In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Queenstown for $83/person, which is 91% cheaper than the average flight to Queenstown. To find the cheapest price to Queenstown from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
In general, May is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Queenstown. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $179. If you are unable to visit Queenstown during the month of May, then departing from New Zealand during the month March is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around $180.
In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Queenstown is about 60 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are $240. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Queenstown outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from New Zealand to Queenstown for $111.
According to our data, Monday is the cheapest day to fly to Queenstown from New Zealand. The lowest ticket price found for a Monday departure recently was $192. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. When flying out on a Friday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from New Zealand to Queenstown for around $236.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Queenstown is in the morning when flights can be purchased for as low as $222. Flights in the evening are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of $239.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Queenstown is possible. If you are planning a flight to Queenstown, consider booking flights to Dunedin Airport (156 km from Queenstown city centre) or Invercargill Airport (156 km from Queenstown city centre).
Invercargill Airport has an average price of $811 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Queenstown. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.