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Cheap flights from Auckland to Queenstown

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The best prices from Auckland Intl to Queenstown Intl are usually found in May or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Auckland (AKL) to Queenstown (ZQN)

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to ZQN flight in 2021: compare Auckland to Queenstown flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Queenstown.
AKL - ZQN
Price
$179 - $364

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$179

From Auckland Intl to Queenstown Intl

One-way from

$66

One-way flight from Auckland Intl to Queenstown Intl

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 Auckland to Queenstown?

Users have found that flying from Auckland to Queenstown on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 95% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Auckland to Queenstown 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $337, or $397 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Queenstown from Auckland with a flight ticket averaging about $240. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $128. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Queenstown (AKL - ZQN)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Auckland to Queenstown is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 8% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Queenstown in September, October 2021

The best prices found for AKL to ZQN flights in September, October
13 Oct - 20 Oct
$135pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
29 Sep - 2 Oct
$137pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
13 Oct - 20 Oct
$161pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland Intl to Queenstown 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Queenstown from Auckland found for this year
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$116pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$134pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
13 Oct - 20 Oct
$135pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to Queenstown from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to Queenstown direct flight deals
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$116pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
10 Nov - 16 Nov
$134pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
13 Oct - 20 Oct
$135pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Queenstown

Late deals on return flights to Queenstown from Auckland, departing today and this week
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$352pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$410pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$451pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Queenstown Intl from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Queenstown
09:50 - 11:40
Jetstar
Direct
1h 50m
AKL - ZQN
Jetstar
$66
Jettzy (NZ)
07:10 - 09:05
Air New Zealand
Direct
1h 55m
AKL - ZQN
Air New Zealand
$85
Jettzy (NZ)
08:45 - 10:40
Jetstar
Direct
1h 55m
AKL - ZQN
Jetstar
$96
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Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Queenstown

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

To fly from Auckland to Queenstown, you need to book a flight from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Queenstown Intl (ZQN). Nonstop flights to Queenstown Intl from Auckland Intl take 1h 50m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 5 outbound flights from Auckland Intl to Queenstown Intl offered by 2 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Queenstown Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Jetstar and Air New Zealand flying from Auckland Intl to Queenstown Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Auckland to Queenstown for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Queenstown for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $116, but on average you can expect to pay $172.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Queenstown for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 10 direct flights from Auckland to Queenstown under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Queenstown is less than $176.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Queenstown for under $400?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Auckland to Queenstown within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Queenstown?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday.

How popular is this Auckland to Queenstown flight route?

The Auckland Intl to Queenstown Intl flight path was viewed by 16,822 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

4 flight departures from Auckland to Queenstown per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 25% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Auckland to Queenstown?

For as low as $116, Jetstar can have you in Queenstown from Auckland in 1h 55m. The distance between Auckland and Queenstown is about 1030 km. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Auckland to Queenstown from $116 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Air New Zealand. Users have found that Jetstar is 51% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

Alternative routes for Auckland to Queenstown

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

Destination information for Queenstown

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Auckland to Queenstown.
Flight duration from AKL to ZQN
1h 51m

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Queenstown

Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Queenstown

See what time of day planes typically take off from Auckland towards Queenstown.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 54% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 45% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Auckland to Queenstown
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Auckland to Queenstown.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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