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Cheap flights from Auckland to Queenstown

AKL — ZQN
23 Apr — 30 Apr1
1 adult
Tue 23/4
Tue 30/4

The best prices from Auckland Intl to Queenstown Intl are usually found in May or November, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Monday

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Auckland to Queenstown?

Monday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Auckland to Queenstown. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Queenstown.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Auckland to Queenstown?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 58 days in advance to save up to 41% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 58 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Auckland to Queenstown 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as ₹ 16,810, or ₹ 19,905 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Auckland to Queenstown?

Flights from Auckland to Queenstown lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from Auckland to Queenstown in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at ₹ 6,691.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Queenstown (AKL - ZQN)?

It’s optimal to fly from Auckland to Queenstown at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 30% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

When is the best time to book a flight from Auckland to Queenstown?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Auckland to Queenstown. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 57 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Auckland to Queenstown. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Queenstown?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Auckland to Queenstown. Price data was last updated on 14 April 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Auckland to Queenstown flight should consider departing on Thursday at midday when fares are most often at their lowest. Tuesday at midday flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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  • What days are direct flights available from Auckland to Queenstown?

    Direct flights can be found on the following days: Thursday, Friday.

  • How popular is this Auckland to Queenstown flight route?

  • How many flights depart from Auckland to Queenstown on average per day?

    9 flight departures from Auckland to Queenstown per day on average.
    Morning (6am - Noon) - 89% of flight departures
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 11% of flight departures

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Auckland to Queenstown?

    Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Auckland to Queenstown on time: Turkish Airlines (90%), Virgin Atlantic (89%), Air New Zealand (86%).

  • What does AKL to ZQN mean?

    Auckland Intl Airport is AKL and Queenstown Intl Airport is ZQN. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Auckland to Queenstown that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Auckland to Queenstown flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Auckland to Queenstown with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Auckland to Queenstown flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Auckland to Queenstown that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Auckland to Queenstown flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Auckland to Queenstown?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Auckland to Queenstown.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Auckland to Queenstown?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Auckland to Queenstown by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Auckland to Queenstown that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Auckland to Queenstown offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Auckland to Queenstown?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Auckland to Queenstown flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Auckland to Queenstown

Discover the top 2 airlines that operate flights from Auckland to Queenstown. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 412,112 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
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JetstarCheapest₹ 8,020Average₹ 12,433FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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Air New ZealandCheapest₹ 14,139Average₹ 18,840FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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Hourly flight availability from Auckland to Queenstown

Find hourly flight availability from Auckland to Queenstown. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
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70%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
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3%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Auckland to Queenstown

Explore weekly flight availability from Auckland to Queenstown. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Monday46daily flights
Tuesday26daily flights
Wednesday40daily flights
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Friday40daily flights
Saturday38daily flights
Sunday33daily flights

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