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 Friday and return on a Friday

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 2021: 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
Precipitation
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

$1,110

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

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.
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 30% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

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.

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 10% 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 October, November 2021

The best prices found for LAX to ZQN flights for October, November
31 Oct - 7 Nov
$1,888pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Oct - 7 Nov
$2,087pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Oct - 7 Nov
$2,499pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Queenstown 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Queenstown from Los Angeles found for this year
11 Dec - 21 Dec
$1,095pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Dec - 21 Dec
$1,627pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Oct - 7 Nov
$1,888pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

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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, Qantas Airways, and American Airlines 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 $995, but on average you can expect to pay $1,450.

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

According to our current data, Qantas Airways ($1,314), Emirates ($1,888), and Air New Zealand ($2,097) offers the cheapest pricing from Los Angeles to Queenstown.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Queenstown?

While on average a flight from Los Angeles to Queenstown is generally $2,330, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $483. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Queenstown Intl), you can expect to pay $995 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 will not be allowed 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 72 hours 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.


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 72 hours 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 4 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
$783 $1,167 No cancel fee 78%
Qantas Airways
$868 $1,276 No cancel fee 74%
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