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 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

Precipitation

50 - 80 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

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

Average price

$153

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$132

From Wellington to Queenstown Intl

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 $281, or $313 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 $204 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $87. 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 January, February 2022

The best prices found for WLG to ZQN flights in January, February
17 Jan - 18 Jan
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 20m
$206

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 15/1/22

29 Jan - 1 Feb
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 20m
$220

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 14/1/22

23 Jan - 25 Jan
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

5h 00m
$247

Jetstar

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Deal found 15/1/22

Wellington to Queenstown 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Queenstown from Wellington found for this year
22 Oct - 24 Oct
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 20m
$140

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 15/1/22

22 Oct - 24 Oct
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

7h 05m
$153

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 15/1/22

10 Apr - 16 Apr
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 20m
$160

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

Direct flights to Queenstown from Wellington

Save time with Wellington to Queenstown direct flight deals
10 Apr - 16 Apr
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 20m
$160

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

13 Apr - 19 Apr
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 20m
$200

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

29 Jan - 1 Feb
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 20m
$220

Air New Zealand

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

Last-minute flights from Wellington to Queenstown

Late deals on return flights to Queenstown from Wellington, departing today and this week
23 Jan - 25 Jan
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

5h 00m
$247

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

24 Jan - 26 Jan
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

Nonstop

1h 20m
$254

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

24 Jan - 26 Jan
WLG

Wellington

ZQN

Queenstown Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
ZQN

Queenstown Intl

WLG

Wellington

1 stop

5h 00m
$267

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

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 5 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 20m 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 $160, but on average you can expect to pay $326.

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

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from Wellington to Queenstown under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Wellington to Queenstown is less than $273.

Are there last-minute flights available from Wellington to Queenstown for under $300?

There are currently 17+ open flights from Wellington to Queenstown within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Wellington to Queenstown round-trip?

Currently priced at $220, 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.

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 (97%), Qantas Airways (95%), Etihad Airways( 95%).

What are the cheapest flights from Wellington to Queenstown?

The cheapest flight price from Wellington to Queenstown is $72. On average you can expect to pay $210. The most popular route, (Wellington - Queenstown Intl), can usually be booked for $115.

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
Jetstar
Cheapest$76
Average$165
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$116
Average$287
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety

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
70%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
29%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
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
Sunday6daily flights
Monday5daily flights
Tuesday4daily flights
Wednesday6daily flights
Thursday4daily flights
Friday7daily flights
Saturday4daily flights