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Cheap flights from Queenstown to Wellington

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

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

ZQN - WLG
Price
$107 - $355
WLG
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
WLG
Rainfall
16 - 50 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

Round-trip from

$107

From Queenstown to Wellington

One-way from

$58

One-way flight from Queenstown to Wellington

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 Wellington?

Tuesday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights 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.

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 83% 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 $168 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 $230 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Wellington from Queenstown average $159. You can even find prices in April for less than $159, as users have found deals to Wellington from as low as $90. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Wellington from Queenstown. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 72%.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Queenstown to Wellington in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 23% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Queenstown to Wellington in January, February 2021

18 Feb - 23 Feb
$129pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
18 Feb - 21 Feb
$133pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
16 Feb - 17 Feb
$137pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Queenstown to Wellington 2021 flight deals

1 Apr - 5 Apr
$116pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
5 Mar - 7 Mar
$126pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
18 Feb - 23 Feb
$129pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Direct flights to Wellington from Queenstown

1 Apr - 5 Apr
$116pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
5 Mar - 7 Mar
$126pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
18 Feb - 23 Feb
$129pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Last-minute flights from Queenstown to Wellington

4 Feb - 6 Feb
$198pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
2 Feb - 4 Feb
$208pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
2 Feb - 4 Feb
$251pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
 
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WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

One-way flights to Wellington from Queenstown

11:00 - 12:20
Air New Zealand
Direct
1h 20m
ZQN - WLG
Air New Zealand
$59
Mix&Match (NZ)
05:45 - 07:05
Jetstar
Direct
1h 20m
ZQN - WLG
Jetstar
$61
CheapFlights
11:00 - 12:20
Air New Zealand
Direct
1h 20m
ZQN - WLG
Air New Zealand
$84
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Queenstown to Wellington

Can I find flights from Queenstown to Wellington for under $139 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Queenstown to Wellington for under $139. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $116, but on average you can expect to pay $162.

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.

Are there direct flights from Queenstown to Wellington for under $139 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Queenstown to Wellington under $139. A good price for a direct flight from Queenstown to Wellington is less than $188.

Are there last-minute flights available from Queenstown to Wellington for under $277?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Queenstown to Wellington within the next 7 days for less than $277.

What days are direct flights available from Queenstown to Wellington?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Friday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Queenstown Intl to Wellington flight path 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, you can expect to see 1 flight from Queenstown Intl to Wellington a day.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Queenstown or Wellington?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Queenstown is typically greater than that of Wellington. We can gather that this will continue over the next 13 days.

How long does is the flight from Queenstown to Wellington?

For as low as $117, Air New Zealand can have you in Wellington from Queenstown in 1h 20m. Airlines will cover a distance of 644 km. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Queenstown to Wellington from $117 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Jetstar. Users have found that Air New Zealand is 34% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Air New Zealand. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $59. Users have also found tickets on Jetstar for as little as $61.

Alternative routes for Queenstown to Wellington

Destination information for Wellington

Flight duration
1h 23m
Average temperature for January in Wellington
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Wellington
30.0 mm

Airports servicing Queenstown

Airports servicing Wellington

Hourly flight availability from Queenstown to Wellington

Morning 6 AM to midday 76% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 23% 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
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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