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.
The month of May is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Queenstown from New Zealand, with most prices found around $179. If you don’t want to visit Queenstown in May, then you should wait until March to fly from New Zealand, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $181.
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 $241. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though, because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $140.
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 $193. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. Flights from New Zealand to Queenstown on a Friday will generally be more expensive and average around $237. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.
In the morning is the cheapest time of day to fly from New Zealand to Queenstown when you can find flight prices for as low as $224. Flying to Queenstown in the morning is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Try not to purchase tickets in the evening because they tend to be around $240. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.
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 $815 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.
Air New Zealand is the airline most momondo users in New Zealand opt for when booking flights to Queenstown. Jetstar is also popular choice when flying to Queenstown from New Zealand. Most major airlines flying from New Zealand to Queenstown will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.