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Cheap flights from Queenstown to Auckland

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The best prices from Queenstown to Auckland 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
$165 - $402
AKL
Temperature
14 - 24 °C
AKL
Rainfall
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

$165

From Queenstown to Auckland

One-way from

$143

One-way flight from Queenstown to Auckland

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?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Queenstown to Auckland. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Auckland.

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

To save up to 126% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 59 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Queenstown to Auckland from $231 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $323 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Auckland from Queenstown. Prices for May average $194 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $90. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a May flight can save you 88% on your journey compared to booking in May

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Queenstown to Auckland is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 18% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Queenstown to Auckland in June, July 2021

The best prices found for ZQN to AKL flights in June, July
8 Jul - 19 Jul
$214pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
21 Jun - 22 Jun
$223pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
25 Jun - 28 Jun
$242pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Queenstown to Auckland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Auckland from Queenstown found for this year
2 Sep - 6 Sep
$109pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
8 Sep - 22 Sep
$179pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
18 Dec - 1 Jan
$193pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
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
2 Sep - 6 Sep
$109pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
8 Sep - 22 Sep
$179pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
8 Jul - 19 Jul
$214pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
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
21 Jun - 22 Jun
$223pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
25 Jun - 28 Jun
$242pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
25 Jun - 28 Jun
$256pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

One-way flights to Auckland from Queenstown

The cheapest one-way flights from Queenstown to Auckland
03:00 - 07:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
4h 10m
ZQN - AKL
Multiple Airlines
$143
Gotogate
03:00 - 12:25
Air New Zealand
1 stop
9h 25m
ZQN - AKL
Air New Zealand
$174
Priceline
07:05 - 08:55
Jetstar
Direct
1h 50m
ZQN - AKL
Jetstar
$182
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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 29 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 $140 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Queenstown to Auckland for under $140. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $109, but on average you can expect to pay $251.

Are there direct flights from Queenstown to Auckland for under $140 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 14 direct flights from Queenstown to Auckland under $140. A good price for a direct flight from Queenstown to Auckland is less than $308.

Are there last-minute flights available from Queenstown to Auckland for under $280?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Queenstown to Auckland within the next 7 days for less than $280.

What days are direct flights available from Queenstown to Auckland?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Thursday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Queenstown Intl to Auckland Intl 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?

Travellers can expect 5 flights from Queenstown Intl to Auckland Intl on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 20% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 80% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Queenstown or Auckland?

Expected rainfall in Queenstown is less than in Auckland. You can expect this to be the case over the next 16 days.

How long does is the flight from Queenstown to Auckland?

Airlines like Jetstar and Air New Zealand fly from Queenstown to Auckland in about 1h 40m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. The distance from Queenstown to Auckland is about 1030 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Queenstown to Auckland is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $110 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $257. These flights start at 52% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

$69 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Jetstar. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air New Zealand, with prices from $133.

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
1h 50m
Average temperature for June in Auckland
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Auckland
47.0 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 57% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 38% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 4% 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
33 daily flights
Monday
33 daily flights
Tuesday
25 daily flights
Wednesday
23 daily flights
Thursday
32 daily flights
Friday
32 daily flights
Saturday
26 daily flights
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