Cheap flights from Queenstown to Melbourne

Return
Economy
Queenstown (ZQN)
Melbourne (MEL)
Depart
Return
Any month
|

The best prices from Queenstown Intl to Melbourne are usually found in May or February, booked 46 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Queenstown (ZQN) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best ZQN to MEL flight in 2021: compare Queenstown to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
ZQN - MEL
Price
$221 - $442
MEL
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
MEL
Precipitation
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

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

Average price

$491

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$313

From Queenstown Intl to Melbourne

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 44 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 44 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $457. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $484.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Melbourne Airport. Flights to Melbourne Airport from Queenstown in May are about $434 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $290.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport (ZQN - MEL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 44% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

One-way flights to Melbourne from Queenstown

The cheapest one-way flights from Queenstown to Melbourne
07:05 - 15:05
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
34h 00m
ZQN - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$2,994
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Queenstown to Melbourne

What airport do you fly from for flights from Queenstown to Melbourne?

Queenstown Intl (ZQN), located 6.3 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Queenstown to Melbourne. 4 airlines have flights from Queenstown Intl to Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from Queenstown Intl to Melbourne should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Melbourne per day.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Queenstown Intl to Melbourne have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Jetstar, Air New Zealand, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Jetstar with this kind of flexibility.

How popular is this Queenstown to Melbourne Airport flight route?

Within the past month, 919 users have taken a look at flights from Queenstown Intl to Melbourne.

What are the cheapest flights from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport?

The cheapest flight price from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport is $151. On average you can expect to pay $380. The most popular route, (Queenstown Intl - Melbourne), can usually be booked for $600.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport are Jetstar, Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

Related searches

Flights to Melbourne from Queenstown (ZQN)
Flights to Queenstown Flights to Melbourne Flights from Queenstown

Rent a Car

Car Rentals at Melbourne Car Rentals in Australia

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne (MEL)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Melbourne from Queenstown?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Queenstown Intl to Melbourne

Most visitors from Queenstown Intl will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Queenstown Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Queenstown Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Do I need a test to fly back to Queenstown from Melbourne?

Returning to Queenstown Intl from Melbourne

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Queenstown Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Queenstown Intl.

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne (MEL)

Alternative routes for Queenstown to Melbourne

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

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Queenstown to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.96
Average temperature for October in Melbourne
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Melbourne
48.0 mm

Airports servicing Queenstown

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 4 airlines flying from Queenstown Intl to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Queenstown to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
$243 $457 No cancel fee 74%
Search Qantas Airways flights
Jetstar
$321 $454 No cancel fee 74%
Search Jetstar flights
Virgin Australia
$365 $606 No cancel fee 80%
Search Virgin Australia flights
Air New Zealand
$382 $657 No cancel fee 78%
Search Air New Zealand flights

Popular flight searches

Check out other popular destinations found by fellow travellers in 2021.
  • Return
  • One-way
  • Multi-city
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
  • Multiple
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First