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Cheap flights from Sydney to Queenstown

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

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

SYD - ZQN
Price
$363 - $693

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

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

Average price

$406

Average for round-trip flights in March 2021

Round-trip from

$363

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 16% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Queenstown in March, April 2021

8 Mar - 15 Mar
$1,190pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Apr - 5 Apr
$1,297pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
8 Mar - 15 Mar
$1,307pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Queenstown 2021 flight deals

27 Oct - 31 Oct
$430pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
4 Sep - 11 Sep
$478pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
27 Oct - 31 Oct
$488pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to Queenstown from Sydney

14 Aug - 22 Aug
$516pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Jul - 1 Aug
$713pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Virgin Australia
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Queenstown

8 Mar - 15 Mar
$1,190pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
8 Mar - 15 Mar
$1,307pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
8 Mar - 15 Mar
$1,328pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Queenstown

Can I find flights from Sydney to Queenstown for under $642 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Queenstown for under $642. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $516, but on average you can expect to pay $1,227.

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.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Queenstown for under $642 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Sydney to Queenstown under $642. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Queenstown is less than $614.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Queenstown for under $1,284?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Sydney to Queenstown within the next 7 days for less than $1,284.

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 15 days.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Queenstown?

For as low as $517, Jetstar can have you in Queenstown from Sydney in 2h 55m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying 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 $517 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways, starting at $713 and $1,058 round-trip.

Alternative routes for Sydney to Queenstown

Destination information for Queenstown

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.08
Flight duration
3h 07m

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Queenstown

Top 5 airlines flying from Sydney to Queenstown

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

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Weekly flight availability
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1 daily flight
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
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Saturday
1 daily flight
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