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Cheap flights from Queenstown to Sydney

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The best prices from Queenstown to Sydney 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
$386 - $642
SYD
Temperature
0 - 24 °C
SYD
Rainfall
84 - 160 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

$386

From Queenstown to Sydney

One-way from

$395

One-way flight from Queenstown to Sydney

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?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 37% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Queenstown to Sydney, book at least 54 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 48% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $437 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $560.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Sydney from Queenstown. Users have commonly found prices around $357 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $247. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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.

Queenstown to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Queenstown found for this year
17 Nov - 18 Nov
$751pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
17 Nov - 18 Nov
$753pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
17 Nov - 18 Nov
$754pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Direct flights to Sydney from Queenstown

Save time with Queenstown to Sydney direct flight deals
17 Nov - 18 Nov
$751pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
17 Nov - 18 Nov
$753pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
17 Nov - 18 Nov
$754pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

One-way flights to Sydney from Queenstown

The cheapest one-way flights from Queenstown to Sydney
06:15 - 07:40
Air New Zealand
Direct
3h 25m
ZQN - SYD
Air New Zealand
$395
FlyFar
06:45 - 03:25
Jetstar
3 stops
46h 40m
ZQN - SYD
Jetstar
$472
Gotogate
12:20 - 04:50
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
18h 30m
ZQN - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$1,151
Expedia

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Queenstown to Sydney

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

If you wish to fly to Sydney from Queenstown, then you need to book flights from Queenstown Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith. There is 1 flight from Queenstown Intl (ZQN) to Kingsford Smith (SYD) per day to choose from. Flights to Sydney from Queenstown Intl are available from 5 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 3h 30m is how long a nonstop flight from Queenstown to Sydney Kingsford Smith typically takes.

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.

Can I find flights from Queenstown to Sydney for under $843 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Queenstown to Sydney for under $843. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $751, but on average you can expect to pay $800.

Are there direct flights from Queenstown to Sydney for under $843 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Queenstown to Sydney under $843. A good price for a direct flight from Queenstown to Sydney is less than $753.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 996 users have taken a look at flights from Queenstown Intl to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Does it rain more in Queenstown or Sydney?

Expected rainfall in Queenstown is less than in Sydney. You can expect this to be the case over the next 16 days.

How long does is the flight from Queenstown to Sydney?

There are many flights that can get you from Queenstown to Sydney in 3h 30m. Fly via Jetstar or Air New Zealand to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Flying on Jetstar is currently your cheapest option to Sydney, with prices starting at $752. Another option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $835 return.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Jetstar, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $231. Air New Zealand flights start at $308 while deals on Qantas Airways start at $367 one-way.

Alternative routes for Queenstown to Sydney

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

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 = $0.93
Flight duration
3h 12m
Average temperature for June in Sydney
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Sydney
84.0 mm

Airports servicing Queenstown

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 5 airlines flying from Queenstown to Sydney

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
$179 $343 No cancel fee 75%
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Jetstar
$254 $355 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$196 $366 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$222 $455 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$321 $479 No cancel fee 78%
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Hourly flight availability from Queenstown to Sydney

See what time of day planes typically take off from Queenstown towards Sydney.
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Weekly flight availability
from Queenstown to Sydney
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Queenstown to Sydney.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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