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Cheap flights from Queenstown to Melbourne

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The best prices from Queenstown 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
$318 - $636
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 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

Round-trip from

$318

From Queenstown to Melbourne

One-way from

$246

One-way flight from Queenstown to Melbourne

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 Melbourne?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Melbourne. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Queenstown to Melbourne, book at least 58 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 40% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $497 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $596.

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

Our data shows that June tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne from Queenstown. Users have commonly found prices around $410 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $249. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

When flying from Queenstown to Melbourne, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 44% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Queenstown to Melbourne in June, July 2021

The best prices found for ZQN to MEL flights in June, July
13 Jul - 22 Jul
$525pp
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Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
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Queenstown Intl
13 Jul - 22 Jul
$528pp
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Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
13 Jul - 22 Jul
$534pp
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Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Queenstown to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Queenstown found for this year
13 Jul - 22 Jul
$525pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
13 Jul - 22 Jul
$528pp
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Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
13 Jul - 22 Jul
$534pp
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Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Direct flights to Melbourne from Queenstown

Save time with Queenstown to Melbourne direct flight deals
13 Jul - 22 Jul
$525pp
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Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
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Queenstown Intl
13 Jul - 22 Jul
$528pp
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Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
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Melbourne
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Jetstar
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Queenstown Intl
13 Jul - 22 Jul
$534pp
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Jetstar
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
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Queenstown Intl

One-way flights to Melbourne from Queenstown

The cheapest one-way flights from Queenstown to Melbourne
12:20 - 18:30
Jetstar
1 stop
8h 10m
ZQN - MEL
Jetstar
$247
mytrip.com
07:00 - 12:05
Air New Zealand
1 stop
7h 05m
ZQN - MEL
Air New Zealand
$363
FlightNetwork
06:45 - 17:35
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
12h 50m
ZQN - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$526
Travel2Be

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Queenstown to Melbourne

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

To fly from Queenstown to Melbourne, you need to book a flight from Queenstown Intl (ZQN) to Melbourne (MEL). Nonstop flights to Melbourne from Queenstown Intl take 3h 25m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there is 1 outbound flight from Queenstown Intl to Melbourne offered by 4 different airlines.

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.

Can I find flights from Queenstown to Melbourne for under $576 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Queenstown to Melbourne for under $576. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $525, but on average you can expect to pay $731.

Are there direct flights from Queenstown to Melbourne for under $576 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 6 direct flights from Queenstown to Melbourne under $576. A good price for a direct flight from Queenstown to Melbourne is less than $659.

What days are direct flights available from Queenstown to Melbourne?

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

How popular is this 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 on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 3 flights from Queenstown Intl to Melbourne a day.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Queenstown or Melbourne?

Queenstown will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Melbourne over the next 16 days.

How long does is the flight from Queenstown to Melbourne?

Airlines like Jetstar and Air New Zealand fly from Queenstown to Melbourne in about 3h 25m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 14h 25m. Queenstown and Melbourne are separated by a distance of 2157 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Jetstar ($526), and Air New Zealand ($789) offers the cheapest pricing from Queenstown to Melbourne.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $245. Users have also found tickets on Air New Zealand for as little as $345.

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 = $0.93
Flight duration
3h 15m
Average temperature for June in Melbourne
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Melbourne
167.0 mm

Airports servicing Queenstown

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 4 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$227 $321 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$172 $323 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$258 $428 No cancel fee 80%
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Air New Zealand
$270 $464 No cancel fee 78%
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Hourly flight availability from Queenstown to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Queenstown towards 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.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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