Cheap flights from Australia to Queenstown

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How far in advance should I book a flight from Australia to Queenstown?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 11% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Australia to Queenstown 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $528, or $581 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to Queenstown?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Queenstown. Flights to Queenstown from Australia in August are about $483 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $324.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to Queenstown (AU - ZQN)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Australia to Queenstown as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Australia to Queenstown in October, November 2021

The best prices found for Australia to ZQN flights in October, November
17 Nov. - 22 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 00m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

27h 35m
$1,306

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16.10.21

Australia to Queenstown 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Queenstown from Australia found for this year
3 Dec. - 10 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 15m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 30m
$564

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 19.10.21

26 Dec. - 31 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 15m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

23h 40m
$583

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 16.10.21

25 Dec. - 1 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 20m
$594

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 19.10.21

Direct flights to Queenstown from Australia

Save time with Australia to Queenstown direct flight deals
3 Apr. - 16 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$435

Jetstar

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Deal found 18.10.21

19 Mar. - 27 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 15m
$493

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17.10.21

21 Mar. - 4 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$493

Jetstar

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Deal found 17.10.21

One-way flights to Queenstown Intl from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Queenstown
20 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

18h 45m
$262

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19.10.21

1 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$282

Jetstar

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Deal found 17.10.21

4 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$285

Jetstar

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Deal found 17.10.21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Australia to Queenstown flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Queenstown from Australia?

Queenstown Intl (ZQN), located 6.3 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Australia to Queenstown.

Which airlines flying from Australia to Queenstown Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Australia to Queenstown Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Air New Zealand are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Jetstar with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Australia to Queenstown for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Queenstown for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $435, but on average you can expect to pay $505.

Are there direct flights from Australia to Queenstown for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Australia to Queenstown under $500. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to Queenstown is less than $528.

How popular is this Australia to Queenstown flight route?

This flight path from Australia to Queenstown Intl was viewed by 7,736 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Australia to Queenstown one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $282. Users have also found prices from $304 and $374 on Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from Australia to Queenstown?

Most travellers choose Melbourne - Queenstown Intl, Sydney Kingsford Smith - Queenstown Intl or Melbourne Avalon - Queenstown Intl when deciding on the best route from Australia to Queenstown.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Australia to Queenstown?

The most popular airlines flying from Australia to Queenstown are Emirates, Jetstar and Air New Zealand. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to Queenstown?

The cheapest flight price from Australia to Queenstown is $193. On average you can expect to pay $699. The most popular route, (Melbourne - Queenstown Intl), can usually be booked for $435.

Can I fly to Queenstown Intl from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Queenstown Intl

Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Queenstown Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Queenstown Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Queenstown Intl.

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Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Can I fly back to Australia from Queenstown Intl?

Returning to Australia from Queenstown Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Queenstown Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Queenstown Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

Top 5 airlines flying from Australia to Queenstown

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to Queenstown choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$140
Average$767
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$263
Average$664
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$272
Average$611
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$302
Average$738
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$412
Average$627
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety