Cheap flights from Brisbane to Queenstown

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The best prices from Brisbane to Queenstown Intl are usually found in May or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Brisbane to Queenstown

All the information you need to plan the best BNE to ZQN flight in 2021: compare Brisbane to Queenstown flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Queenstown.

BNE - ZQN

Price

$337 - $579

ZQN

Temperature

3 - 15 °C

ZQN

Precipitation

50 - 80 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$449

From Brisbane to Queenstown Intl

One-way from

$289

One-way flight from Brisbane to Queenstown Intl

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

Wednesday 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 60 days in advance to save up to 27% 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 60 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 $677, or $703 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 December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Brisbane to Queenstown in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $364.

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 10% versus a flight at midday.

Brisbane to Queenstown 2021 flight deals

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

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

19h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

1 stop

9h 25m
$854

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/10/21

24 Dec. - 1 Jan.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

16h 20m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

3h 55m
$887

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 25/10/21

24 Dec. - 1 Jan.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

18h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

1 stop

9h 25m
$889

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/10/21

Direct flights to Queenstown from Brisbane

Save time with Brisbane to Queenstown direct flight deals
5 Jan. - 8 Jan.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 40m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

3h 55m
$855

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 24/10/21

1 Jan. - 8 Jan.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 40m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

3h 55m
$867

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 26/10/21

24 Dec. - 1 Jan.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 40m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

BNE

Brisbane

Nonstop

3h 55m
$917

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 24/10/21

One-way flights to Queenstown Intl from Brisbane

The cheapest one-way flights from Brisbane to Queenstown
3 Feb.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

9h 05m
$289

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 26/10/21

18 Mar.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 40m
$364

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 25/10/21

18 Mar.
BNE

Brisbane

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

13h 35m
$374

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 25/10/21

Related info for your journey

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

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

Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways 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 $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Brisbane to Queenstown for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $731, but on average you can expect to pay $858.

Are there direct flights from Brisbane to Queenstown for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 6 direct flights from Brisbane to Queenstown under $900. A good price for a direct flight from Brisbane to Queenstown is less than $910.

How popular is this Brisbane to Queenstown flight route?

The Brisbane to Queenstown Intl flight path was viewed by 3,274 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Currently priced at $855, Qantas Airways will fly you from Brisbane to Queenstown and back. In addition to Qantas Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

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 cheapest flights from Brisbane to Queenstown?

On average you can expect to pay $792 for a flight from Brisbane to Queenstown. The cheapest flight overall is $214 while the most popular route, (Brisbane - Queenstown Intl) is currently priced at $651.

Can I fly to Queenstown Intl from Brisbane right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Brisbane to Queenstown Intl

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

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

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

Documents
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 Brisbane from Queenstown Intl?

Returning to Brisbane 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 Brisbane.

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

Alternative routes for Brisbane to Queenstown

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

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
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$301
Average$599
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$355
Average$598
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$375
Average$589
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$379
Average$552
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$407
Average$587
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety