Cheap flights from Queenstown to Melbourne

ZQN — MEL
2 Jul — 9 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 ME1 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$487From Queenstown Intl to Melbourne
One-way from$301One-way flight from Queenstown Intl to Melbourne

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

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?

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. Flights to Melbourne from Queenstown in October are about $829 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $487.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Queenstown to Melbourne 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 Melbourne flights in June, July
24 Jul - 1 Aug
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

3h 05m
$725

Jetstar

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Deal found 26.6.22

24 Jul - 1 Aug
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

13h 40m
$818

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26.6.22

24 Jul - 1 Aug
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

2 stops

16h 05m
$848

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26.6.22

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
$567

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
$589

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
$605

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
$567

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
$589

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
$605

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
$627

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
$828

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
$567

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
$589

Jetstar

View Deal

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
$605

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 25.6.22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Queenstown

The cheapest one-way flights from Queenstown to Melbourne
7 Oct
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 25m
$179

Jetstar

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Deal found 26.6.22

29 Nov
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 30m
$209

Jetstar

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Deal found 24.6.22

6 Dec
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

3h 30m
$212

Jetstar

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Deal found 24.6.22

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?

For a flight from Queenstown to Melbourne, you will be flying from Queenstown Intl. Queenstown Intl (ZQN) is just 6.3 km from the centre of the city. Queenstown Intl is the only Queenstown airport and it handles 2 outbound flights to Melbourne per day. 4 airlines have flights to Melbourne from Queenstown Intl on a regular basis.

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 for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Queenstown to Melbourne for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $567, but on average you can expect to pay $833.

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

Cheapflights has 6 direct flights from Queenstown to Melbourne under $600. A good price for a direct flight from Queenstown to Melbourne is less than $663.

What days are direct flights available from Queenstown to Melbourne?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this Queenstown to Melbourne 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 to Melbourne a day.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 67% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Queenstown to Melbourne?

A quick flight from Queenstown to Melbourne can take about 3h 30m. Jetstar provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $567. There are 2157 km between Queenstown and Melbourne. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Jetstar, at $567, was found to be the cheapest airline from Queenstown to Melbourne.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand. You may be able to fly from Queenstown to Melbourne for 31% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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 $179. Users have also found prices from $241 and $248 on Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand, respectively.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Queenstown to Melbourne 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?

On average you can expect to pay $660 for a flight from Queenstown to Melbourne. The cheapest flight overall is $532 while the most popular route, (Queenstown Intl - Melbourne) is currently priced at $567.

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$429Average$520FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$574Average$654FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$775Average$860FlexibilityNo 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