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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
$314 - $629
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

Average price

$629

Average for round-trip flights in December 2020

Round-trip from

$314

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 $491 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $589.

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 $405 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $246. 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.

Cheap flights from Queenstown to Melbourne in December, January 2021

The best prices found for ZQN to MEL flights in December, January
28 Dec - 4 Jan
$1,930pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Queenstown to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Queenstown found for this year
28 Dec - 4 Jan
$1,930pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

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

Flight FAQs

From Queenstown to Melbourne

Can I find flights from Queenstown to Melbourne for under $1,991 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Queenstown to Melbourne for under $1,991. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,930, but on average you can expect to pay $1,930.

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 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 Air New Zealand with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Queenstown to Melbourne for under $1,991 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Queenstown to Melbourne, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

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

Does it rain more in Queenstown or Melbourne?

Queenstown will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Melbourne over the next 17 days.

Alternative routes for Queenstown to Melbourne

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Queenstown to Melbourne
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.96
Average temperature for December in Melbourne
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Melbourne
92.0 mm

Airports servicing Queenstown

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 4 airlines 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 change fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$172 $323 No change 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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