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Cheap flights from Wellington to Queenstown

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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 Tuesday or Monday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Wellington (WLG) to Queenstown (ZQN)

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to ZQN flight in 2021: compare Wellington to Queenstown flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Queenstown.
WLG - ZQN
Price
$127 - $303

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 35% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$127

From Wellington to Queenstown Intl

One-way from

$49

One-way flight from Wellington 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 Wellington to Queenstown?

Travellers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 82% 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 $269, or $300 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 $196 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $83. 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 75% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Wellington to Queenstown in September, October 2021

The best prices found for WLG to ZQN flights in September, October
16 Oct - 18 Oct
$108pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
19 Oct - 22 Oct
$114pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
19 Oct - 22 Oct
$117pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington

Wellington to Queenstown 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Queenstown from Wellington found for this year
15 Nov - 19 Nov
$107pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
15 Nov - 19 Nov
$108pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
19 Oct - 22 Oct
$114pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington

Direct flights to Queenstown from Wellington

Save time with Wellington to Queenstown direct flight deals
15 Nov - 19 Nov
$107pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
15 Nov - 19 Nov
$108pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
19 Oct - 22 Oct
$114pp
WLG
Wellington
Multiple airlines
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington

Last-minute flights from Wellington to Queenstown

Late deals on return flights to Queenstown from Wellington, departing today and this week
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$149pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$153pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington

One-way flights to Queenstown Intl from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to Queenstown
10:00 - 11:25
Air New Zealand
Direct
1h 25m
WLG - ZQN
Air New Zealand
$55
Jettzy (NZ)
04:20 - 05:45
Jetstar
Direct
1h 25m
WLG - ZQN
Jetstar
$144
Gotogate
14:05 - 16:40
Air New Zealand
1 stop
2h 35m
WLG - ZQN
Air New Zealand

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Wellington to Queenstown

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 7 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 Multiple Airlines for just $107, but on average you can expect to pay $155.

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

Cheapflights has 12 direct flights from Wellington to Queenstown under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Wellington to Queenstown is less than $259.

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

There are currently 16+ open flights from Wellington to Queenstown within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are direct flights available from Wellington to Queenstown?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Saturday.

How popular is this Wellington to Queenstown flight route?

Flights from Wellington to Queenstown Intl have been viewed 2,157 times in the past calendar month.

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

4 flight departures from Wellington to Queenstown per day on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Wellington to Queenstown?

There are many flights that can get you from Wellington to Queenstown in 1h 25m. Fly via Air New Zealand or Jetstar to get the fastest option. Wellington and Queenstown are separated by a distance of 644 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Air New Zealand, at $132, was found to be the cheapest airline from Wellington to Queenstown. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Jetstar. Users have found that Air New Zealand is 32% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

Alternative routes for Wellington 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 Wellington to Queenstown.
Flight duration from WLG to ZQN
1h 34m

Airports servicing Wellington

Airports servicing Queenstown

Hourly flight availability from Wellington to Queenstown

See what time of day planes typically take off from Wellington towards Queenstown.
Morning 6 AM to midday 67% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 32% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Wellington to Queenstown
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Wellington to Queenstown.
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
10 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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