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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Queenstown, NZ, New Zealand - MEL to ZQN Last modified: 26/07/2016 1:28 AM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Queenstown Last modified: 26/07/2016 1:28 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Jetstar
MELZQN
Sun 30/10
nonstop
ZQNMEL
Sat 5/11
nonstop
$298
Select
Air New Zealand
MELZQN
Mon 26/09
nonstop
ZQNMEL
Mon 10/10
nonstop
$391
Select
Air New Zealand
MELZQN
Sat 1/10
nonstop
ZQNMEL
Sat 8/10
nonstop
$391
Select
Air New Zealand
MELZQN
Sun 30/10
nonstop
ZQNMEL
Sun 6/11
nonstop
$391
Select
Virgin Australia
MELZQN
Mon 26/09
nonstop
ZQNMEL
Mon 10/10
nonstop
$398
Select
Virgin Australia
MELZQN
Fri 30/09
nonstop
ZQNMEL
Mon 3/10
nonstop
$398
Select
Virgin Australia
MELZQN
Sat 1/10
nonstop
ZQNMEL
Sat 8/10
nonstop
$398
Select
Virgin Australia
MELZQN
Sun 13/11
nonstop
ZQNMEL
Sun 27/11
nonstop
$398
Select
Qantas
MELZQN
Sun 28/08
1 stop
ZQNMEL
Thu 1/09
1 stop
$559
Select
Qantas
MELZQN
Mon 3/10
1 stop
ZQNMEL
Wed 12/10
1 stop
$559
Select

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Melbourne to Queenstown (MEL to ZQN)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne to Queenstown, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $447.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Melbourne to Queenstown (MEL to ZQN)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Melbourne to Queenstown based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Melbourne to Queenstown

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Melbourne to Queenstown should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $691 $607
7-14 days $603 $644
14-21 days $603 $607
21-30 days $369 $393
30-60 days $457 $517
60-90 days $391 $517
90+ days $298 $342

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Queenstown

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Melbourne to Queenstown.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$391 $548 $369 $517 $398 $391 $517

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Melbourne to Queenstown

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Melbourne to Queenstown.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Melbourne Queenstown Virgin Australia 27/07/16 3/08/16 1 $686
August Melbourne Queenstown Jetstar 24/08/16 7/09/16 0 $369
September Melbourne Queenstown Air New Zealand 26/09/16 10/10/16 0 $391
October Melbourne Queenstown Jetstar 30/10/16 5/11/16 0 $298
November Melbourne Queenstown Virgin Australia 13/11/16 27/11/16 0 $398
December Melbourne Queenstown Virgin Australia 3/12/16 13/12/16 0 $398
January Melbourne Queenstown Virgin Australia 29/01/17 5/02/17 1 $514
February Melbourne Queenstown Virgin Australia 1/02/17 6/02/17 0 $398

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Melbourne to Queenstown

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Melbourne to Queenstown.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$967
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$967 $840
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$840
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$953
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$953 $751
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$751

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Melbourne to Queenstown (MEL to ZQN)

Your Melbourne to Queenstown flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Melbourne to Queenstown is $555.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Queenstown is $588.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Melbourne to Queenstown.

Nonstop Flight Details from Melbourne to Queenstown
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 14:05 14:05
Air New Zealand 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:00 09:00

Melbourne to Queenstown Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Melbourne to Queenstown?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Queenstown flight time is 3 hours and 15 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Melbourne and Queenstown?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Queenstown is 2143 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Queenstown?
Answer: There are 14 direct flights from Melbourne to Queenstown.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Queenstown?
Answer: Jetstar Airways provides 50% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Queenstown.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Melbourne to Queenstown?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Melbourne and Queenstown, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $100
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $120
Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $93
Melbourne to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $126
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $112

Cheap International Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $537
Melbourne to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $217
Melbourne to Invercargill Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $565
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $1,301
Melbourne to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $310
Melbourne to Auckland Emirates, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $300
Melbourne to Nelson Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $481
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $724
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $584
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,127
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $552
Melbourne to Napier - Hastings Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $502
Melbourne to Hamilton Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $749
Melbourne to Blenheim Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $557
Melbourne to Palmerston North Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $505
Melbourne to New Plymouth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $548
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $584
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $567
Melbourne to Rotorua Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $530
Melbourne to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $472
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Emirates, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $493
Melbourne to Tauranga Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $540
Melbourne to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Dragonair, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $699
Melbourne to Paris Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Corsair, Tap Portugal, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $1,178

Cheap International Flights to Queenstown - ZQN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Dunedin Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Queenstown, NZ, New Zealand, from $298 Round trip from MEL to ZQN