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Cheap flights from Hamilton to Queenstown from $365

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 28/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
AKL — ZQN
28 Feb — 6 Mar1
1 adult
Wed 28/2
Wed 6/3

The best prices from Hamilton to Queenstown Intl are usually found in October or May, booked 89 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Sunday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Hamilton to Queenstown (ZQN)

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Hamilton (HM1) to Queenstown (ZQN). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 23 February 2024.

Popular in

September

Cheapest in

October

Average price

$681

Round-trip from

$309
High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Hamilton to Queenstown Intl

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 50 days in advance to save up to 41% 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 50 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 Hamilton to Queenstown 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $571, or $791 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in September. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Queenstown. Flights to Queenstown from Hamilton in October are about $583 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $261.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Hamilton to Queenstown (HM1 - ZQN)?

When flying from Hamilton to Queenstown, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Hamilton to Queenstown

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air New Zealand for the route between Hamilton and Queenstown. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 138,455 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Fri 28/606:35HLZ - ZQN
2 stops14h 00mAir New Zealand
Sun 7/716:05ZQN - HLZ
1 stop25h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 22/2$365
Fri 28/606:35HLZ - ZQN
2 stops14h 00mAir New Zealand
Sun 7/716:25ZQN - HLZ
2 stops17h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 22/2$500

Hamilton to Queenstown 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Hamilton and Queenstown in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 138,455 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Fri 28/606:35HLZ - ZQN
2 stops14h 00mAir New Zealand
Sun 7/716:05ZQN - HLZ
1 stop25h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 22/2$365
Tue 10/1208:15HLZ - ZQN
2 stops12h 20mAir New Zealand
Wed 11/1211:25ZQN - HLZ
1 stop7h 35mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/2$373
Tue 10/1208:15HLZ - ZQN
1 stop7h 05mAir New Zealand
Wed 11/1207:20ZQN - HLZ
1 stop9h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 22/2$374
Tue 10/1210:40HLZ - ZQN
2 stops9h 55mAir New Zealand
Wed 11/1210:25ZQN - HLZ
2 stops8h 35mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/2$413
Tue 10/1206:35HLZ - ZQN
2 stops9h 15mAir New Zealand
Wed 11/1207:20ZQN - HLZ
1 stop9h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 22/2$415
Tue 10/1206:35HLZ - ZQN
2 stops9h 15mAir New Zealand
Wed 11/1210:25ZQN - HLZ
2 stops8h 35mAir New Zealand
Deal found 22/2$455
Fri 28/606:35HLZ - ZQN
2 stops14h 00mAir New Zealand
Sun 7/716:25ZQN - HLZ
2 stops17h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 22/2$500

Find flights from Hamilton to Queenstown within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Hamilton to Queenstown that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 138,455 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.

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$365 - $500

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Departure

Return

Price

HamiltonQueenstown Intl

HLZ - ZQN

HLZZQN

Hamilton

Fri 28/6

2 stops14h 00m

Queenstown Intl

Sun 7/7

1 stop25h 10m

$365

HamiltonQueenstown Intl

HLZ - ZQN

HLZZQN

Hamilton

Fri 28/6

2 stops14h 00m

Queenstown Intl

Sun 7/7

2 stops17h 40m

$500

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When is the best time to book a flight from Hamilton to Queenstown?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Hamilton to Queenstown. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Hamilton to Queenstown, you should look to book at least 89 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Hamilton to Queenstown?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Hamilton to Queenstown. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Hamilton to Queenstown flight should consider departing on Sunday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Queenstown by month

Plan your trip from Hamilton to Queenstown by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Hamilton to Queenstown is currently $0 while a return flight costs $433. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.

Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Hamilton to Queenstown (average of $119). Flying from Hamilton to Queenstown in August is currently the most expensive (average of $208). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$271

February

$315

March

$281

April

$261

May

$192

June

$211

July

$320

August

$336

September

$310

October

$224

November

$261

December

$273

Temperature and rainfall in Queenstown by month

Plan your trip to Queenstown by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

ZQN

Temperature

3 - 15 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Queenstown

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Queenstown. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Queenstown. Reviews last updated 23 February 2024.
8.3
Very Good
736 reviews

Crew

8.8

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.7

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

8.3
Very Good
736 reviews
8.3
Very Good
736 reviews

Crew

8.8

Comfort

8.1

Food

7.7

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

8.0

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Hamilton to Queenstown. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Queenstown from Hamilton?

Queenstown Intl (ZQN) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Hamilton to Queenstown. You should not have trouble finding flights to Queenstown Intl from Hamilton; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Hamilton per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 2 airlines have flights to the Queenstown airport from Hamilton. It is only a 6.3 km journey from Queenstown Intl (ZQN) to Queenstown’s city centre.

Can I find flights from Hamilton to Queenstown for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Hamilton to Queenstown for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $365, but on average you can expect to pay $432.

What days are direct flights available from Hamilton to Queenstown?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday.

How popular is this Hamilton to Queenstown flight route?

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

On average, you can expect to see 6 flights from Hamilton to Queenstown a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Hamilton to Queenstown?

Air New Zealand can get you from Hamilton to Queenstown in just under 14h. Your travel time can differ by up to . The distance from Hamilton to Queenstown is about 1030 km.

What are the most reliable airlines from Hamilton to Queenstown?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Hamilton to Queenstown consider choosing United Airlines(94%), Virgin Atlantic(93%) or Turkish Airlines(92%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Hamilton to Queenstown?

The cheapest flight price from Hamilton to Queenstown is $68. On average you can expect to pay $202. The most popular route, (Hamilton - Queenstown Intl), can usually be booked for $365.

What does AKL to ZQN mean?

This is defined as Auckland Intl Airport (AKL) and Queenstown Intl Airport (ZQN). Codes like Queenstown Intl Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely. Tauranga Airport (TRG), Hamilton Airport (HLZ), Rotorua Airport (ROT), Taupo Airport (TUO), Whitianga Airport (WTZ) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Hamilton to Queenstown

Discover the top 2 airlines that operate flights from Hamilton to Queenstown. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 138,455 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
JetstarCheapest$128Average$244FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Air New ZealandCheapest$210Average$499FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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Hourly flight availability from Hamilton to Queenstown

Find hourly flight availability from Hamilton to Queenstown. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
4%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
71%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
22%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
3%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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