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Cheap Flights from Sydney to Queenstown, NZ, New Zealand - SYD to ZQN

Popular flights from Sydney to Queenstown

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
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 14, 2016 AUD587
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 15, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 AUD370
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 20, 2016 Jul 28, 2016 AUD536
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 AUD512
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 AUD512
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 24, 2016 AUD512
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 27, 2016 AUD512

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Sydney to Queenstown (SYD to ZQN)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Sydney to Queenstown, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be AUD534.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Sydney to Queenstown (SYD to ZQN)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days AUD742 AUD704
7-14 days AUD607 AUD640
14-21 days AUD607 AUD615
21-30 days AUD604 AUD581
30-60 days AUD512 AUD544
60-90 days AUD588 AUD536
90+ days AUD370 AUD452

Cheapest Day To Fly from Sydney to Queenstown

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
AUD512 AUD570 AUD536 AUD521 AUD565 AUD521 AUD521

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Sydney to Queenstown

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Sydney Queenstown Qantas 5/30/16 6/2/16 1 AUD581
June Sydney Queenstown Virgin Australia 6/13/16 6/20/16 0 AUD512
July Sydney Queenstown Qantas 7/20/16 7/28/16 1 AUD536
August Sydney Queenstown Jetstar 8/15/16 8/23/16 0 AUD370
September Sydney Queenstown Jetstar 9/20/16 9/27/16 0 AUD460
October Sydney Queenstown Jetstar 10/23/16 10/27/16 1 AUD462
November Sydney Queenstown Jetstar 11/30/16 12/9/16 0 AUD481
December Sydney Queenstown Virgin Australia 12/5/16 12/8/16 0 AUD512

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
AUD796
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
AUD796
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
AUD604
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
AUD604

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Sydney to Queenstown (SYD to ZQN)

Your Sydney 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 Sydney to Queenstown is AUD591.

The average price for non-stop flights from Sydney to Queenstown is AUD598.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Sydney to Queenstown
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 09:40 09:40
Air New Zealand 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 09:55 09:55
Qantas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:30 09:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Sydney to Queenstown (SYD 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 Sydney 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 Sydney to Queenstown is AUD296.

The average price for round trip flights from Sydney to Queenstown is AUD565.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Canberra to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD812
Newcastle to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD926
Port Macquarie to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD845
Dubbo to Queenstown Air New Zealand, Qantas Check Dates
Tamworth to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Sydney to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD558
Sydney to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,428
Sydney to Christchurch Emirates, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD270
Sydney to Invercargill Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD621
Sydney to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD424
Sydney to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD812
Sydney to Auckland China Airlines, Emirates, Jetstar, LAN, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD324
Sydney to Nelson Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD532
Canberra to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Sydney to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD119
Sydney to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD667
Newcastle to Dunedin Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD896
Canberra to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD613
Sydney to Rotorua Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD602
Newcastle to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD671
Sydney to Blenheim Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD750
Port Macquarie to Dunedin Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Sydney to Bangkok Emirates, Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD673
Sydney to Hamilton Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD687
Sydney to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD667
Sydney to Palmerston North Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD581
Sydney to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD115
Sydney to Singapore Jetstar Asia, British Airways, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia AUD456
Sydney to Napier - Hastings Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD607
Sydney to New Plymouth Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD503

Airlines Flying from Sydney to Queenstown (SYD to ZQN)

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

Sydney to Queenstown
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar - X X X X
Air New Zealand - X X
Air New Zealand WLG X X X X X X X
Qantas - X X X X
Virgin Australia - X X
Virgin Australia BNE X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Sydney to Queenstown Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Sydney to Queenstown?
Answer: The average Sydney to Queenstown flight time is 3 hours and a minute.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Sydney and Queenstown?
Answer: The distance from Sydney to Queenstown is 1937 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Sydney to Queenstown?
Answer: There are 10 direct flights from Sydney to Queenstown.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Sydney to Queenstown?
Answer: Jetstar Airways provides 40% of the non-stop flights between Sydney and Queenstown.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Sydney to Queenstown?
Answer: Auckland, NZ
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