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Cheap Flights from Sydney to Queenstown - SYD to ZQN

Popular flights from Sydney 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 13, 2016 Apr 15, 2016 AUD580
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 AUD401
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 13, 2016 May 16, 2016 AUD560
May 27, 2016 May 30, 2016 AUD560
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 12, 2016 May 19, 2016 AUD524
May 26, 2016 May 29, 2016 AUD524

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 AUD565.

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 AUD704 AUD663
7-14 days AUD807 AUD758
14-21 days AUD864 AUD680
21-30 days AUD696 AUD672
30-60 days AUD566 AUD549
60-90 days AUD565 AUD562
90+ days AUD401 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
AUD562 AUD569 AUD566 AUD576 AUD572 AUD562 AUD549

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
February Sydney Queenstown Qantas 2/13/16 3/2/16 1 AUD663
March Sydney Queenstown Jetstar 3/27/16 3/29/16 1 AUD549
April Sydney Queenstown Qantas 4/26/16 5/3/16 1 AUD569
May Sydney Queenstown Jetstar 5/27/16 5/30/16 1 AUD490
June Sydney Queenstown Jetstar 6/2/16 6/11/16 0 AUD401
July Sydney Queenstown Jetstar 7/24/16 7/29/16 0 AUD441
August Sydney Queenstown Jetstar 8/19/16 8/24/16 0 AUD401
September Sydney Queenstown Jetstar 9/1/16 9/8/16 0 AUD460

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
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
AUD804
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
AUD804 AUD1,079
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
AUD1,079 AUD989
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
AUD989 AUD882
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
AUD882 AUD768
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
AUD768

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 AUD603.

The average price for non-stop flights from Sydney to Queenstown is AUD579.

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 1 1 0 1 1 09:40 09:40
Air New Zealand 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 09:25 09:25
Qantas 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 09:30 09:30
Virgin Australia 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 10:35 10:35

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 AUD290.

The average price for round trip flights from Sydney to Queenstown is AUD579.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Canberra to Queenstown Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates AUD780
Newcastle to Queenstown Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates Check Dates
Port Macquarie to Queenstown Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates AUD916
Dubbo to Queenstown Qantas, Emirates Check Dates
Tamworth to Queenstown Qantas, Emirates Check Dates
Sydney to Dunedin Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD589
Sydney to London Virgin Atlantic, Vietnam, Malaysia, Delta, Virgin Australia, Iberia, Qantas, China Eastern, Alitalia, Finnair, Srilankan, British Airways, Etihad, Egyptair, Air Canada, United, American, Air Berlin, Philippine, Air France, Air India, Emirates, Thai, Jet Airways, Air New Zealand, JAL, Turkish, Garuda, Air China, Korean, China Southern, Kenya, Cathay, KLM, Asiana, Austrian, SAS, Singapore, China Airlines, LAN, Lufthansa, South African AUD1,398
Sydney to Christchurch Qantas, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad AUD308
Sydney to Invercargill Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD693
Sydney to Wellington Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad AUD340
Sydney to Tokyo China Southern, Qantas, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Air New Zealand, JAL, Asiana, Garuda, Vietnam, Air Tahiti Nui, Air China, Singapore, China Airlines, United, Malaysia, Virgin Australia, Philippine, Korean, Aircalin AUD769
Sydney to Auckland Thai, Qantas, China Airlines, LAN, Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Air Tahiti Nui, Emirates, Etihad, Aircalin AUD307
Sydney to Nelson Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD531
Canberra to Dunedin Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD790
Sydney to Melbourne Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad AUD111
Sydney to Shanghai China Southern, Qantas, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Air New Zealand, JAL, Asiana, Vietnam, Garuda, Air China, Singapore, China Airlines, Malaysia, Virgin Australia, Philippine, Korean AUD658
Newcastle to Dunedin Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Canberra to Christchurch Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates AUD560
Sydney to Rotorua Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Etihad AUD552
Newcastle to Christchurch Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia, Emirates AUD713
Sydney to Blenheim Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD685
Port Macquarie to Dunedin Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Sydney to Bangkok China Southern, Qantas, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Asiana, Vietnam, Garuda, British Airways, Singapore, China Airlines, Malaysia, Virgin Australia, Philippine, Korean, Emirates AUD587
Sydney to Hamilton Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD573
Sydney to Beijing China Southern, Qantas, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Air New Zealand, JAL, Asiana, Vietnam, Garuda, Air China, Singapore, China Airlines, Malaysia, Virgin Australia, Philippine, Korean AUD662
Sydney to Palmerston North Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD551
Sydney to Brisbane Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Emirates, Etihad AUD111
Sydney to Singapore China Southern, Qantas, Thai, China Eastern, Cathay, Asiana, Vietnam, Garuda, British Airways, Etihad, Singapore, China Airlines, Malaysia, Virgin Australia, Philippine, Korean, Emirates AUD353
Sydney to Napier - Hastings Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD558
Sydney to New Plymouth Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia AUD555

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 X
Air New Zealand - X X X X X X X
Air New Zealand AKL X X X X X X X
Qantas - X X X
Virgin Australia - X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia BNE X 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 2 hours and 58 minutes.
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 15 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 33% of the non-stop flights between Sydney and Queenstown.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Sydney to Queenstown?
Answer: Christchurch, NZ
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