$31+ Cheap flights from Wellington to Queenstown (WLG - ZQN)

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 8/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel.
WLG — ZQN
Jul 27 — Aug 31

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The best prices from Wellington to Queenstown Intl are usually found in May or June, booked 37 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Wellington to Queenstown

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Wellington (WLG) 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 July 22, 2024.

Popular in

August

Cheapest in

May

Round-trip from

$146
(Kiwi.com)

One-way from

$31
(Jetstar)
High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop
From Wellington to Queenstown Intl
One-way flight from Wellington to Queenstown Intl

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

Users have found that flying from Wellington to Queenstown on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 38 days in advance, which can save you up to 306% on flights from Wellington to Queenstown compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 38 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $186. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $271.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in August. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Queenstown. Flights to Queenstown from Wellington in May are about $158 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $59.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Wellington to Queenstown at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 2% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap Wellington to Queenstown flights in July & August 2024

Find cheap flight options from Wellington to Queenstown specifically for the months of July and August 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,674,588 searches. Prices were last updated on July 22, 2024.
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Fri 8/168:25 amWLG - ZQN
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Sun 8/1810:25 amZQN - WLG
Nonstop1h 15mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$181

Wellington to Queenstown 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Wellington and Queenstown in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,674,588 searches. Data last updated July 22, 2024.
This Kiwi.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Kiwi.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 10/98:25 amWLG - ZQN
Nonstop1h 25mMultiple Airlines
Sat 10/121:05 pmZQN - WLG
Nonstop1h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 7/21$146
This Trip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Trip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 10/98:25 amWLG - ZQN
Nonstop1h 25mMultiple Airlines
Sat 10/121:35 pmZQN - WLG
1 stop7h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 7/21$161
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Fri 8/168:25 amWLG - ZQN
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Sun 8/1810:25 amZQN - WLG
Nonstop1h 15mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$181
This mytrip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure mytrip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 10/96:35 amWLG - ZQN
1 stop5h 40mMultiple Airlines
Sat 10/1210:45 amZQN - WLG
1 stop8h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 7/21$184
This mytrip.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure mytrip.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 10/97:40 pmWLG - ZQN
2 stops20h 35mMultiple Airlines
Sat 10/1210:25 amZQN - WLG
1 stop7h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 7/21$228

One-way flights to Queenstown from Wellington

Search for one-way flight options from Wellington 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 2,674,588 searches. Data last updated July 22, 2024.
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 8/78:25 amWLG - ZQN
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$31
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 12/258:25 amWLG - ZQN
Nonstop1h 25mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$61
This Kiwi.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Kiwi.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Thu 10/318:15 amWLG - ZQN
1 stop4h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 7/21$72
This Kiwi.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Kiwi.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Thu 10/318:15 amWLG - ZQN
1 stop12h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 7/21$75
This Air New Zealand deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/22. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Air New Zealand is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 12/189:15 amWLG - ZQN
Nonstop1h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 7/22$85
This Jetstar deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Jetstar is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Tue 8/67:40 amWLG - ZQN
1 stop8h 35mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$91
This Booking.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Booking.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 12/2512:00 pmWLG - ZQN
1 stop8h 35mAir New Zealand
Deal found 7/21$94
This FlightHub deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure FlightHub is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 12/181:05 pmWLG - ZQN
1 stop7h 30mAir New Zealand
Deal found 7/21$103
This Kiwi.com deal was found by Cheapflights users on 7/21. Clicking the “Pick Dates” button in this card will allow you to select your dates and further customize your flight criteria. From there, click “Find deals”, make sure Kiwi.com is selected, and click “Compare selected” under the list of providers to see comparable flight deals.
Wed 8/79:10 pmWLG - ZQN
1 stop19h 05mJetstar
Deal found 7/21$106

Find flights from Wellington to Queenstown within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Wellington 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 2,674,588 searches. Data last updated July 22, 2024.

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WellingtonQueenstown Intl

WLG - ZQN

WLGZQN

Wellington

Wed 10/9

Nonstop1h 25m

Queenstown Intl

Sat 10/12

Nonstop1h 20m

$146

WellingtonQueenstown Intl

WLG - ZQN

WLGZQN

Wellington

Wed 10/9

Nonstop1h 25m

Queenstown Intl

Sat 10/12

1 stop7h 00m

$161

WellingtonQueenstown Intl

WLG - ZQN

WLGZQN

Wellington

Fri 8/16

Nonstop1h 25m

Queenstown Intl

Sun 8/18

Nonstop1h 15m

$181

WellingtonQueenstown Intl

WLG - ZQN

WLGZQN

Wellington

Wed 10/9

1 stop5h 40m

Queenstown Intl

Sat 10/12

1 stop8h 50m

$184

WellingtonQueenstown Intl

WLG - ZQN

WLGZQN

Wellington

Wed 10/9

2 stops20h 35m

Queenstown Intl

Sat 10/12

1 stop7h 00m

$228

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Deals found on 7/21

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Wellington to Queenstown. Price data was last updated on July 19, 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Wellington to Queenstown, you should look to book at least 37 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 Wellington to Queenstown?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Wellington to Queenstown. Price data was last updated on July 21, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Wellington to Queenstown flight should consider departing on Wednesday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday mornings 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 Wellington to Queenstown

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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 July 22, 2024.
8.2
Very good
565 reviews

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.2

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Boarding

8.4

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
565 reviews
8.2
Very good
565 reviews

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.2

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Boarding

8.4

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?

6.7
Okay
594 reviews
8.2
Very good
565 reviews

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.2

Food

7.6

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Boarding

8.4

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

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  • What airports do I use to fly from Wellington to Queenstown?

    If you book a flight from Wellington to Queenstown, you will be flying from Wellington to Queenstown Intl. Flights to Queenstown Intl (ZQN) from Wellington (WLG) take 1h 25m for a nonstop flight. There are 5 flights from Wellington to Queenstown per day from 2 airlines.

  • Can I find flights from Wellington to Queenstown for under $200 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to Queenstown for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $146, but on average you can expect to pay $180.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Wellington to Queenstown for under $200 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 2 direct flights from Wellington to Queenstown under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Wellington to Queenstown is less than $163.

  • How popular is this Wellington to Queenstown flight route?

  • What is the cheapest airline to fly from Wellington to Queenstown round-trip?

    According to our current data, Jetstar ($181), offers the cheapest pricing from Wellington to Queenstown.

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

    Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Wellington to Queenstown on time: Qantas Airways (94%), Jetstar (92%), Etihad Airways (88%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Wellington to Queenstown?

    Looking for the cheapest flight from Wellington to Queenstown? While on average our users pay $75, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $54. The most popular route (Wellington - Queenstown Intl), is priced around $71.

  • What does WLG to ZQN mean?

    WLG stands for Wellington 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 Wellington to Queenstown that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Wellington 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 Wellington to Queenstown with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Wellington 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 Wellington to Queenstown that include hotel bookings?

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

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

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

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

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Wellington 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 Wellington to Queenstown that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Wellington 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 Wellington to Queenstown?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Wellington 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 Wellington to Queenstown flight deals updated?

    The Wellington to Queenstown flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 7/21.

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

    Currently, July is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Wellington to Queenstown (average of $1,395). Flying from Wellington to Queenstown in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,955). 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 Wellington to Queenstown

Discover the top 2 airlines that operate flights from Wellington 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 2,674,588 searches. Data last updated July 22, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
JetstarCheapest$69Average$155FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
Air New ZealandCheapest$103Average$172FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%

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Hourly flight availability from Wellington to Queenstown

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0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Wellington to Queenstown

Explore weekly flight availability from Wellington 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 July 22, 2024.
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