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Cheap flights from Queenstown to Sydney

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The best prices from Queenstown Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in August or June, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Friday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Queenstown (ZQN) to Sydney (SYD)

All the information you need to plan the best ZQN to SYD flight in 2021: compare Queenstown to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
ZQN - SYD
Price
$390 - $649
SYD
Temperature
11 - 22 °C
SYD
Precipitation
50 - 130 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

C$ 390

From Queenstown Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way from

$312

One-way flight from Queenstown Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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 Queenstown to Sydney?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Queenstown to Sydney. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Sydney.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 52 days in advance, which can save you up to 18% on flights from Queenstown to Sydney compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 52 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $527. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $619.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Sydney. Flights to Sydney from Queenstown in August are about $491 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $343.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Queenstown to Sydney (ZQN - SYD)?

When flying from Queenstown to Sydney, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 27% versus a flight at midday.

One-way flights to Kingsford Smith from Queenstown

The cheapest one-way flights from Queenstown to Sydney
16:05 - 03:05
Jetstar
1 stop
13h 00m
ZQN - SYD
Jetstar
$312
TravelFusion
11:20 - 04:20
LATAM Airlines
1 stop
19h 00m
ZQN - SYD
LATAM Airlines
$318
Lan
11:15 - 02:25
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
17h 10m
ZQN - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$365
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Queenstown to Sydney

Which airlines flying from Queenstown Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Air New Zealand are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What days are direct flights available from Queenstown to Sydney?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Friday.

How popular is this Queenstown to Sydney flight route?

The Queenstown Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith flight path was viewed by 996 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

1 flight departure from Queenstown to Sydney per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Queenstown to Sydney one-way?

$241 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Jetstar. You may also be able to find cheap deals on LATAM Airlines and Qantas Airways, with prices starting from $318 and $375, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Queenstown to Sydney?

Before booking your flight from Queenstown to Sydney, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Emirates, Jetstar or Air New Zealand.

What are the cheapest flights from Queenstown to Sydney?

The cheapest flight price from Queenstown to Sydney is $151. On average you can expect to pay $556. The most popular route, (Queenstown Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith), can usually be booked for $525.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sydney, Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sydney from Queenstown?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Queenstown Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Most visitors from Queenstown Intl will not be allowed to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Queenstown Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Queenstown Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Do I need a test to fly back to Queenstown from Sydney?

Returning to Queenstown Intl from Sydney Kingsford Smith

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Queenstown Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering Queenstown Intl.

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Alternative routes for Queenstown to Sydney

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Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Queenstown to Sydney.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.97
Average temperature for September in Sydney
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Sydney
124.0 mm

Airports servicing Queenstown

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 5 airlines flying from Queenstown Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Queenstown to Sydney choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Emirates
$254 $487 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Australia
$279 $520 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$316 $646 No cancel fee 74%
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Jetstar
$360 $504 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$456 $680 No cancel fee 78%
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