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The cheapest time of year to fly to Queenstown from Auckland is February. The most expensive is July.
The cheapest day of the week is usually Monday. The most expensive is usually Friday.
Auckland to Queenstown flights are approximately 22% more expensive in the evening than at midday
Air New Zealand and Jetstar are the most popular carriers operating from Auckland to Queenstown
Auckland Intl - Queenstown Intl
Fly from Auckland Intl to Queenstown Intl for the best Auckland - Queenstown flight prices
53 days before
The cheapest time to buy a flight from Auckland to Queenstown is approximately 53 days to departure
If you are looking to fly from Auckland to Queenstown, you are most likely going to fly from Auckland Intl Airport to Queenstown Intl Airport, the most popular airports on that route. You may be looking for an airport near Auckland Intl Airport to depart from when travelling to Queenstown and luckily, there are options! You can try Tauranga Airport which is located in Tauranga or Hamilton Airport which is located in Hamilton. You may be looking for an airport near Queenstown Intl Airport to land at when travelling from Auckland and luckily, there are options! You can try Dunedin Airport which is located in Dunedin or Invercargill Airport which is located in Invercargill. The least expensive flight option from Auckland to Queenstown will typically be AKL — ZQN during the month of August with an average price of $174 RT.
|Auckland Intl Airport (AKL) to Queenstown Intl Airport (ZQN)||$174|
|Auckland Intl Airport (AKL) to Dunedin Airport (DUD)||$183|
|Tauranga Airport (TRG) to Queenstown Intl Airport (ZQN)||$419|
|Auckland Intl Airport (AKL) to Invercargill Airport (IVC)||$579|
|Hamilton Airport (HLZ) to Queenstown Intl Airport (ZQN)||$416|
|Hamilton Airport (HLZ) to Dunedin Airport (DUD)||$347|
|Jetstar||PriceFrom $90||Free cancellation||Rating|
|Air New Zealand||PriceFrom $175||Free cancellation||Rating|
Air New Zealand flies from Auckland to Queenstown around 30 times per week, with 27 momondo users rating the airline 8.4/10. The cheapest Air New Zealand deal from Auckland to Queenstown in the last 72 hours was $112 (return), much lower than the average airfare cost of $162 for Air New Zealand flights on this route.
Another popular option for Auckland to Queenstown flights is Jetstar (7.0/10, 26 ratings). Jetstar flies from Auckland to Queenstown around 11 times per week, with deals starting from $58 return and rising to an average price of around $116.
Some of our partner airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Queenstown Intl are adapting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are Jetstar and Air New Zealand. You can search for the full list of airlines such as Jetstar that are offering this flexibility.
Auckland Intl and Queenstown Intl are 1043.2 km apart from one another. By plane, this route typically takes 1h 50m.
If you plan to fly to Queenstown from Auckland, your flight will depart from Auckland Airport (AKL). Auckland Airport is one of New Zealand’s main international travel centres and facilitates a high volume of customers each day. Security and check-in points at Auckland Airport are likely to be busy, especially at peak times, so it is recommended that passengers arrive at least two hours before their flight is due to take off. If you’re travelling to the airport by road, you can expect to reach Auckland Airport from the city centre in around 20 minutes. When you arrive in Queenstown, your flight will touch down at Queenstown Airport (ZQN). Queenstown Airport is also the main international hub for the Queenstown area and is located about a 10-minute drive from Queenstown city centre. Public transport is also available at the airport and bus fares to the city are very affordable.
Passengers who want to fly from Auckland Airport to Queenstown Airport will find a wide range of regular direct flights available to choose from. The two main airlines that fly directly between Auckland and Queenstown are Jetstar and Air New Zealand. Flight times on this route for both these airlines are roughly the same, coming in at just under two hours. However, direct flights with Air New Zealand are generally slightly more expensive than Jetstar direct flight prices.
Given the short duration of this trip between Auckland and Queenstown, the majority of flights on this route are direct and involve no stopovers. However, if you would prefer to book a flight with stopovers, there are some options available to you when you fly with Air New Zealand. On some indirect Air New Zealand flights, you will stopover at Christchurch International Airport. This stopover usually adds around one and a half hours onto your trip. You can also select Air New Zealand flights that stopover at Wellington International Airport before they land in Queenstown. Flights on this route are usually around two and a half hours longer than direct flights. It is also possible to book Air New Zealand flights with two stopovers.
New Zealand nationals do not need to have a visa or a passport to travel internally on domestic flights between Auckland and Queenstown. However, it is helpful to carry your passport with you when you fly as it can be used as proof of ID. Airlines and airport check-in services will often ask for proof of ID from passengers before they travel. Having your passport with you can provide you with this.
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