Flights from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia

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Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 8:05 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Melbourne, Australia. Qantas & Multiple Airlines frequently offer the best deals to Melbourne, Australia flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Qantas
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Thu 2/05
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Thu 9/05
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$560
Multiple Airlines
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Sun 25/02
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Sun 3/03
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$613
Jetstar
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Sat 23/03
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$650
Air New Zealand
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Fri 3/05
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Tue 7/05
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$657
Virgin Australia
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Sun 31/03
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Sun 7/04
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$686
Emirates
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Thu 9/05
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$848

How Much is a Flight from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $673.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $766 $723
7-14 days $753 $719
14-21 days $694 $723
21-30 days $657 $678
30-60 days $655 $724
60-90 days $657 $657
90+ days $657 $658

Cheapest Day To Fly from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia

We've examined 231,357,366 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$694$657$710$655$658 $657

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia is $695.

The average price for direct flights from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia is $686.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Virgin Australia 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 10:15 10:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia

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, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia. 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, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia is $274.

The average price for round trip flights from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia is $676.

Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia?
Answer: The average Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia flight time is 3 hours and 35 minutes.
Question: How far is Melbourne, Australia from Queenstown, New Zealand?
Answer: The distance from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia is 2,143 kilometers (1,332 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia?
Answer: There are 4 direct flights from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia.
Question: What are the most popular Queenstown, New Zealand airlines for direct flights from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia?
Answer: Virgin Australia provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Queenstown, New Zealand and Melbourne, Australia.

Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Queenstown, New Zealand and Melbourne, Australia. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from Queenstown, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia