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Cheap flights from Auckland to Queenstown

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The best prices from Auckland to Queenstown 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
$178 - $362

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

$178

From Auckland to Queenstown

One-way from

$242

One-way flight from Auckland to Queenstown

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?

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 22% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save up to 95% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Auckland to Queenstown from $336 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $396 for flights departing within the next 72 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 $239. 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)?

It’s optimal to fly from Auckland to Queenstown in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 8% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Queenstown in June, July 2021

The best prices found for AKL to ZQN flights in June, July
28 Jul - 4 Aug
$192pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
21 Jun - 24 Jun
$212pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
6 Jul - 9 Jul
$213pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland to Queenstown 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Queenstown from Auckland found for this year
20 Sep - 23 Sep
$139pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
8 Aug - 11 Aug
$153pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
4 Aug - 13 Aug
$167pp
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
20 Sep - 23 Sep
$139pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
8 Aug - 11 Aug
$153pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
4 Aug - 13 Aug
$167pp
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
27 Jun - 30 Jun
$267pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
23 Jun - 23 Jun
$312pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
27 Jun - 30 Jun
$319pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Queenstown from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Queenstown
02:00 - 06:05
Jetstar
1 stop
4h 05m
AKL - ZQN
Jetstar
$242
TravelFusion
02:00 - 11:45
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
33h 45m
AKL - ZQN
Multiple Airlines
$308
Gotogate
09:25 - 16:40
Air New Zealand
3 stops
7h 15m
AKL - ZQN
Air New Zealand
$891
FlyFar

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Auckland</span> to <span class="emphasized">Queenstown</span> flights.

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 23 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 $140 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Queenstown for under $140. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $139, but on average you can expect to pay $183.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Queenstown for under $140 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Auckland to Queenstown under $140. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Queenstown is less than $197.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Queenstown for under $281?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Auckland to Queenstown within the next 7 days for less than $281.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Queenstown?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Thursday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Auckland Intl to Queenstown Intl have been viewed 16,822 times in the past calendar month.

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

Per day, 7 flights depart from Auckland Intl to Queenstown Intl on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 43% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 57% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Auckland or Queenstown?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Auckland is typically less than Queenstown. We can gather that this will continue over the next 9 days.

How long does is the flight from Auckland to Queenstown?

There are many flights that can get you from Auckland to Queenstown in 1h 50m. Fly via Jetstar or Air New Zealand to get the fastest option. There are 1030 km between Auckland and Queenstown. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

According to our current data, Jetstar ($140), and Air New Zealand ($215) offers the cheapest pricing from Auckland to Queenstown. Jetstar is currently priced 41% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $75. Check flights for Air New Zealand, as they currently have the next best price.

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
1h 49m

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.
Morning 6 AM to midday 54% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 30% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 16% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
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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
22 daily flights
Monday
27 daily flights
Tuesday
23 daily flights
Wednesday
24 daily flights
Thursday
28 daily flights
Friday
16 daily flights
Saturday
21 daily flights
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