure date, you can save an average of $93. On the other hand, departing on a monday may cost you an additional $207.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Ecuador (Quito) to Auckland departing on a tuesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a tuesday for your return date, you will save an average of $121. Conversely, departing from Ecuador (Quito) on a monday may cost you an additional $83.

Top prices Auckland-Ecuador (Quito)

Round tripDatesPrice
Auckland → Quito23-07 to 30-07-2024$ 1666 
Auckland → Galapagos Islands03-08 to 17-08-2024$ 1979 
Auckland → Quito05-08 to 09-08-2024$ 2550 
Auckland → Quito14-08 to 20-08-2024$ 1565 
Auckland → Galapagos Islands10-10 to 17-10-2024$ 1598 
Auckland → Quito01-01 to 25-01-2025$ 2687 
Auckland → Quito06-01 to 20-01-2025$ 3038 
Auckland → Quito15-01 to 29-01-2025$ 1764 
Auckland → Quito18-01 to 25-01-2025$ 2053 
Auckland → Quito05-04 to 26-04-2025$ 1468 

When to book your flight Auckland - Ecuador (Quito) to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 7 to 8 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 10 to 11 months in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a Auckland-Ecuador flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a sunday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Auckland to Ecuador (Quito), it is recommended to buy it 7 to 8 months before departure (it is then on average 1625 $, which is a saving of 153 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 10 to 11 months in advance, you will pay the full price (187 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Auckland to Ecuador (Quito) flight ticket may vary depending on your departure month. Therefore, we offer you statistics on when to book your flight month by month.

Departure on... How far in advance should I book?

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 2157 $)


What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, sunday is the day when plane tickets for Auckland->Ecuador are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a sunday, you will save $68. Conversely, by buying it on a friday, you may end up paying $80 more.

Auckland to Ecuador (Quito): flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
August 2024$ 2058
$1565 to $2550
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January 2025$ 2386
$1764 to $3038
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April 2025$ 1468
$1468 to $1468
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, april is cheaper to travel to Ecuador (Quito). It may be interesting to book now to leave this month!

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