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Cheap flights from Sydney to Queenstown

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Queenstown (ZQN)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to ZQN flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Queenstown flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Queenstown.
SYD - ZQN
Price
$364 - $694

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$364

From Sydney to Queenstown

One-way from

$460

One-way flight from Sydney to Queenstown

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to Queenstown?

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 14% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 11% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Sydney to Queenstown within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $502.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Queenstown from Sydney with a flight ticket averaging about $459. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $308. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Queenstown (SYD - ZQN)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Sydney to Queenstown at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 19% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Queenstown in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SYD to ZQN flights in May, June
12 Jun - 19 Jun
$524pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Jun - 19 Jun
$527pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Jun - 19 Jun
$543pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Queenstown 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Queenstown from Sydney found for this year
24 Nov - 29 Nov
$465pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
24 Oct - 29 Oct
$470pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
19 Jul - 24 Jul
$482pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to Queenstown from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Queenstown direct flight deals
24 Oct - 29 Oct
$470pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9 Sep - 17 Sep
$492pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 Oct - 19 Oct
$506pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Queenstown

Late deals on return flights to Queenstown from Sydney, departing today and this week
27 May - 3 Jun
$596pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
27 May - 3 Jun
$641pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
27 May - 3 Jun
$653pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Queenstown from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Queenstown
14:50 - 06:40
Air New Zealand
1 stop
13h 50m
SYD - ZQN
Air New Zealand
$460
Kiwi.com
16:30 - 07:25
Jetstar
1 stop
12h 55m
SYD - ZQN
Jetstar
$475
TravelFusion
03:35 - 08:35
Qantas Airways
Direct
3h 00m
SYD - ZQN
Qantas Airways
$526
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Sydney</span> to <span class="emphasized">Queenstown</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Queenstown

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

If you wish to fly to Queenstown from Sydney, then you need to book flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Queenstown Intl. There are 2 flights from Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Queenstown Intl (ZQN) per day to choose from. Flights to Queenstown from Kingsford Smith are available from 5 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 2h 55m is how long a nonstop flight from Sydney to Queenstown Intl typically takes.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Queenstown Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Air New Zealand flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Queenstown Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Queenstown for under $514 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Queenstown for under $514. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $470, but on average you can expect to pay $523.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Queenstown for under $514 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to Queenstown under $514. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Queenstown is less than $542.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Queenstown for under $642?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to Queenstown within the next 7 days for less than $642.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Sydney Kingsford Smith 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.

Does it rain more in Sydney or Queenstown?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Sydney is roughly less than Queenstown. You can assume this to be the case over the next 13 days.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Queenstown?

For as low as $471, Jetstar can have you in Queenstown from Sydney in 2h 55m. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Sydney to Queenstown is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $471 on this airline.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $301 on Jetstar. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Air New Zealand from $354 and Qantas Airways from $401 one-way.

Alternative routes for Sydney to Queenstown

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

Destination information for Queenstown

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Queenstown.
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Flight duration
3h 05m

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Queenstown

Top 5 airlines flying from Sydney to Queenstown

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Queenstown choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$201 $364 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$225 $408 No cancel fee 80%
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Air New Zealand
$252 $410 No cancel fee 78%
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Emirates
$325 $466 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
$215 $513 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Queenstown

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sydney towards Queenstown.
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Weekly flight availability
from Sydney to Queenstown
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sydney to Queenstown.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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