Cheap flights from Brisbane to Queenstown

BNE — ZQN
13 Aug — 20 Aug1
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The best prices from Brisbane to Queenstown Intl are usually found in February or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Brisbane (BNE) to Queenstown (ZQN)

All the information you need to plan the best BNE to ZQN flight in 2022: compare Brisbane to Queenstown flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Queenstown.

BNE - ZQN

Price

$514 - $663

ZQN

Temperature

3 - 15 °C

ZQN

Rainfall

50 - 80 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop
Round-trip from$744From Brisbane to Queenstown Intl
One-way from$349One-way flight from Brisbane to Queenstown Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Brisbane to Queenstown?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Brisbane to Queenstown. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Queenstown.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 55 days in advance to save up to 14% 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 55 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 Brisbane to Queenstown 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,028, or $1,049 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from Brisbane to Queenstown lean towards being more expensive in April. Prices are generally better when you fly from Brisbane to Queenstown in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $631.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Brisbane to Queenstown (BNE - ZQN)?

When flying from Brisbane to Queenstown, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 32% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Brisbane to Queenstown in August, September 2022

The best prices found for BNE to ZQN flights in August, September
8 Sep. - 15 Sep.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

11h 00m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

1 stop

10h 20m
$774

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

8 Sep. - 15 Sep.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

1 stop

9h 45m
$806

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

16 Aug. - 19 Aug.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

11h 00m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

1 stop

28h 25m
$823

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

Brisbane to Queenstown 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Queenstown from Brisbane found for this year
1 Dec. - 9 Dec.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

3h 45m
$590

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

26 Oct. - 5 Nov.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 35m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

3h 45m
$600

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

29 Oct. - 8 Nov.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

11h 00m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

3h 45m
$625

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Brisbane to Queenstown

4 Nov. - 8 Nov.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

11h 40m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

1 stop

10h 35m
$644

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

4 Nov. - 8 Nov.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

11h 40m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

2 stops

12h 55m
$645

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

16 Aug. - 19 Aug.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

2 stops

30h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

1 stop

23h 45m
$1,190

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

  • If you’re travelling from Brisbane to Queenstown, one of the more common airlines travelling that route is Air New Zealand. Brisbane to Queenstown flights are typically 131% more expensive than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Air New Zealand typically cost $490.15 RT. The cheapest Air New Zealand flight found for this route was $390. Brisbane Airport is the most common Brisbane airport to take off from when flying to Queenstown. Queenstown Intl Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Queenstown. When flying from Brisbane to Queenstown, Air New Zealand flights are 13% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Jetstar flights from Brisbane to Queenstown

21 Oct. - 24 Oct.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

9h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

1 stop

14h 10m
$652

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

16 Aug. - 19 Aug.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

11h 00m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

1 stop

28h 25m
$823

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

15 Aug. - 19 Aug.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

20h 50m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

1 stop

28h 25m
$840

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

  • Jetstar is one of the most popular airlines used for those travelling from Brisbane to Queenstown. Flights from Jetstar travelling this route typically cost $560.22 RT. This price is typically 116% cheaper than other airlines that offer Brisbane to Queenstown flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $396. The most popular departure airport in Brisbane when flying to Queenstown is Brisbane Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Queenstown is Queenstown Intl Airport. When flying from Brisbane to Queenstown, Jetstar flights are 1% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Direct flights to Queenstown from Brisbane

Save time with Brisbane to Queenstown direct flight deals
16 Jan. - 22 Jan.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

3h 45m
$514

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

13 Jan. - 22 Jan.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

3h 45m
$528

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

18 Jan. - 25 Jan.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

3h 45m
$577

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

Last-minute flights from Brisbane to Queenstown

Late deals on return flights to Queenstown from Brisbane, departing today and this week
16 Aug. - 19 Aug.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

11h 00m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

1 stop

28h 25m
$823

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

15 Aug. - 19 Aug.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

20h 50m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

1 stop

28h 25m
$840

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 5/8/22

13 Aug. - 18 Aug.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

26h 30m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

3h 55m
$908

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

One-way flights to Queenstown from Brisbane

The cheapest one-way flights from Brisbane to Queenstown
21 Nov.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$310

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

22 Nov.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$311

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 7/8/22

6 Nov.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
$312

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 6/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports do I use to fly from Brisbane to Queenstown?

If you book a flight from Brisbane to Queenstown, you will be flying from Brisbane to Queenstown Intl. Flights to Queenstown Intl (ZQN) from Brisbane (BNE) take 3h 30m for a nonstop flight. There are 2 flights from Brisbane to Queenstown per day from 5 airlines.

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

Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Brisbane to Queenstown for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Brisbane to Queenstown for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $514, but on average you can expect to pay $596.

Are there direct flights from Brisbane to Queenstown for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Brisbane to Queenstown under $600. A good price for a direct flight from Brisbane to Queenstown is less than $605.

Are there last-minute flights available from Brisbane to Queenstown for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Brisbane to Queenstown within the next 7 days for less than $900.

How popular is this Brisbane to Queenstown flight route?

The Brisbane to Queenstown Intl flight path was viewed by 3,507 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 flying from Brisbane to Queenstown round-trip?

Currently priced at $514, Virgin Australia will fly you from Brisbane to Queenstown and back. In addition to Virgin Australia, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Air New Zealand for as low as $644. Virgin Australia is currently priced 38% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Virgin Australia, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $310. Jetstar flights start at $333 while deals on Qantas Airways start at $340 one-way.

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

When booking a flight from Brisbane to Queenstown, you may want to consider flying on Emirates, Jetstar or Air New Zealand as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Brisbane to Queenstown?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Brisbane to Queenstown consider choosing Finnair(100%), Qantas Airways(92%) or Emirates(92%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Brisbane to Queenstown?

On average you can expect to pay $1,113 for a flight from Brisbane to Queenstown. The cheapest flight overall is $311 while the most popular route, (Brisbane - Queenstown Intl) is currently priced at $534.

Alternative routes for Brisbane to Queenstown

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Top 5 airlines flying from Brisbane to Queenstown

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Brisbane to Queenstown choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$454Average$699FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$520Average$649FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$564Average$709FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$573Average$810FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$584Average$989FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Brisbane to Queenstown

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Weekly flight availability from Brisbane to Queenstown

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Brisbane to Queenstown
Sunday4daily flights
Monday2daily flights
Tuesday2daily flights
Wednesday5daily flights
Thursday0daily flights
Friday2daily flights
Saturday3daily flights