Cheap flights from Melbourne to Queenstown

MEL — ZQN
17 May — 24 May1
Return
1 adult
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The best prices from Melbourne to Queenstown Intl are usually found in May or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Queenstown

All the information you need to plan the best ME1 to ZQN flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Queenstown flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Queenstown.

MEL - ZQN

Price

$232 - $458

ZQN

Temperature

3 - 15 °C

ZQN

Rainfall

50 - 80 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 34% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop
Average price$333Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from$333From Melbourne to Queenstown Intl

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

Wednesday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Melbourne 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 Melbourne to Queenstown?

To save up to 13% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Melbourne to Queenstown from $498 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $525 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Queenstown from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $437. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $288. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Queenstown (MEL - ZQN)?

When flying from Melbourne to Queenstown, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 23% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Queenstown in May, June 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to ZQN flights in May, June
28 Jun. - 4 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

13h 55m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$482

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/5/22

8 Jun. - 4 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

15h 50m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$524

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 9/5/22

27 Jun. - 4 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

14h 50m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$535

Jetstar

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Deal found 11/5/22

Melbourne to Queenstown 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Queenstown from Melbourne found for this year
10 Aug. - 17 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$288

Jetstar

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Deal found 9/5/22

11 Sep. - 22 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$333

Jetstar

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Deal found 9/5/22

18 Aug. - 25 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$376

Jetstar

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Deal found 10/5/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Melbourne to Queenstown

21 Oct. - 24 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$278

Jetstar

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Deal found 9/5/22

10 Aug. - 17 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$288

Jetstar

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Deal found 9/5/22

11 Sep. - 22 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$333

Jetstar

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Deal found 9/5/22

Direct flights to Queenstown from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Queenstown direct flight deals
21 Oct. - 24 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$278

Jetstar

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Deal found 9/5/22

10 Aug. - 17 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$288

Jetstar

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Deal found 9/5/22

11 Sep. - 22 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$333

Jetstar

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Deal found 9/5/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Queenstown

Late deals on return flights to Queenstown from Melbourne, departing today and this week
19 May - 24 May
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

2 stops

40h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

1 stop

20h 30m
$1,138

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/5/22

18 May - 23 May
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

2 stops

13h 15m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

27h 35m
$1,250

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/5/22

18 May - 23 May
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

2 stops

11h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

3 stops

41h 25m
$1,251

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/5/22

One-way flights to Queenstown Intl from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Queenstown
9 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$195

Jetstar

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Deal found 10/5/22

13 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$201

Jetstar

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Deal found 10/5/22

13 Aug.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

8h 25m
$264

Jetstar

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Deal found 10/5/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Located just 6.3 km from the city centre, Queenstown Intl is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Queenstown from Melbourne. Booking flights from Melbourne to Queenstown Intl (ZQN) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Melbourne from 5 different airlines.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Melbourne to Queenstown Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Queenstown for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Queenstown for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $278, but on average you can expect to pay $397.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Queenstown for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Queenstown under $300. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Queenstown is less than $402.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Queenstown for under $1,200?

There are currently 13+ open flights from Melbourne to Queenstown within the next 7 days for less than $1,200.

How popular is this Melbourne to Queenstown flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Queenstown Intl was viewed by 4,515 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 Melbourne to Queenstown round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne to Queenstown is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $278 on this airline. You may be able to fly from Melbourne to Queenstown for 36% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $195. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Melbourne to Queenstown for a low price.

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

Before booking your flight from Melbourne to Queenstown, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Emirates, Jetstar or Air New Zealand.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Queenstown?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Queenstown? While on average our users pay $1,130, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $452. The most popular route (Melbourne - Queenstown Intl), is priced around $280.

Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Queenstown

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Queenstown choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$291Average$498FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$466Average$584FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$507Average$684FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$522Average$784FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$553Average$699FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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