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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 Friday or Wednesday and return on a Sunday

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

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

$535

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 Thursday 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 $561.

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 23% versus a flight at midday.

Queenstown to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Queenstown found for this year
9 Sep - 13 Sep
$673pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Virgin Australia
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
9 Sep - 13 Sep
$679pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
9 Sep - 13 Sep
$801pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Direct flights to Sydney from Queenstown

Save time with Queenstown to Sydney direct flight deals
6 May - 10 May
$883pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

One-way flights to Sydney from Queenstown

The cheapest one-way flights from Queenstown to Sydney
08:20 - 05:15
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
22h 55m
ZQN - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$536
Gotogate
11:05 - 08:45
Jetstar
1 stop
23h 40m
ZQN - SYD
Jetstar
$564
Travelgenio
06:05 - 12:55
Qantas Airways
1 stop
8h 50m
ZQN - SYD
Qantas Airways
$1,050
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Queenstown to Sydney

Can I find flights from Queenstown to Sydney for under $984 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Queenstown to Sydney for under $984. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $883, but on average you can expect to pay $918.

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.

Are there direct flights from Queenstown to Sydney for under $984 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from Queenstown to Sydney under $984. A good price for a direct flight from Queenstown to Sydney is less than $883.

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 13 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 20m. Fly via Air New Zealand to get the fastest option. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Queenstown to Sydney return?

Flying on Air New Zealand is currently your cheapest option to Sydney, with prices starting at $883.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Air New Zealand, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $366. Jetstar flights start at $564 while deals on Qantas Airways start at $1,050 one-way.

Alternative routes for Queenstown to Sydney

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Queenstown to Sydney
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.93
Flight duration
3h 12m
Average temperature for January in Sydney
0.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Sydney
144.0 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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