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Cheap Flights from Wellington to Queenstown, NZ, New Zealand - WLG to ZQN

Popular flights from Wellington 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
May 23, 2016 May 25, 2016 NZD281
May 23, 2016 May 25, 2016 NZD281

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 NZD420.

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 NZD564 NZD518
7-14 days NZD581 NZD540
14-21 days NZD470 NZD470
21-30 days NZD470 NZD470
30-60 days NZD315 NZD287
60-90 days NZD470 NZD470
90+ days NZD200 NZD243

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
NZD470 NZD287 NZD315 NZD470 NZD470 NZD470 NZD465

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
February Wellington Queenstown Air New Zealand 2/18/16 2/29/16 1 NZD518
March Wellington Queenstown Air New Zealand 3/27/16 3/29/16 0 NZD465
April Wellington Queenstown Air New Zealand 4/5/16 4/9/16 1 NZD287
May Wellington Queenstown Air New Zealand 5/23/16 5/25/16 0 NZD281
June Wellington Queenstown Air New Zealand 6/29/16 7/19/16 0 NZD249
July Wellington Queenstown Air New Zealand 7/1/16 7/6/16 1 NZD470
September Wellington Queenstown Air New Zealand 9/20/16 9/28/16 0 NZD200
November Wellington Queenstown Air New Zealand 11/11/16 11/12/16 1 NZD470

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
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
NZD588
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
NZD588 NZD470
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
NZD470 NZD564
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
NZD564 NZD516
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
NZD516

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 NZD287.

The average price for non-stop flights from Wellington to Queenstown is NZD315.

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 2 3 1 2 2 2 06:30 14:45

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 NZD149.

The average price for round trip flights from Wellington to Queenstown is NZD287.

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 44 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 13 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)

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 NZD240
Wellington to Invercargill Air New Zealand NZD573
Wellington to Christchurch Air New Zealand NZD143
Wellington to Nelson Air New Zealand NZD222
Wellington to Auckland Air New Zealand NZD147
Wellington to Blenheim Air New Zealand NZD303

Cheap International Flights from Wellington - WLG

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Wellington to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia NZD443

Cheap International Flights to Queenstown - ZQN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Christchurch to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia NZD357
Cheap Flights from Wellington to Queenstown, NZ, New Zealand, from NZD187 Round trip from WLG to ZQN