Cheap flights from Sydney to Queenstown

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

How to find the cheapest flight from Sydney to Queenstown

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

SYD - ZQN

Price

$283 - $540

ZQN

Temperature

3 - 15 °C

ZQN

Rainfall

50 - 80 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 34% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop
Round-trip from$401From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Queenstown Intl
One-way from$313One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Queenstown Intl

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

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 11% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 11% 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 61 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 Sydney to Queenstown 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $554, or $610 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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 $507. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $340. 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)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Sydney to Queenstown at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 26% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Queenstown in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SYD to ZQN flights in May, June
13 Jun. - 26 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 15m
$532

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/20/22

13 Jun. - 20 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 15m
$577

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/20/22

12 Jun. - 16 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

9h 50m
$595

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/20/22

Sydney to Queenstown 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Queenstown from Sydney found for this year
2 Dec. - 5 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
$448

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/20/22

16 Oct. - 26 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 15m
$464

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/23/22

11 Nov. - 18 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
$466

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/22/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Sydney to Queenstown

16 Oct. - 26 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 15m
$464

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/23/22

11 Nov. - 18 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
$466

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/22/22

11 Nov. - 18 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
$468

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/23/22

  • Jetstar is one of the most popular airlines used for those travelling from Sydney to Queenstown. Flights from Jetstar travelling this route typically cost $528.95 RT. This price is typically 88% cheaper than other airlines that offer Sydney to Queenstown flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $427. The most popular departure airport in Sydney when flying to Queenstown is Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Queenstown is Queenstown Intl Airport. When flying from Sydney to Queenstown, Jetstar flights are 0% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Sydney to Queenstown

28 May - 4 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

22h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 20m
$985

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 5/21/22

28 May - 4 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 00m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 20m
$1,669

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 5/21/22

29 May - 31 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

2 stops

36h 55m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 20m
$1,714

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 5/22/22

  • One of the most popular airlines travelling from Sydney to Queenstown is Qantas Airways. Flights from Qantas Airways travelling this route typically cost $565.64 RT. This price is typically 174% cheaper than other airlines that offer Sydney to Queenstown flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $435. Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is the most common Sydney airport to take off from when flying to Queenstown. Queenstown Intl Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Queenstown. When flying from Sydney to Queenstown, Qantas Airways flights are -8% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Direct flights to Queenstown from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Queenstown direct flight deals
16 Oct. - 26 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 15m
$464

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/23/22

11 Nov. - 18 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
$466

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/22/22

11 Nov. - 18 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 30m
$468

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/23/22

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Queenstown

Late deals on return flights to Queenstown from Sydney, departing today and this week
28 May - 4 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

18h 50m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 45m
$784

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

28 May - 4 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

2 stops

25h 30m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

11h 50m
$824

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

28 May - 4 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

22h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

3h 20m
$985

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 5/21/22

One-way flights to Queenstown Intl from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Queenstown
11 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$272

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/20/22

28 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$298

Jetstar

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Deal found 5/21/22

16 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

2h 55m
$301

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 5/22/22

Related info for your journey

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

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, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Queenstown Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Queenstown for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Queenstown for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $464, but on average you can expect to pay $505.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Queenstown for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to Queenstown under $500. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Queenstown is less than $517.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Queenstown for under $800?

There are currently 10+ open flights from Sydney to Queenstown within the next 7 days for less than $800.

How popular is this Sydney to Queenstown flight route?

The Sydney Kingsford Smith to Queenstown Intl flight path was viewed by 4,567 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 Sydney to Queenstown round-trip?

According to our current data, Jetstar ($464), offers the cheapest pricing from Sydney to Queenstown. Jetstar is priced at 8% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $272. Users have also found prices from $309 and $312 on Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia, respectively.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Sydney to Queenstown are Emirates, Jetstar and Air New Zealand. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Queenstown?

On average you can expect to pay $1,549 for a flight from Sydney to Queenstown. The cheapest flight overall is $310 while the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Queenstown Intl) is currently priced at $466.

Alternative routes for Sydney to Queenstown

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

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$360Average$552FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$397Average$624FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$545Average$709FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$605Average$750FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$617Average$802FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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