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The best prices from Wanaka 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
Wanaka (ZQN) to Sydney (SYD)

ZQN - SYD
Price
$383 - $636
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

Average price

$533

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

$383

From Wanaka 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 Wanaka to Sydney?

Thursday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 37%.

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

To save up to 48% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 54 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Wanaka to Sydney from $433 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $555 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Sydney from Wanaka. Users have commonly found prices around $354 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $245. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

When flying from Wanaka 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.

Cheap flights from Wanaka to Sydney in January, February 2021

The best prices found for ZQN to SYD flights in January, February
25 Jan - 26 Jan
$2,154pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
25 Jan - 26 Jan
$2,155pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
25 Jan - 26 Jan
$2,211pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
     
3 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Wanaka to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Wanaka found for this year
22 Apr - 25 Apr
$890pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Virgin Australia
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
22 Apr - 25 Apr
$981pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
22 Apr - 25 Apr
$1,044pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Virgin Australia
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Direct flights to Sydney from Wanaka

Save time with Wanaka to Sydney direct flight deals
22 Apr - 25 Apr
$1,044pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Virgin Australia
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
6 May - 10 May
$1,593pp
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 Wanaka

The cheapest one-way flights from Wanaka to Sydney
15:05 - 12:55
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
23h 50m
ZQN - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$926
Gotogate
05:05 - 12:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
33h 50m
ZQN - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$1,066
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Wanaka to Sydney

Can I find flights from Wanaka to Sydney for under $974 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wanaka to Sydney for under $974. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $890, but on average you can expect to pay $1,156.

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 Wanaka to Sydney for under $1,113 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Wanaka to Sydney under $1,113. A good price for a direct flight from Wanaka to Sydney is less than $1,318.

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 Wanaka to Sydney?

Airlines like Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand fly from Wanaka to Sydney in about 3h 20m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Virgin Australia, at $891, was found to be the cheapest airline from Wanaka to Sydney. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Air New Zealand.

Alternative routes for Wanaka to Sydney

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Wanaka to Sydney
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.94
Flight duration
3h 11m
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 Wanaka to Sydney

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Wanaka 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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