Cheap flights from Queenstown (ZQN) to Melbourne (MEL) from $134

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 10/30. 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.
ZQN — MEL
Jun 18 — Jun 251

The best prices from Queenstown Intl to Melbourne are usually found in August or October, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Sunday

Cheap flight deals from Queenstown to Melbourne

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Queenstown (ZQN) to Melbourne (MEL). 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 13, 2024.

Popular in

January

Cheapest in

August

Round-trip from

$1,073

One-way from

$178
High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop
From Queenstown Intl to Melbourne
One-way flight from Queenstown Intl to Melbourne

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

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

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

Find a great deal and save up to 86% by booking at least 56 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $267.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne Airport from Queenstown. Prices for August average $354 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $185. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a August flight can save you 29% on your journey compared to booking in January

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 45% on airfare.

Cheap Queenstown to Melbourne flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Queenstown to Melbourne specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Prices were last updated on June 13, 2024.
Sat 6/223:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop10h 10mQantas Airways
Thu 9/57:40 amMEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$501
Thu 6/202:05 pmZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Thu 9/56:15 amMEL - ZQN
1 stop6h 15mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$502
Thu 6/133:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop7h 25mQantas Airways
Sun 6/168:00 amMEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$537
Mon 6/243:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop6h 55mQantas Airways
Sat 9/78:00 amMEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$538
Sat 6/223:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop7h 40mQantas Airways
Tue 9/37:40 amMEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$544
Sun 6/302:05 pmZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Wed 9/46:15 amMEL - ZQN
1 stop6h 15mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$545
Sat 6/223:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop7h 40mQantas Airways
Thu 9/510:00 amMEL - ZQN
1 stop7h 25mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$568
Thu 6/202:05 pmZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Mon 9/211:00 amMEL - ZQN
1 stop6h 25mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$582
Mon 6/243:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop7h 40mQantas Airways
Sun 9/811:00 amMEL - ZQN
1 stop6h 25mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$604

Queenstown to Melbourne 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Queenstown and Melbourne in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
Sat 6/223:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop10h 10mQantas Airways
Thu 9/57:40 amMEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$501
Thu 6/202:05 pmZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Sat 9/711:00 amMEL - ZQN
1 stop6h 25mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$502
Thu 6/133:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop7h 25mQantas Airways
Sun 6/168:00 amMEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$537
Mon 6/243:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop6h 55mQantas Airways
Sat 9/78:00 amMEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$538
Sat 6/223:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop7h 40mQantas Airways
Tue 9/37:40 amMEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$544
Sun 6/302:05 pmZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Wed 9/46:15 amMEL - ZQN
1 stop6h 15mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$545
Sat 6/223:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop7h 40mQantas Airways
Sat 9/79:30 amMEL - ZQN
1 stop7h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$568
Thu 6/202:05 pmZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Mon 9/211:00 amMEL - ZQN
1 stop6h 25mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$582
Mon 6/243:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop7h 40mQantas Airways
Sun 9/811:00 amMEL - ZQN
1 stop6h 25mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$604

Queenstown to Melbourne flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Queenstown to Melbourne 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 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
Sat 6/223:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop10h 10mQantas Airways
Thu 9/57:40 amMEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$501
Thu 6/202:05 pmZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Sat 9/711:00 amMEL - ZQN
1 stop6h 25mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$502
Sat 6/223:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop7h 40mQantas Airways
Tue 9/37:40 amMEL - ZQN
Nonstop3h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$544
Sat 6/223:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop7h 40mQantas Airways
Sat 9/79:30 amMEL - ZQN
1 stop7h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$568
Thu 6/202:05 pmZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Mon 9/211:00 amMEL - ZQN
1 stop6h 25mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$582
Sun 6/233:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop6h 55mQantas Airways
Sat 9/710:00 amMEL - ZQN
1 stop7h 25mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$604
Wed 6/194:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop9h 15mQantas Airways
Sat 9/711:00 amMEL - ZQN
1 stop6h 25mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$642
Sat 6/222:05 pmZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mQantas Airways
Mon 9/211:00 amMEL - ZQN
1 stop6h 25mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$646
Tue 6/183:25 pmZQN - MEL
1 stop6h 40mQantas Airways
Sat 9/711:00 amMEL - ZQN
1 stop6h 25mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$647

One-way flights to Melbourne from Queenstown

Search for one-way flight options from Queenstown to Melbourne. 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 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
Wed 10/308:35 pmZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 30mJetstar
Deal found 6/12$134
Sun 8/258:40 pmZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 25mJetstar
Deal found 6/11$166
Thu 10/3110:45 amZQN - MEL
1 stop8h 55mJetstar
Deal found 6/12$178
Wed 10/307:00 amZQN - MEL
1 stop12h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$187
Thu 10/314:05 pmZQN - MEL
Nonstop3h 40mQantas Airways
Deal found 6/12$189
Wed 10/3012:45 pmZQN - MEL
2 stops21h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 6/12$234
Thu 10/3110:25 amZQN - MEL
2 stops12h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 6/12$274
Thu 10/317:20 amZQN - MEL
3 stops12h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$301

Find flights from Queenstown to Melbourne within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Queenstown to Melbourne 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 3,214,720 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.

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Queenstown IntlMelbourne

ZQN - MEL

ZQNMEL

Queenstown Intl

Tue 6/25

1 stop7h 40m

Melbourne

Sat 9/7

Nonstop3h 10m

$501

Queenstown IntlMelbourne

ZQN - MEL

ZQNMEL

Queenstown Intl

Sun 6/23

Nonstop3h 30m

Melbourne

Sat 9/7

1 stop7h 55m

$502

Queenstown IntlMelbourne

ZQN - MEL

ZQNMEL

Queenstown Intl

Mon 6/24

1 stop6h 40m

Melbourne

Sat 9/7

Nonstop3h 10m

$538

Queenstown IntlMelbourne

ZQN - MEL

ZQNMEL

Queenstown Intl

Wed 6/26

1 stop6h 40m

Melbourne

Sat 8/31

Nonstop3h 10m

$544

Queenstown IntlMelbourne

ZQN - MEL

ZQNMEL

Queenstown Intl

Sun 6/30

Nonstop3h 30m

Melbourne

Sat 9/7

1 stop6h 25m

$545

Queenstown IntlMelbourne

ZQN - MEL

ZQNMEL

Queenstown Intl

Tue 6/25

1 stop6h 40m

Melbourne

Sun 9/8

1 stop6h 25m

$568

Queenstown IntlMelbourne

ZQN - MEL

ZQNMEL

Queenstown Intl

Mon 6/24

1 stop7h 40m

Melbourne

Sun 9/8

1 stop6h 25m

$604

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Deals found on 6/12

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Queenstown to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on June 12, 2024.
The best time to book flights from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport is 55 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Queenstown to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on June 9, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Queenstown to Melbourne Airport flight should consider departing on Thursday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Wednesday 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 Queenstown to Melbourne

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

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

MEL

Temperature

46.4 - 68 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Melbourne Airport, 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 68.0 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of July, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 46.4 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Melbourne

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Melbourne. 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 Melbourne. Reviews last updated June 13, 2024.
8.2
Very good
592 reviews

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Overall

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.1

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
592 reviews
8.2
Very good
592 reviews

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Overall

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.1

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?

7.6
Good
931 reviews
8.2
Very good
592 reviews

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Overall

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.1

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
613 reviews
8.2
Very good
592 reviews

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Overall

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

8.1

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 airport do you fly from for flights from Queenstown to Melbourne?

    If you book a flight to Melbourne from Queenstown, you will be flying from Queenstown Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Queenstown Intl (ZQN) is located 3.9 mi from the center of Queenstown. There are 5 flights from Queenstown Intl to Melbourne per day from 2 different airlines.

  • Can I find flights from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport for under $600 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just $501, but on average you can expect to pay $543.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport for under $600?

    There are currently 14+ open flights from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than $600.

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

    Flying on Qantas Airways is currently your cheapest option to Melbourne Airport, with prices starting at $501.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport one-way?

    To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Jetstar, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $134. Qantas Airways flights start at $189 while deals on Air New Zealand start at $234 one-way.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport?

    The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport are Qatar Airways (94%), Virgin Australia (94%) and Etihad Airways (92%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport?

    On average you can expect to pay $564 for a flight from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport. The cheapest flight overall is $125 while the most popular route, (Queenstown Intl - Melbourne) is currently priced at $212.

  • What does ZQN to MEL mean?

    ZQN stands for Queenstown Intl Airport, while MEL stands for Melbourne 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 Queenstown to Melbourne that include extra baggage allowance?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Many airlines flying from Queenstown to Melbourne 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 Queenstown to Melbourne?

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

    The Queenstown to Melbourne Airport flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/12.

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

    Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport (average of $1,073). Flying from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,690). 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 Queenstown to Melbourne

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AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
JetstarCheapest$124Average$320FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
Virgin AustraliaCheapest$146Average$209FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%

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Hourly flight availability from Queenstown to Melbourne

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Weekly flight availability from Queenstown to Melbourne

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