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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Queenstown, NZ, New Zealand - MEL to ZQN Last modified: 01/07/2016 1:27 PM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Queenstown Last modified: 01/07/2016 1:27 PM

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
Mon 22/08
1 stop
ZQNMEL
Fri 26/08
1 stop
$385
Select
Air New Zealand
MELZQN
Mon 22/08
1 stop
ZQNMEL
Fri 26/08
1 stop
$603
Select
Qantas
MELZQN
Sat 1/10
1 stop
ZQNMEL
Fri 7/10
1 stop
$607
Select
Virgin Australia
MELZQN
Wed 13/07
nonstop
ZQNMEL
Wed 27/07
nonstop
$619
Select
Virgin Australia
MELZQN
Mon 18/07
nonstop
ZQNMEL
Mon 25/07
nonstop
$619
Select
Virgin Australia
MELZQN
Wed 20/07
nonstop
ZQNMEL
Wed 27/07
nonstop
$619
Select
Virgin Australia
MELZQN
Thu 21/07
nonstop
ZQNMEL
Wed 27/07
nonstop
$619
Select
Virgin Australia
MELZQN
Thu 21/07
nonstop
ZQNMEL
Tue 26/07
nonstop
$619
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 $552.

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 $750 $700
7-14 days $595 $610
14-21 days $595 $598
21-30 days $595 $551
30-60 days $431 $385
60-90 days $595 $598
90+ days $391 $509

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
$385 $595 $595 $595 $595 $595 $502

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 Jetstar 24/07/16 29/07/16 1 $551
August Melbourne Queenstown Jetstar 22/08/16 26/08/16 1 $385
September Melbourne Queenstown Jetstar 2/09/16 5/09/16 0 $595
October Melbourne Queenstown Jetstar 1/10/16 3/10/16 0 $595
November Melbourne Queenstown Jetstar 2/11/16 6/11/16 0 $595
December Melbourne Queenstown Jetstar 2/12/16 7/12/16 0 $595
January Melbourne Queenstown Jetstar 15/01/17 28/01/17 0 $595
February Melbourne Queenstown Virgin Australia 4/02/17 15/02/17 0 $540

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
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$800
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$800 $595
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$595 $614
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$614 $836
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$836 $634
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$634
TIPSave $23 by flying into Dunedin instead of Queenstown from Melbourne

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 $561.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Queenstown is $602.

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 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:00 09:40

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Melbourne to Queenstown (MEL to ZQN)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Melbourne to Queenstown. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Melbourne to Queenstown is $342.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Queenstown is $553.

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 15 direct flights from Melbourne to Queenstown.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Queenstown?
Answer: Air New Zealand provides 53% 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 $97
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $118
Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $116
Melbourne to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $108
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $166

Cheap International Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $561
Melbourne to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $283
Melbourne to Invercargill Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $849
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, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $1,394
Melbourne to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $214
Melbourne to Auckland Emirates, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $236
Melbourne to Nelson Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $537
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $739
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Capital Airlines, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $576
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,409
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $428
Melbourne to Napier - Hastings Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $547
Melbourne to Hamilton Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $611
Melbourne to Blenheim Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $836
Melbourne to Palmerston North Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $586
Melbourne to New Plymouth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $540
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $525
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $385
Melbourne to Rotorua Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $610
Melbourne to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $470
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Emirates, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $427
Melbourne to Tauranga Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $603
Melbourne to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Dragonair, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $475
Melbourne to Paris Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Jetstar, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Corsair, Tap Portugal, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $1,278

Cheap International Flights to Queenstown - ZQN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to DunedinCheck Dates
Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Queenstown, NZ, New Zealand, from $385 Round trip from MEL to ZQN