Ranked among the top livable cities in the world, Auckland has made its mark in the fields of commerce, media, arts and entertainment. The city has a mild climate with multiple beaches ideal for swimming, long walks and sunbathing. The Maungawhau is the highest point in Auckland, and offers a magnificent view of the city. Adrenaline junkies will find lots of opportunities to indulge in surfing, sky diving and bungee jumping too. The places of interest in and around town include the Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland Domain, Harbour Bridge and the Sky Tower.
Auckland is called the City of Sails because its ratio of boats to people is the highest in the world - one in three citizens owns a boat. A huge number of sailboats and yachts can be seen anchored in its harbors. The Auckland on Water Boat Show, held in October, is New Zealand’s largest boat show where you can spend the day looking at boats, attending various workshops and taking part in competitions.
How to reach Auckland from Rome
The Auckland airport, which is the largest in New Zealand, is located 20 kilometers away from the city centre. The SkyBus, which is Auckland’s airport transfer service, carries passengers to and from the airport throughout the day. The rides take around an hour, and tickets are available at the Airport Ticket Kiosks. Taxis are always available in the international terminal outside gate number 8. You can also pre-book taxis online. International airlines like Qatar Airways, China Eastern, British Airways and Turkish Airlines ply with passengers, between Rome and Auckland, daily.
Best time to travel to Auckland
Auckland has a pleasant oceanic climate and the daily mean does not rise above 20°C, throughout the year. The end of fall and spring see the maximum number of tourists in Auckland. The New Zealand International Comedy Festival, Royal Easter Show, the Auckland Pasifika Festival and Auckland Arts Festival, all held in autumn, offer cheap deals after the summer crowd has thinned out. The Taste of Auckland and the Auckland Diwali Festival are held in the spring months of September and October.
International carriers like Emirates, Qantas Airways, Etihad Airways
and America Airlines have daily flights from Rome to Auckland. Emirates has 20 flights to Auckland with layovers at Dubai and Sydney daily, and they take around 27 to 40 hours. Etihad Airlines has 12 flights via Abu Dhabi, the shortest of which take 29 hours, and the longest 43 hours. American Airlines has 5 daily flights via different routes, with travel times varying from 32 to 57 hours. Web check-in
facility is also offered by these airlines.
• Which airlines provide cheap air tickets from Rome?
and Qatar Airways provide cheap air tickets
from Rome to Auckland.
• What is the time taken to reach Auckland from Rome?
The average time taken to reach Auckland from Rome is about 36 hours.
• What is the time difference between Rome and Auckland?
Auckland is 12 hours ahead of Rome.
• What are the major layover airports for connecting flights from Rome to Auckland?
Sydney and Melbourne are the major layover airports for connecting flights from Rome to Auckland.
• When is the first flight from Rome to Auckland?
The first departure for Auckland from Rome is at 06.40 AM on China Eastern.
• When is the last flight from Rome to Auckland?
The last flight for Auckland from Rome is at 11.15 PM on Qatar Airways
• What are the airport codes for Rome and Auckland?
The airport code for Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport is FCO, and that of Auckland Airport is AKL.
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