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Cheap Flights from Wellington to Queenstown, NZ, New Zealand - WLG to ZQN Last modified: 28/05/2016 2:02 AM

Popular flights from Wellington to Queenstown Last modified: 28/05/2016 2:02 AM

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
11/07/2016 20/07/2016 $319

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Wellington to Queenstown (WLG to ZQN)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Wellington to Queenstown, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $467.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Wellington to Queenstown (WLG to ZQN)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $494 $494
7-14 days $491 $484
14-21 days $491 $491
21-30 days $491 $491
30-60 days $447 $319
60-90 days $491 $491
90+ days $294 $294

Cheapest Day To Fly from Wellington to Queenstown

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$319 $494 $494 $491 $494 $484 $491

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Wellington to Queenstown

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Wellington Queenstown Air New Zealand 31/05/16 2/06/16 0 $494
June Wellington Queenstown Air New Zealand 4/06/16 9/06/16 1 $484
July Wellington Queenstown Air New Zealand 11/07/16 20/07/16 1 $319
August Wellington Queenstown Air New Zealand 15/08/16 16/08/16 0 $491
September Wellington Queenstown Air New Zealand 27/09/16 8/10/16 0 $484
October Wellington Queenstown Air New Zealand 1/10/16 9/10/16 1 $494
November Wellington Queenstown Air New Zealand 16/11/16 19/11/16 0 $484
December Wellington Queenstown Air New Zealand 3/12/16 11/12/16 1 $498

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$570
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$570 $491
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$491 $494
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$494 $494
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$494
TIPSave $125 by flying into Dunedin instead of Queenstown from Wellington

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Wellington to Queenstown (WLG to ZQN)

Your Wellington 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 Wellington to Queenstown is $484.

The average price for non-stop flights from Wellington to Queenstown is $491.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Wellington to Queenstown
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air New Zealand 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:25 11:45

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Wellington to Queenstown (WLG 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 Wellington 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 Wellington to Queenstown is $241.

The average price for round trip flights from Wellington to Queenstown is $484.

Wellington to Queenstown Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Wellington to Queenstown?
Answer: The average Wellington to Queenstown flight time is an hour and 35 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Wellington and Queenstown?
Answer: The distance from Wellington to Queenstown is 640 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Wellington to Queenstown?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Wellington to Queenstown.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Wellington to Queenstown?
Answer: Air New Zealand provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Wellington and Queenstown.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Wellington to Queenstown?
Answer: Christchurch, NZ

Airlines Flying from Wellington to Queenstown (WLG to ZQN) Number of flights searched: 14Last modified: 28/05/2016 2:02 AM

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

Wellington to Queenstown
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air New Zealand - X X X X X X X
Air New Zealand CHC X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Wellington 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 Wellington - WLG

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Wellington to Dunedin Air New Zealand $359
Wellington to Invercargill Air New Zealand $599
Wellington to Christchurch Air New Zealand $414
Wellington to Nelson Air New Zealand $330
Wellington to Auckland Air New Zealand $147
Wellington to Blenheim Air New Zealand $318

Cheap International Flights from Wellington - WLG

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Wellington to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $512

Cheap International Flights to Queenstown - ZQN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Christchurch to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $445
Cheap Flights from Wellington to Queenstown, NZ, New Zealand, from $215 Round trip from WLG to ZQN