Cheap flights from Wellington to Queenstown

WLG — ZQN
24 May — 31 May1
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The best prices from Wellington to Queenstown Intl are usually found in March or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Wellington to Queenstown

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to ZQN flight in 2022: compare Wellington to Queenstown flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Queenstown.

WLG - ZQN

Price

$90 - $215

ZQN

Temperature

3 - 15 °C

ZQN

Rainfall

50 - 80 mm

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 35% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop
Average price$200Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from$142From Wellington to Queenstown Intl

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

Travellers have found that booking a Saturday departure is the best way to save up to 41% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 81% 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 Wellington to Queenstown 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $301, or $336 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Queenstown from Wellington. Users have commonly found prices around $219 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $93. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wellington to Queenstown (WLG - ZQN)?

When flying from Wellington to Queenstown, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 31% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Wellington to Queenstown in May, June 2022

The best prices found for WLG to ZQN flights in May, June
13 Jun - 15 Jun
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 15m
$137

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/5/22

8 Jun - 15 Jun
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 15m
$139

Jetstar

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Deal found 18/5/22

14 Jun - 15 Jun
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 15m
$161

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 18/5/22

Wellington to Queenstown 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Queenstown from Wellington found for this year
9 Aug - 11 Aug
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 20m
$117

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 18/5/22

13 Jun - 15 Jun
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 15m
$137

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 18/5/22

8 Jun - 15 Jun
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 15m
$139

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 18/5/22

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from Wellington to Queenstown

9 Aug - 11 Aug
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 20m
$117

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 18/5/22

9 Aug - 11 Aug
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

6h 05m
$155

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 18/5/22

13 Jun - 18 Jun
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 20m
$166

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 18/5/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Wellington to Queenstown

8 Jun - 15 Jun
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 15m
$139

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 18/5/22

27 May - 29 May
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 15m
$189

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 19/5/22

8 Jun - 17 Jun
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 15m
$200

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 18/5/22

Direct flights to Queenstown from Wellington

Save time with Wellington to Queenstown direct flight deals
9 Aug - 11 Aug
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 20m
$117

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 18/5/22

13 Jun - 15 Jun
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 15m
$137

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 18/5/22

8 Jun - 15 Jun
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 15m
$139

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 18/5/22

Last-minute flights from Wellington to Queenstown

Late deals on return flights to Queenstown from Wellington, departing today and this week
27 May - 29 May
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 15m
$189

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 19/5/22

27 May - 29 May
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

14h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 15m
$227

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19/5/22

27 May - 29 May
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

1 stop

14h 05m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

6h 10m
$361

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 19/5/22

One-way flights to Queenstown Intl from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to Queenstown
15 Jun
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$33

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17/5/22

4 Jul
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$62

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 17/5/22

6 Jul
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$68

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 17/5/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Wellington to Queenstown flights.

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

If you wish to fly to Queenstown from Wellington, then you need to book flights from Wellington to Queenstown Intl. There are 3 flights from Wellington (WLG) to Queenstown Intl (ZQN) per day to choose from. Flights to Queenstown from Wellington are available from 2 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 1h 25m is how long a nonstop flight from Wellington to Queenstown Intl typically takes.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to Queenstown for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $117, but on average you can expect to pay $177.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Wellington to Queenstown under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Wellington to Queenstown is less than $185.

Are there last-minute flights available from Wellington to Queenstown for under $200?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Wellington to Queenstown within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Wellington to Queenstown flight route?

Flights from Wellington to Queenstown Intl have been viewed 2,481 times in the past calendar month.

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

Currently priced at $117, Air New Zealand will fly you from Wellington to Queenstown and back. In addition to Air New Zealand, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Jetstar for as low as $139. Air New Zealand is 46% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the most reliable airlines from Wellington to Queenstown?

Before booking your flight to Queenstown from Wellington, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Air New Zealand (94%), Etihad Airways (94%), Qantas Airways( 83%).

What are the cheapest flights from Wellington to Queenstown?

The cheapest flight price from Wellington to Queenstown is $161. On average you can expect to pay $242. The most popular route, (Wellington - Queenstown Intl), can usually be booked for $189.

Alternative routes for Wellington to Queenstown

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

Top 2 airlines flying from Wellington to Queenstown

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Wellington to Queenstown choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$91Average$188FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$127Average$234FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Wellington to Queenstown

See what time of day planes typically take off from Wellington to Queenstown
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
53%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
46%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Wellington to Queenstown

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Wellington to Queenstown
Sunday4daily flights
Monday4daily flights
Tuesday4daily flights
Wednesday6daily flights
Thursday2daily flights
Friday5daily flights
Saturday2daily flights