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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Queenstown, NZ, New Zealand - MEL to ZQN

Popular flights from Melbourne to Queenstown

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Air New Zealand
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 8, 2016 Apr 22, 2016 AUD701
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 14, 2016 May 19, 2016 AUD577
May 22, 2016 May 26, 2016 AUD577
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 AUD577
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 16, 2016 May 26, 2016 AUD538
May 22, 2016 May 26, 2016 AUD538
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 17, 2016 May 21, 2016 AUD613

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 AUD575.

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 AUD1,480 AUD942
7-14 days AUD704 AUD693
14-21 days AUD782 AUD701
21-30 days AUD782 AUD684
30-60 days AUD583 AUD570
60-90 days AUD577 AUD545
90+ days AUD427 AUD489

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
AUD558 AUD689 AUD577 AUD556 AUD558 AUD545 AUD545

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
February Melbourne Queenstown Qantas 2/24/16 2/28/16 1 AUD693
March Melbourne Queenstown Jetstar 3/31/16 4/6/16 1 AUD652
April Melbourne Queenstown Qantas 4/28/16 5/2/16 1 AUD556
May Melbourne Queenstown Qantas 5/16/16 5/26/16 1 AUD538
June Melbourne Queenstown Qantas 6/9/16 6/13/16 1 AUD545
July Melbourne Queenstown Qantas 7/22/16 7/29/16 1 AUD556
August Melbourne Queenstown Virgin Australia 8/12/16 8/22/16 0 AUD427
September Melbourne Queenstown Virgin Australia 9/2/16 9/16/16 0 AUD427

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
AUD1,480
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
AUD1,480
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
AUD991
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
AUD991 AUD1,426
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
AUD1,426 AUD1,246
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
AUD1,246

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 AUD632.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Queenstown is AUD805.

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 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 10:20 10:20
Air New Zealand 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 09:35 09:35

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 AUD324.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Queenstown is AUD631.

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 10 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 10 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

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Queenstown (MEL to ZQN)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Melbourne to Queenstown with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Melbourne to Queenstown.

Melbourne to Queenstown
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar - X X X X X
Air New Zealand - X X X X X
Air New Zealand AKL X X X X X X X
Qantas SYD X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia SYD X X X X X X X

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, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD117
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD158
Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD78
Melbourne to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD96
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD154

Cheap International Flights from Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD586
Melbourne to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD276
Melbourne to Invercargill Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD797
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,366
Melbourne to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD297
Melbourne to Auckland Emirates, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD304
Melbourne to Nelson Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD618
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD434
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD658
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America AUD1,204
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD513
Melbourne to Napier - Hastings Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD454
Melbourne to Hamilton Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD824
Melbourne to Blenheim Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD638
Melbourne to Palmerston North Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD548
Melbourne to New Plymouth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD541
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD700
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar AUD784
Melbourne to Rotorua Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD535
Melbourne to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia AUD376
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Emirates, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD448
Melbourne to Tauranga Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD575
Melbourne to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Dragonair, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD722
Melbourne to Paris Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SmartWings, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,350

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 AUD382 Round trip from MEL to ZQN