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 to Auckland

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

ZQN - AKL

Price

$118 - $287

AKL

Temperature

11 - 20 °C

AKL

Precipitation

70 - 130 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

Average price

$264

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$173

From Queenstown Intl to Auckland Intl

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 $276, or $342 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 $241. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $150. 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 January, February 2022

The best prices found for ZQN to AKL flights in January, February
28 Jan - 31 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
AKL

Auckland Intl

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 55m
$134

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

21 Jan - 23 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
AKL

Auckland Intl

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 55m
$140

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 13/1/22

23 Jan - 24 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
AKL

Auckland Intl

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 55m
$154

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

Queenstown to Auckland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Auckland from Queenstown found for this year
28 Jan - 31 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
AKL

Auckland Intl

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 55m
$134

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

21 Jan - 23 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
AKL

Auckland Intl

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 55m
$140

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 13/1/22

23 Jan - 24 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
AKL

Auckland Intl

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 55m
$154

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

Direct flights to Auckland from Queenstown

Save time with Queenstown to Auckland direct flight deals
28 Jan - 31 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
AKL

Auckland Intl

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 55m
$134

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

30 Jan - 2 Feb
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
AKL

Auckland Intl

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 55m
$217

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

Last-minute flights from Queenstown to Auckland

Late deals on return flights to Auckland from Queenstown, departing today and this week
21 Jan - 23 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
AKL

Auckland Intl

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 55m
$140

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 13/1/22

23 Jan - 24 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
AKL

Auckland Intl

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 55m
$154

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

23 Jan - 25 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
AKL

Auckland Intl

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 55m
$160

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

One-way flights to Auckland Intl from Queenstown

The cheapest one-way flights from Queenstown to Auckland
27 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
$59

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

1 Mar
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
$63

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

25 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
$69

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports serve Auckland from Queenstown flights?

Queenstown Airport (ZQN), New Zealand, is located a short 8 km from Queenstown city centre. The airport is rated as the fourth busiest in the region according to passenger traffic. As the airport only has one terminal, which manages both international and domestic flight routes, the airport bustle is substantial regardless of your flight specifics. When flying from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Auckland International Airport (AKL) you will find your arrival is subject to much less bustle, as Auckland Airport consists of two terminals; one terminal manages international flights while the other only caters to domestic flights. Auckland Airport (AKL) is located a short 9.5 km from the city centre, rendering a taxi or bus trip an approximate 20min journey, depending on traffic.

Which airlines fly directly from Queenstown to Auckland?

There are several options available for flights from Queenstown to Auckland, New Zealand. Air New Zealand and Jetstar are the two main airlines that offer direct flights from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Auckland International Airport (AKL). As this flight route is domestic, all the available flights are direct with no stops on route. The quickest direct flight duration is around 1h 45min, with both Jetstar and Air New Zealand servicing this direct flight route. Even though there are one-stop flights available, with a stopover in Wellington International Airport (WLG), the lengthier flight duration of about 8h 5min suggests that this flight route is only suitable for travellers who would like to enjoy a short visit to Wellington, New Zealand, before reaching Auckland.

What are the stopover options between Queenstown and Auckland?

As Queenstown and Auckland are both located in New Zealand, the vast majority of available flight routes are direct flights with no stopovers. However, for travellers who are hoping to experience more of New Zealand’s main cities, there are one-stop flight deals available with stopovers in Wellington International Airport (WLG). You can also find flight deals with one stopover at Christchurch International Airport (CHC). When opting for a stopover flight, you can expect an average flight duration of 3h 25min to 8h 15min, depending on the airline and stopover time. There are no two-stop or three-stop flight routes available when travelling from Queenstown to Auckland. When opting for one-stop flights, both the duration of the flight as well as the cost of the flight may be higher.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Queenstown to Auckland?

While you won’t need a visa or passport to travel from Queenstown to Auckland as a New Zealand citizen, you will need a standard government-issued proof of identification, such as a student I.D. card or your driver’s license, as a general requirement for all domestic flights within the country.

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 50m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 35 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 $134, but on average you can expect to pay $310.

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

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Queenstown to Auckland under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Queenstown to Auckland is less than $175.

Are there last-minute flights available from Queenstown to Auckland for under $200?

There are currently 18+ open flights from Queenstown to Auckland within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are direct flights available from Queenstown to Auckland?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday.

How popular is this Queenstown to Auckland flight route?

Within the past month, 3,997 users have taken a look at flights from Queenstown Intl to Auckland Intl.

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

On average, you can expect to see 6 flights from Queenstown to Auckland a day.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% 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 17h 40m. The distance from Queenstown to Auckland is about 1030 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Queenstown to Auckland round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Queenstown to Auckland is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $134 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $310. You may be able to fly from Queenstown to Auckland for 44% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the most reliable airlines from Queenstown to Auckland?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Queenstown to Auckland are Air New Zealand (94%), EVA Air (94%) and Etihad Airways (92%).

What are the cheapest flights from Queenstown to Auckland?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Queenstown to Auckland? While on average our users pay $222, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $71. The most popular route (Queenstown Intl - Auckland Intl), is priced around $134.

Alternative routes for Queenstown to Auckland

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

Top 2 airlines flying from Queenstown to Auckland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Queenstown to Auckland choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$98
Average$212
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$165
Average$273
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Queenstown to Auckland

See what time of day planes typically take off from Queenstown to Auckland
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
36%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
43%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
20%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday42daily flights
Monday33daily flights
Tuesday30daily flights
Wednesday29daily flights
Thursday31daily flights
Friday44daily flights
Saturday39daily flights