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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 Tuesday

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

ZQN - MEL
Price
$304 - $608
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

$304

From Queenstown to Melbourne

One-way from

$346

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 $474 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $569.

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 $392 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $238. 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 evening, which can drop the price by up to 24% versus a flight at midday.

Queenstown to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

10 Nov - 14 Nov
$779pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
10 Nov - 14 Nov
$818pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
10 Nov - 14 Nov
$819pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

One-way flights to Melbourne from Queenstown

07:05 - 09:35
LATAM Airlines
2 stops
28h 30m
ZQN - MEL
LATAM Airlines
$347
Lan
13:35 - 06:45
Air New Zealand
1 stop
19h 10m
ZQN - MEL
Air New Zealand
$825
Travelgenio
12:00 - 09:25
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
23h 25m
ZQN - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$887
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Queenstown to Melbourne

How popular is this flight route?

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

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.

Does it rain more in Queenstown or Melbourne?

Queenstown will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Melbourne over the next 15 days.

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

For one-way options, check prices for LATAM Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $314. Users have also found prices from $787 and $1,026 on LATAM Airlines and Air New Zealand, respectively.

Alternative routes for Queenstown to Melbourne

Destination information for Melbourne

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.94
Average temperature for March in Melbourne
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Melbourne
37.0 mm

Airports servicing Queenstown

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 4 airlines flying from Queenstown to Melbourne

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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