Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Queenstown (ZQN)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Queenstown Intl are usually found in July or February, booked 16 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Queenstown (ZQN)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to ZQN flight in 2022: compare Los Angeles to Queenstown flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Queenstown.
LAX - ZQN
Price
$895 - $1,532
ZQN
Temperature
37.4 - 59 °F
ZQN
Rainfall
2 - 3.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Average price

$943

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$895

From Los Angeles to Queenstown Intl

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 Los Angeles to Queenstown?

To save up to 4% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 16 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Los Angeles to Queenstown from $990 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,055 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Queenstown (LAX - ZQN)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Los Angeles to Queenstown at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 7% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

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

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 22% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Queenstown?

July can be a great time to fly to Queenstown from Los Angeles with a flight ticket averaging about $1,078. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as $789. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Queenstown in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LAX to ZQN flights for May, June
21 Jun - 28 Jun
$2,307pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Jun - 28 Jun
$2,425pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Jun - 28 Jun
$2,689pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Queenstown 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Queenstown from Los Angeles found for this year
6 Nov - 16 Nov
$957pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Nov - 16 Nov
$975pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Nov - 12 Nov
$985pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Queenstown Intl from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Queenstown
9:45 am - 2:25 pm
Singapore Airlines
3 Stops
57h 40m
LAX - ZQN
Singapore Airlines
$1,123
CheapOair
7:55 pm - 12:20 pm
Qantas Airways
2 Stops
21h 25m
LAX - ZQN
Qantas Airways
$1,432
Kiwi.com
8:05 pm - 11:10 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
44h 05m
LAX - ZQN
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Queenstown

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

Air New Zealand, American Airlines, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Queenstown for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Queenstown for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $957, but on average you can expect to pay $1,051.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Los Angeles to Queenstown round-trip?

According to our current data, Air New Zealand ($1,035), offers the cheapest pricing from Los Angeles to Queenstown. Users have found that Air New Zealand is 3% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $617 on Air New Zealand. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Singapore Airlines from $1,041 and Qantas Airways from $1,183 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Queenstown?

While on average a flight from Los Angeles to Queenstown is generally $2,940, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $691. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Queenstown Intl), you can expect to pay $957 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Los Angeles to Queenstown?

The most popular airlines flying from Los Angeles to Queenstown are American Airlines, Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Queenstown, New Zealand

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Queenstown from Los Angeles?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Los Angeles to Queenstown Intl

Most visitors from Los Angeles need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Queenstown Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Queenstown Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles 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.

Online Travel Declaration - Complete the Travel Declaration process to obtain a Travel Pass prior to arrival in New Zealand.


Do I need a test to fly back to Los Angeles from Queenstown?

Returning to Los Angeles from Queenstown Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Queenstown Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Los Angeles.

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

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Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Queenstown

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Destination information for Queenstown

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

Airports servicing Queenstown

Top 3 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Queenstown Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to Queenstown choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
$568 $1,168 No cancel fee 80%
American Airlines
$751 $861 No cancel fee 71%
Air New Zealand
$1,171 $1,299 No cancel fee 78%
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