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Cheap Flights from Queenstown to Melbourne, AU, Australia - ZQN to MEL Last modified: 25/05/2016 7:52 PM

Popular flights from Queenstown to Melbourne Last modified: 25/05/2016 7:52 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.

Air New Zealand
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
17/08/2016 24/08/2016 $803
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
8/06/2016 16/06/2016 $676
1/07/2016 10/07/2016 $676
23/07/2016 26/07/2016 $676
23/07/2016 30/07/2016 $676
15/08/2016 29/08/2016 $676
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
22/08/2016 29/08/2016 $676
23/08/2016 30/08/2016 $676
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
17/08/2016 24/08/2016 $754

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Queenstown to Melbourne, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $682.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Queenstown to Melbourne 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 Queenstown to Melbourne

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $0 $781
7-14 days $676 $712
14-21 days $676 $696
21-30 days $746 $727
30-60 days $676 $736
60-90 days $676 $676
90+ days $676 $676

Cheapest Day To Fly from Queenstown to Melbourne

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$676 $676 $676 $697 $676 $676 $696

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Queenstown to Melbourne

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Queenstown Melbourne Jetstar 31/05/16 11/06/16 1 $781
June Queenstown Melbourne Jetstar 8/06/16 16/06/16 0 $676
July Queenstown Melbourne Jetstar 1/07/16 10/07/16 0 $676
August Queenstown Melbourne Jetstar 15/08/16 29/08/16 0 $676
September Queenstown Melbourne Jetstar 18/09/16 2/10/16 0 $676
October Queenstown Melbourne Jetstar 1/10/16 7/10/16 0 $676
November Queenstown Melbourne Jetstar 20/11/16 30/11/16 0 $699
December Queenstown Melbourne Qantas 30/12/16 3/01/17 1 $793

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

Your Queenstown to Melbourne 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 Queenstown to Melbourne is $782.

The average price for non-stop flights from Queenstown to Melbourne is $772.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Queenstown to Melbourne
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:40 10:40
Air New Zealand 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:15 15:15

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

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 Queenstown to Melbourne. 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 Queenstown to Melbourne is $325.

The average price for round trip flights from Queenstown to Melbourne is $757.

Queenstown to Melbourne Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Queenstown to Melbourne?
Answer: The average Queenstown to Melbourne flight time is 3 hours and 30 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Queenstown and Melbourne?
Answer: The distance from Queenstown to Melbourne is 2143 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Queenstown to Melbourne?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Queenstown to Melbourne.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Queenstown to Melbourne?
Answer: Jetstar Airways provides 71% of the non-stop flights between Queenstown and Melbourne.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Queenstown to Melbourne?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines Flying from Queenstown to Melbourne (ZQN to MEL) Number of flights searched: 89Last modified: 25/05/2016 7:52 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Queenstown to Melbourne 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 Queenstown to Melbourne.

Queenstown to Melbourne
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar - X X X X X
Air New Zealand - X X
Air New Zealand WLG 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

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Queenstown and Melbourne, 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 Queenstown - ZQN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Queenstown to Auckland Air New Zealand $324
Queenstown to Christchurch Air New Zealand $441
Queenstown to Wellington Air New Zealand $490

Cheap International Flights from Queenstown - ZQN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Queenstown to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $548
Queenstown to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $967
Queenstown to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $714
Queenstown to Hobart Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $871
Queenstown to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $572
Queenstown to Perth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $1,086
Queenstown to Cairns Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $1,020

Cheap Domestic Flights to Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Dunedin to Auckland Air New Zealand $261
Dunedin to Christchurch Air New Zealand $301
Dunedin to Wellington Air New Zealand $347
Invercargill to Auckland Air New Zealand $803
Invercargill to Christchurch Air New Zealand $474
Dunedin to Queenstown Air New Zealand $633

Cheap International Flights to Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Dunedin to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $626
Invercargill to Melbourne Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $772
Dunedin to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $635
Invercargill to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $670
Dunedin to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $523
Dunedin to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $880
Dunedin to Hobart Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $773
Invercargill to Adelaide Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Invercargill to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $922
Dunedin to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $821
Invercargill to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Dunedin to Perth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $1,010
Dunedin to Cairns Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $863
Invercargill to Perth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $1,329
Cheap Flights from Queenstown to Melbourne, AU, Australia, from $454 Round trip from ZQN to MEL