Cheap flights from Queenstown to Auckland

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The best prices from Queenstown Intl to Auckland Intl are usually found in April or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Thursday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Queenstown (ZQN) to Auckland (AKL)

All the information you need to plan the best ZQN to AKL flight in 2021: compare Queenstown to Auckland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Auckland.
ZQN - AKL
Price
$166 - $404
AKL
Temperature
14 - 24 °C
AKL
Precipitation
20 - 57 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 43% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$166

From Queenstown Intl to Auckland Intl

One-way from

$152

One-way flight from Queenstown Intl to Auckland Intl

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 Queenstown to Auckland?

Departing on a Thursday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 26% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 58 days in advance to save up to 79% 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 58 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 Queenstown to Auckland 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $265, or $328 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Auckland from Queenstown with a flight ticket averaging about $231. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $144. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Queenstown to Auckland (ZQN - AKL)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 18% on flights from Queenstown to Auckland by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Queenstown to Auckland in September, October 2021

The best prices found for ZQN to AKL flights in September, October
15 Oct - 17 Oct
$135pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
7 Oct - 10 Oct
$141pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
15 Oct - 17 Oct
$161pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Queenstown Intl to Auckland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Auckland from Queenstown found for this year
15 Oct - 17 Oct
$135pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
7 Oct - 10 Oct
$141pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
15 Oct - 17 Oct
$161pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Direct flights to Auckland from Queenstown

Save time with Queenstown to Auckland direct flight deals
15 Oct - 17 Oct
$135pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
7 Oct - 10 Oct
$141pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
22 Feb - 15 Mar
$168pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Last-minute flights from Queenstown to Auckland

Late deals on return flights to Auckland from Queenstown, departing today and this week
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$372pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$416pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$464pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

One-way flights to Auckland Intl from Queenstown

The cheapest one-way flights from Queenstown to Auckland
16:05 - 17:55
Jetstar
Direct
1h 50m
ZQN - AKL
Jetstar
$152
Jettzy (NZ)
12:15 - 12:10
Air New Zealand
3 stops
23h 55m
ZQN - AKL
Air New Zealand
$681
Gotogate
06:40 - 11:15
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
28h 35m
ZQN - AKL
Multiple Airlines
$964
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Queenstown to Auckland

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

To fly from Queenstown to Auckland, you need to book a flight from Queenstown Intl (ZQN) to Auckland Intl (AKL). Nonstop flights to Auckland Intl from Queenstown Intl take 1h 45m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 6 outbound flights from Queenstown Intl to Auckland Intl offered by 2 different airlines.

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

Air New Zealand and Jetstar 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 Queenstown to Auckland for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Queenstown to Auckland for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $135, but on average you can expect to pay $227.

Are there direct flights from Queenstown to Auckland for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from Queenstown to Auckland under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Queenstown to Auckland is less than $213.

Are there last-minute flights available from Queenstown to Auckland for under $400?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Queenstown to Auckland within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are direct flights available from Queenstown to Auckland?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Queenstown to Auckland flight route?

The Queenstown Intl to Auckland Intl flight path was viewed by 3,997 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Queenstown to Auckland on average per day?

6 flight departures from Queenstown to Auckland per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 83% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 17% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Queenstown to Auckland?

Jetstar and Air New Zealand can get you from Queenstown to Auckland in just under 1h 50m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 35m. Queenstown and Auckland are separated by a distance of 1030 km. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Queenstown to Auckland return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Queenstown to Auckland from $135 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Air New Zealand. You may be able to fly from Queenstown to Auckland for 41% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

Alternative routes for Queenstown to Auckland

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

Destination information for Auckland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Queenstown to Auckland.
Flight duration from ZQN to AKL
1h 51m
Average temperature for September in Auckland
16.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Auckland
31.0 mm

Airports servicing Queenstown

Airports servicing Auckland

Hourly flight availability from Queenstown to Auckland

See what time of day planes typically take off from Queenstown towards Auckland.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 61% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 32% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Queenstown to Auckland
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Queenstown to Auckland.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
6 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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