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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)

AKL - ZQN
Price
$181 - $367

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

$181

From Auckland to Queenstown

One-way from

$77

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 $340 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $401 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 $242. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $129. 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 April, May 2021

30 May - 10 Jun
$149pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
30 May - 5 Jun
$155pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
30 May - 4 Jun
$158pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland to Queenstown 2021 flight deals

9 Aug - 11 Aug
$146pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
30 May - 10 Jun
$149pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
6 Jun - 9 Jun
$152pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to Queenstown from Auckland

9 Aug - 11 Aug
$146pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
30 May - 10 Jun
$149pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
6 Jun - 9 Jun
$152pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Queenstown

19 Apr - 21 Apr
$266pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
21 Apr - 23 Apr
$309pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
21 Apr - 23 Apr
$331pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Queenstown from Auckland

09:50 - 11:40
Jetstar
Direct
1h 50m
AKL - ZQN
Jetstar
$77
Jettzy (NZ)
04:30 - 06:25
Jetstar
Direct
1h 55m
AKL - ZQN
Jetstar
$86
lastminute.com
09:50 - 11:40
Jetstar
Direct
1h 50m
AKL - ZQN
Jetstar
$116
JQ

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Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Queenstown

Can I find flights from Auckland to Queenstown for under $284 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Queenstown for under $284. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $146, but on average you can expect to pay $168.

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.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Queenstown for under $284 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Auckland to Queenstown under $284. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to Queenstown is less than $168.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Queenstown for under $284?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Auckland to Queenstown within the next 7 days for less than $284.

What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Queenstown?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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, 19 flights depart from Auckland Intl to Queenstown Intl on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 5% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 95% 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 7 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 to get the fastest option. There are 1030 km between Auckland and Queenstown. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Auckland to Queenstown return?

According to our current data, Jetstar ($147), offers the cheapest pricing from Auckland to Queenstown. Jetstar is currently priced 39% 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 $77. Check flights for Air New Zealand, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Auckland to Queenstown

Destination information for Queenstown

Flight duration
1h 51m

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Queenstown

Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Queenstown

Morning 6 AM to midday 54% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 40% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 6% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Auckland to Queenstown
Sunday
34 daily flights
Monday
32 daily flights
Tuesday
25 daily flights
Wednesday
25 daily flights
Thursday
26 daily flights
Friday
30 daily flights
Saturday
24 daily flights
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