Cheap flights from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport

ZQN — MEL
3 Jul — 10 Jul1
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How to find the cheapest flight from Queenstown to Melbourne

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

ZQN - MEL

Price

$308 - $801

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

MEL

Rainfall

30 - 60 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 35% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 41% potential price drop
Round-trip from$488From Queenstown Intl to Melbourne
One-way from$426One-way flight from Queenstown Intl to Melbourne

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 April. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Melbourne Airport. Flights to Melbourne Airport from Queenstown in October are about $830 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $488.

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.

Cheap flights from Queenstown to Melbourne in June, July 2022

The best prices found for ZQN to MEL flights in June, July
24 Jul - 1 Aug
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$726

Jetstar

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Deal found 26/6/22

25 Jul - 2 Aug
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$783

Jetstar

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Deal found 27/6/22

27 Jul - 4 Aug
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$804

Jetstar

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Deal found 27/6/22

Queenstown to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Queenstown found for this year
16 Dec - 4 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 30m
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$568

Jetstar

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Deal found 26/6/22

1 Aug - 29 Aug
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$590

Jetstar

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Deal found 27/6/22

1 Aug - 29 Aug
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$606

Jetstar

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Deal found 25/6/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Queenstown to Melbourne

16 Dec - 4 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 30m
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$568

Jetstar

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Deal found 26/6/22

1 Aug - 29 Aug
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$590

Jetstar

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Deal found 27/6/22

1 Aug - 29 Aug
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$606

Jetstar

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Deal found 25/6/22

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Queenstown to Melbourne

16 Dec - 4 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

7h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 10m
$628

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 26/6/22

16 Dec - 4 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

6h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

6h 50m
$829

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 26/6/22

Direct flights to Melbourne from Queenstown

Save time with Queenstown to Melbourne direct flight deals
16 Dec - 4 Jan
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 30m
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$568

Jetstar

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Deal found 26/6/22

1 Aug - 29 Aug
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$590

Jetstar

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Deal found 27/6/22

1 Aug - 29 Aug
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$606

Jetstar

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Deal found 25/6/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Queenstown

The cheapest one-way flights from Queenstown to Melbourne
4 Dec
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 30m
$165

Jetstar

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Deal found 28/6/22

7 Oct
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$179

Jetstar

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Deal found 27/6/22

29 Nov
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 30m
$209

Jetstar

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Deal found 26/6/22

Related info for your journey

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

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 2 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. Air New Zealand, Jetstar, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air New Zealand with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $568, but on average you can expect to pay $701.

Are there direct flights from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport under $600. A good price for a direct flight from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport is less than $797.

What days are direct flights available from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Thursday.

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.

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

1 flight departure from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport per day on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport?

A quick flight from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport can take about 3h 30m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $568. Queenstown and Melbourne Airport are separated by a distance of 2157 km. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on Jetstar is currently your cheapest option to Melbourne Airport, with prices starting at $568. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand, with the lowest prices starting at $628 and $685, respectively. Jetstar is currently priced 31% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $165. However, be on the lookout for offers from Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand, as they are both options that can get you from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport for a low price.

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.

What are the cheapest flights from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport?

The cheapest flight price from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport is $532. On average you can expect to pay $661. The most popular route, (Queenstown Intl - Melbourne), can usually be booked for $568.

Alternative routes for Queenstown to Melbourne

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

Top 3 airlines flying from Queenstown 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$430Average$521FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$575Average$655FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$776Average$862FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Queenstown to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Queenstown to Melbourne
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Weekly flight availability from Queenstown to Melbourne

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Queenstown to Melbourne
Sunday2daily flights
Monday3daily flights
Tuesday1daily flight
Wednesday0daily flights
Thursday4daily flights
Friday3daily flights
Saturday4daily flights