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Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Queenstown (ZQN)

One-way flights were as low as AU$65 and round trip flights were AU$139 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.


Melbourne to Queenstown Flight Deals from AU$139

Considering a quick trip to Queenstown, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from MEL to ZQN. With heaps of cheap fares from Melbourne, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

Best Day to Book Flight from Melbourne (MEL) to Queenstown (ZQN)

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Melbourne to Queenstown Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Queenstown (ZQN)

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Melbourne to Queenstown flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top MEL to ZQN routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

Melbourne to Queenstown Information

Traveling FromTullamarine
Origin AirportMelbourne
Origin Airport IATA CodeMEL
Traveling ToQueenstown Intl.
Destination AirportQueenstown
Destination Airport IATA CodeZQN
Number of Airlines Serving2
Average Flight Time3 hours 10 mins
Direct Flight Time3 hours 10 mins
Flight PriceAU$139

FAQs about flights from Tullamarine (MEL) to Queenstown Intl. (ZQN)

How long is the flight from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to Queenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN)?

The flight from Melbourne to Queenstown usually lasts around 3 hours and 46 minutes. This is your chance to finally organise the thousands of photos on your phone.

What airlines fly direct from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to Queenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN)?

Not excited by the idea of tucking into bland airport food while sitting around waiting for a connecting flight? Check out Jetstar — it's the only airline that offers direct flights between Melbourne and Queenstown.

What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Queenstown Airport (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) due to COVID-19?

If your travel plans to Queenstown Airport (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) have been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit that you can use on another flight. Sign in to your Wotif account to see if your booking is eligible. If you still have questions, our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more info.

Does Wotif offer flights with flexible change policies?

Some airlines offer the option to change your Queenstown Airport (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) flight without a fee. That way, you won't get stung with extra costs — but you'll have to pay any difference between the old flight and the new one. Stress less by keeping your eye out for the "no change fees" filter when you book.

How many flights are there from Tullamarine Airport to Queenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN)?

If you'd like to travel between Tullamarine Airport (MEL) and Queenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN) at the start of the week, somewhere in the middle or even on a Sunday, consider it done. Have a look at the 2 flights which operate each day and off you go.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Here's an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2019, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Monday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday too; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Guess what? Boring old Wednesday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2019, we found that flights purchased on a Wednesday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Saturday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you're booking on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2019, our data shows October is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the December holiday period can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it's best to get in early during peak periods.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It's possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif's 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 1-3 weeks prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2019 saved close to 55% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on Wotif.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

Address:
P.O. Box 64
Queenstown
New Zealand
IATA Code:
ZQN
Longitude:
168.739104
Latitude:
-45.022039
Time Zone:
Pacific/Auckland
Address:
Melbourne VIC
Australia
IATA Code:
MEL
Longitude:
144.843013
Latitude:
-37.673295
Time Zone:
Australia/Sydney

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Great places to stay after flight from Melbourne to Queenstown

Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa AU$141
Reviewed on 4 Apr. 2021
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Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa

Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa

Kawarau Village, 79 Peninsula Road, Queenstown
Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa
     
    4.3 of 5
    5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    it had a swimming pool and steam sauna. the veiws are good. only thing we ddnt like was it was expensive to go on water taxi to town or uber and you wont get water taxi often.

    Ramada Hotel & Suites Queenstown Remarkables Park AU$130
    Reviewed on 12 Aug. 2020
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    Ramada Hotel & Suites Queenstown Remarkables Park

    Ramada Hotel & Suites Queenstown Remarkables Park

    24 Hawthorne Drive, Remarkables Park, Frankton, Queenstown, Otago
    Ramada Hotel & Suites Queenstown Remarkables Park
       
      4.4 of 5
      3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Didnt like hearing shower running at mudnight in anouther room snd them music at 5.45 in the morning... not a good sleep

      Wyndham Garden Queenstown AU$111
      Reviewed on 13 Oct. 2020
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      Wyndham Garden Queenstown

      Wyndham Garden Queenstown

      32 Red Oak Drive, Remarkables Park, Queenstown
      Wyndham Garden Queenstown
         
        4.2 of 5
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Fridge next to bed very noisy /////////////////////////////////////

        LQ Queenstown AU$117
        Reviewed on 5 Apr. 2021
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        LQ Queenstown

        LQ Queenstown

        16 - 18 Mountain Ash Drive, Remarkables Park, Queenstown
        LQ Queenstown
           
          4.0 of 5
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Brand new hotel. Large rooms with small kitchen and cloth washing machine. No in house restaurant.


          ^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Wotif.com from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.