Cheap flights from Auckland to Queenstown (AKL - ZQN) from $42

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 11/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
AKL — ZQN
Jun 23 — Jun 301

The best prices from Auckland Intl to Queenstown Intl are usually found in May or June, booked 82 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

Cheap flight deals from Auckland to Queenstown

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Auckland (AKL) to Queenstown (ZQN). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 18, 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

May

Round-trip from

$1,065

One-way from

$90
High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
From Auckland Intl to Queenstown Intl
One-way flight from Auckland Intl to Queenstown Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Auckland to Queenstown?

Travelers have found that booking a Sunday departure is the best way to save up to 17% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Auckland to Queenstown?

To save on the cost of your flight from Auckland to Queenstown, book at least 59 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 63% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $230 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $265.

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

Flights from Auckland to Queenstown lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Auckland to Queenstown in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $72.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from AKL to ZQN?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 16% on flights from Auckland to Queenstown by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap Auckland to Queenstown flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Auckland to Queenstown specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Prices were last updated on June 18, 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Auckland to Queenstown in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Tue 7/210:35 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Thu 7/410:45 amZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/18$107
Sat 7/277:10 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 55mJetstar
Wed 8/71:00 pmZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/18$111
Tue 7/238:15 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 55mJetstar
Fri 7/261:00 pmZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/18$145
Wed 7/248:15 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 55mJetstar
Sat 7/2710:45 amZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/18$162
Tue 7/232:25 pmAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Sat 7/2710:45 amZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/18$165
Wed 7/32:25 pmAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Sat 7/610:45 amZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/18$167
Tue 7/167:30 pmAKL - ZQN
1 stop14h 20mMultiple Airlines
Thu 7/187:00 amZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/18$180
Sat 7/277:10 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 55mJetstar
Wed 8/710:25 amZQN - AKL
1 stop11h 55mJetstar
Deal found 6/18$183
Tue 7/167:30 pmAKL - ZQN
1 stop14h 20mJetstar
Wed 7/171:00 pmZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/18$190

Auckland to Queenstown 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Auckland and Queenstown in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from Auckland to Queenstown in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Tue 11/192:25 pmAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Wed 11/2010:45 amZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$95
Sun 9/18:15 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 55mJetstar
Thu 9/51:00 pmZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/16$101
Tue 7/210:35 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Thu 7/410:45 amZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/18$107
Sat 7/277:10 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 55mJetstar
Wed 8/71:00 pmZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/18$111
Tue 7/210:35 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Thu 7/41:00 pmZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/16$114
Thu 8/88:15 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 55mJetstar
Tue 8/1310:45 amZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$116
Sat 7/277:10 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 55mJetstar
Wed 8/710:45 amZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$117
Thu 9/58:15 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 55mJetstar
Tue 9/104:50 pmZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$122
Wed 9/252:25 pmAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Sun 9/294:50 pmZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$123

Auckland to Queenstown flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Auckland to Queenstown for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
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Mon 6/248:15 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 55mJetstar
Wed 6/264:50 pmZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$147
Tue 6/258:15 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 55mJetstar
Thu 6/2710:45 amZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$194
Mon 6/242:25 pmAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 50mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/267:00 amZQN - AKL
1 stop5h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$218
Tue 6/2511:30 amAKL - ZQN
1 stop9h 05mAir New Zealand
Thu 6/277:00 amZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mAir New Zealand
Deal found 6/17$227
Thu 6/272:25 pmAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Mon 7/11:00 pmZQN - AKL
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/16$252
Mon 6/2412:00 pmAKL - ZQN
1 stop8h 35mAir New Zealand
Wed 6/267:00 amZQN - AKL
1 stop5h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 6/17$320
Tue 6/2511:30 amAKL - ZQN
1 stop9h 05mAir New Zealand
Thu 6/2711:25 amZQN - AKL
1 stop10h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 6/17$345
Mon 6/247:30 pmAKL - ZQN
2 stops25h 05mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/267:00 amZQN - AKL
1 stop5h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$401
Tue 6/259:00 amAKL - ZQN
1 stop6h 50mAir New Zealand
Thu 6/277:20 amZQN - AKL
2 stops11h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 6/17$432

One-way flights to Queenstown from Auckland

Search for one-way flight options from Auckland to Queenstown. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from Auckland to Queenstown, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Those seeking round-trip flights from Auckland to Queenstown should utilize the search form at the the top of the page.
Mon 11/42:25 pmAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$42
Wed 11/62:25 pmAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$46
Tue 11/192:25 pmAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/16$47
Sun 11/310:20 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$52
Tue 8/2710:35 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$53
Mon 8/262:25 pmAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$55
Tue 12/102:25 pmAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 50mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$58
Sat 7/277:10 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 55mJetstar
Deal found 6/16$59
Mon 9/28:15 amAKL - ZQN
Nonstop1h 55mJetstar
Deal found 6/17$61

Find flights from Auckland to Queenstown within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Auckland to Queenstown that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$95 - $174

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Auckland IntlQueenstown Intl

AKL - ZQN

AKLZQN

Auckland Intl

Tue 11/19

Nonstop1h 50m

Queenstown Intl

Wed 11/20

Nonstop1h 50m

$95

Auckland IntlQueenstown Intl

AKL - ZQN

AKLZQN

Auckland Intl

Sun 9/1

Nonstop1h 55m

Queenstown Intl

Thu 9/5

Nonstop1h 50m

$101

Auckland IntlQueenstown Intl

AKL - ZQN

AKLZQN

Auckland Intl

Sat 11/2

Nonstop1h 50m

Queenstown Intl

Sat 11/9

Nonstop1h 45m

$107

Auckland IntlQueenstown Intl

AKL - ZQN

AKLZQN

Auckland Intl

Tue 7/2

Nonstop1h 50m

Queenstown Intl

Thu 7/4

Nonstop1h 50m

$114

Auckland IntlQueenstown Intl

AKL - ZQN

AKLZQN

Auckland Intl

Thu 8/8

Nonstop1h 55m

Queenstown Intl

Tue 8/13

Nonstop1h 50m

$116

Auckland IntlQueenstown Intl

AKL - ZQN

AKLZQN

Auckland Intl

Sat 7/27

Nonstop1h 55m

Queenstown Intl

Wed 8/7

Nonstop1h 50m

$117

Auckland IntlQueenstown Intl

AKL - ZQN

AKLZQN

Auckland Intl

Tue 11/19

Nonstop1h 50m

Queenstown Intl

Sun 12/1

Nonstop1h 50m

$127

Auckland IntlQueenstown Intl

AKL - ZQN

AKLZQN

Auckland Intl

Wed 11/6

Nonstop1h 50m

Queenstown Intl

Tue 11/12

1 stop8h 35m

$156

Auckland IntlQueenstown Intl

AKL - ZQN

AKLZQN

Auckland Intl

Mon 9/9

Nonstop1h 55m

Queenstown Intl

Fri 9/13

Nonstop1h 50m

$174

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Deals found on 6/17

How far ahead should I book a flight from Auckland to Queenstown?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Auckland to Queenstown. Price data was last updated on June 14, 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Auckland to Queenstown, you should look to book at least 82 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Auckland to Queenstown?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Auckland to Queenstown. Price data was last updated on June 16, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Auckland to Queenstown flight should consider departing on Wednesday at noon when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Auckland to Queenstown

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Queenstown from Auckland with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in Queenstown by month

Plan your trip to Queenstown by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

ZQN

Temperature

37.4 - 59 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Queenstown, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 59.0 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of June, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 37.4 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Queenstown

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Queenstown. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Queenstown. Reviews last updated June 18, 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with Jetstar and Air New Zealand from Auckland to Queenstown to help guide your decision. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.2
Very good
588 reviews

Overall

8.2

Crew

8.7

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.2
Very good
588 reviews
8.2
Very good
588 reviews

Overall

8.2

Crew

8.7

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

6.8
Okay
605 reviews
8.2
Very good
588 reviews

Overall

8.2

Crew

8.7

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Auckland to Queenstown. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • What airports do I use to fly from Auckland to Queenstown?

    Queenstown Intl is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Queenstown from Auckland Intl. Booking flights from Auckland Intl (AKL) to Queenstown Intl (ZQN) should be relatively easy as there are 36 daily flights to Queenstown from 2 different airlines. 1h 55m is how long a flight from Auckland to Queenstown Intl will take if you book a nonstop flight.

  • Can I find flights from Auckland to Queenstown for under $100 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Queenstown for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $95, but on average you can expect to pay $133.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Auckland to Queenstown for under $100 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Auckland to Queenstown under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Auckland to Queenstown is less than $130.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Queenstown for under $200?

    There are currently 11+ open flights from Auckland to Queenstown within the next 7 days for less than $200.

  • How popular is this Auckland to Queenstown flight route?

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Auckland to Queenstown round-trip?

    According to our current data, Jetstar ($95), and Air New Zealand ($174) offers the cheapest pricing from Auckland to Queenstown. You may be able to fly from Auckland to Queenstown for 47% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Auckland to Queenstown?

    Before booking your flight to Queenstown from Auckland, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Virgin Atlantic (97%), Singapore Airlines (95%), ANA( 95%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Auckland to Queenstown?

    On average you can expect to pay $122 for a flight from Auckland to Queenstown. The cheapest flight overall is $53 while the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Queenstown Intl) is currently priced at $78.

  • What does AKL to ZQN mean?

    AKL stands for Auckland Intl Airport, while ZQN stands for Queenstown Intl Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Auckland to Queenstown that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Auckland to Queenstown flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Auckland to Queenstown with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Auckland to Queenstown flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Auckland to Queenstown that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Auckland to Queenstown flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Auckland to Queenstown?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Auckland to Queenstown.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Auckland to Queenstown?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Auckland to Queenstown by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Auckland to Queenstown that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Auckland to Queenstown offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Auckland to Queenstown?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Auckland to Queenstown flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Auckland to Queenstown flight deals updated?

    The Auckland to Queenstown flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/18.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Auckland to Queenstown?

    Currently, July is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Auckland to Queenstown (average of $1,065). Flying from Auckland to Queenstown in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,915). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Auckland to Queenstown

Discover the top 2 airlines that operate flights from Auckland to Queenstown. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
JetstarCheapest$84Average$181FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
Air New ZealandCheapest$133Average$257FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%

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Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Queenstown

Find hourly flight availability from Auckland to Queenstown. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
72%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
27%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Auckland to Queenstown

Explore weekly flight availability from Auckland to Queenstown. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
Sunday33daily flights
Monday46daily flights
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