Cheap flights from Queenstown to Wellington

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The best prices from Queenstown Intl to Wellington are usually found in March or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Queenstown (ZQN) to Wellington (WLG)

All the information you need to plan the best ZQN to WLG flight in 2021: compare Queenstown to Wellington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Wellington.
ZQN - WLG
Price
$77 - $256
WLG
Temperature
9 - 17 °C
WLG
Precipitation
70 - 130 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 50% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop

Average price

$144

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$109

From Queenstown Intl to Wellington

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Queenstown to Wellington?

Users have found that booking a flight from Queenstown to Wellington at least 61 days early can save you up to 118% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Queenstown to Wellington for as little as $186 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $262 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Queenstown to Wellington?

Tuesday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Queenstown to Wellington. 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 Wellington.

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

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Wellington from Queenstown. Prices for March average $182 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $81. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a March flight can save you 99% on your journey compared to booking in March

When is the cheapest time to fly from Queenstown to Wellington (ZQN - WLG)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 26% on flights from Queenstown to Wellington by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Queenstown to Wellington in October, November 2021

The best prices found for ZQN to WLG flights in October, November
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$181pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$191pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
21 Oct - 23 Oct
$248pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Queenstown Intl to Wellington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington from Queenstown found for this year
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$181pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$191pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
21 Oct - 23 Oct
$248pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Direct flights to Wellington from Queenstown

Save time with Queenstown to Wellington direct flight deals
29 Oct - 1 Nov
$181pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
5 Mar - 8 Mar
$207pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
5 Mar - 8 Mar
$221pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Last-minute flights from Queenstown to Wellington

Late deals on return flights to Wellington from Queenstown, departing today and this week
21 Oct - 23 Oct
$248pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
21 Oct - 23 Oct
$273pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
24 Oct - 26 Oct
$285pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

One-way flights to Wellington from Queenstown

The cheapest one-way flights from Queenstown to Wellington
06:45 - 08:00
Jetstar
Direct
1h 15m
ZQN - WLG
Jetstar
$181
Mix&Match (NZ)
07:05 - 12:05
Jetstar
1 stop
5h 00m
ZQN - WLG
Jetstar
$164
JQ
17:05 - 14:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
21h 00m
ZQN - WLG
Multiple Airlines
$282
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Queenstown to Wellington

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

Wellington is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Wellington from Queenstown Intl. Booking flights from Queenstown Intl (ZQN) to Wellington (WLG) should be relatively easy as there are 3 daily flights to Wellington from 2 different airlines. 1h 15m is how long a flight from Queenstown to Wellington will take if you book a nonstop flight.

Which airlines flying from Queenstown Intl to Wellington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Queenstown Intl to Wellington have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand and Jetstar are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air New Zealand with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Queenstown to Wellington for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Queenstown to Wellington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $181, but on average you can expect to pay $239.

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

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Queenstown to Wellington under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Queenstown to Wellington is less than $203.

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

There are currently 8+ open flights from Queenstown to Wellington within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are direct flights available from Queenstown to Wellington?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this Queenstown to Wellington flight route?

This flight path from Queenstown Intl to Wellington was viewed by 983 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 Wellington on average per day?

On average 8 flights depart from Queenstown to Wellington per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 63% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Queenstown to Wellington?

Air New Zealand can get you from Queenstown to Wellington in just under 1h 20m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. There are 644 km between Queenstown and Wellington. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Queenstown to Wellington from $207 return.

What are the most reliable airlines from Queenstown to Wellington?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Queenstown to Wellington are Etihad Airways (77%), Qantas Airways (57%) and Air New Zealand (44%).

What are the cheapest flights from Queenstown to Wellington?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Queenstown to Wellington? While on average our users pay $109, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $41. The most popular route (Queenstown Intl - Wellington), is priced around $181.

Alternative routes for Queenstown to Wellington

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

Destination information for Wellington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Queenstown to Wellington.
Flight duration from ZQN to WLG
1h 21m
Average temperature for October in Wellington
16.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Wellington
49.0 mm

Airports servicing Queenstown

Airports servicing Wellington

Hourly flight availability from Queenstown to Wellington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Queenstown towards Wellington.
Morning 6 AM to midday 73% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 26% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Queenstown to Wellington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Queenstown to Wellington.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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