Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Queenstown (ZQN)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Queenstown (ZQN)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to ZQN flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Queenstown flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Queenstown.
CHI - ZQN
Price
$899 - $2,570

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 44% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 38% potential price drop

Average price

$899

Average for round-trip flights in August 2021

Round-trip from

$899

From Chicago to Queenstown

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 round-trip from Chicago to Queenstown?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Friday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Queenstown (CHI - ZQN)?

When flying from Chicago to Queenstown, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 45% versus a flight at noon.

Chicago to Queenstown 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Queenstown from Chicago found for this year
21 Dec - 28 Dec
$2,367pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
21 Dec - 28 Dec
$2,525pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
22 Dec - 29 Dec
$3,489pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Queenstown

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Queenstown due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Queenstown for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Queenstown Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways 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.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Queenstown from Chicago?

Located just 3.9 mi from the city center, Queenstown Intl is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Queenstown from Chicago. Booking flights from Chicago to Queenstown Intl (ZQN) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Chicago from 2 different airlines.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Queenstown for under $2,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Queenstown for under $2,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,367, but on average you can expect to pay $5,749.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Queenstown for under $2,400 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Queenstown, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Queenstown?

Departing from Chicago to Queenstown will take you 26h 15m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago to Queenstown round-trip from $3,249. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $3,489, and Qantas Airways, from $6,490.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Queenstown, New Zealand

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Queenstown from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Queenstown Intl

Most visitors from Chicago will not be allowed to enter Queenstown Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Queenstown Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Queenstown Intl.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Queenstown?

Returning to Chicago from Queenstown Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Queenstown Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Queenstown Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination information for Queenstown

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Queenstown.
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Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Queenstown

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