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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 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
$110 - $367
WLG
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
WLG
Precipitation
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

$110

From Queenstown to Wellington

One-way from

$96

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 $173 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 $238 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 $164. You can even find prices in April for less than $164, as users have found deals to Wellington from as low as $93. 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 26% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Queenstown to Wellington in July, August 2021

The best prices found for ZQN to WLG flights in July, August
29 Jul - 30 Jul
$248pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
1 Aug - 3 Aug
$266pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
2 Aug - 4 Aug
$276pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Queenstown to Wellington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Wellington from Queenstown found for this year
5 Nov - 7 Nov
$122pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
5 Nov - 5 Nov
$133pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
17 Sep - 19 Sep
$148pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl

Direct flights to Wellington from Queenstown

Save time with Queenstown to Wellington direct flight deals
5 Nov - 7 Nov
$122pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
5 Nov - 5 Nov
$133pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
Direct
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
17 Sep - 19 Sep
$148pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Jetstar
Direct
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
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
1 Aug - 3 Aug
$266pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
2 Aug - 4 Aug
$276pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
2 Aug - 4 Aug
$304pp
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
WLG
Wellington
Jetstar
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
$96
mytrip.com
06:00 - 04:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
22h 00m
ZQN - WLG
Multiple Airlines
$254
Gotogate
05:25 - 13:45
Air New Zealand
2 stops
8h 20m
ZQN - WLG
Air New Zealand
$275
Priceline

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Queenstown</span> to <span class="emphasized">Wellington</span> flights.

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 $143 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Queenstown to Wellington for under $143. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $122, but on average you can expect to pay $209.

Are there direct flights from Queenstown to Wellington for under $143 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 11 direct flights from Queenstown to Wellington under $143. A good price for a direct flight from Queenstown to Wellington is less than $278.

Are there last-minute flights available from Queenstown to Wellington for under $286?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Queenstown to Wellington within the next 7 days for less than $286.

What days are direct flights available from Queenstown to Wellington?

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

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 5 flights from Queenstown Intl to Wellington a day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 80% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 20% 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 15 days.

How long does is the flight from Queenstown to Wellington?

For as low as $148, Jetstar can have you in Wellington from Queenstown in 1h 15m. 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 $122 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Air New Zealand. Users have found that Jetstar is 33% 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 Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $96. Users have also found tickets on Air New Zealand for as little as $115.

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
1h 20m
Average temperature for July in Wellington
12.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Wellington
29.0 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 79% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 20% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
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
6 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
2 daily flights
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