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Cheapest Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Queenstown (ZQN)

One-way flights were as low as AU$50 and round trip flights were AU$106 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Flights Review

Aug 5, 2018

Took ages fir the bags to come trough at Queenstown - apart from that a good flight

Apr 10, 2018

Our flight was diverted due to poor weather conditions at intended destination. Jetstar put us up in a hotel for the night and got us to our destination the next day safely and without a hassle.

Mar 7, 2018

Check-in staff nicer than flight attendants on the plane.


Sydney to Queenstown Flight Deals from AU$106

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 SYD to ZQN. With heaps of cheap fares from Sydney, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

Kingsford Smith Intl. to Queenstown Intl. Information

Find the Cheapest SYD to ZQN Flights

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

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Traveling FromKingsford Smith Intl.
Origin Airport
Origin Airport IATA CodeSYD
Traveling ToQueenstown Intl.
Destination Airport
Destination Airport IATA CodeZQN
Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time hours mins
Direct Flight Time hours mins
Flight PriceAU$106

FAQs about flights from Kingsford Smith Intl. (SYD) to Queenstown Intl. (ZQN)

How long is the flight from Sydney Airport to Queenstown Airport (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.)?

The trip between Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) and Queenstown Airport (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) is roughly 4 hours. If staring at the seat ahead sounds pretty boring, bring some magazines or a book to keep yourself busy.

What airlines fly direct from Sydney Airport to Queenstown Airport (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.)?

If you want to keep your holidays drama-free, you'll be thrilled to hear you can travel directly from Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) to Queenstown Airport (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) with several airlines. Don't forget to check for awesome deals with Qantas and Jetstar.

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

A total of 9 flights operate daily on the route between SYD and ZQN. So shake a leg — it's time to book that seat and discover the best bits of Queenstown.

Sydney Airport to Queenstown Airport (ZQN-Queenstown Intl.) Flying Tips How to survive a long flight:
  • The key is water. Lots of it. The air pressure inside the cabin, as well as alcohol and caffeine, is very dehydrating, and jet lag can be an unwelcome result.
  • If you think you'll be on the move a lot during the flight, reserve an aisle seat. Don't forget though — your seatmates will have to get past you to use the toilet. Keep that in mind if you'd prefer to have an uninterrupted sleep.
  • Would you like the pork or the chicken? Neither one? No worries. You can take your own food on board. But whatever you choose, consider your neighbours’ nostrils and make sure it's wrapped properly.
  • After you've watched all the in-flight movies, checked out your contortionist neighbour's fascinating sleeping position and flicked through the in-flight magazine for the 4th time, you'll want something more to keep you busy. Books, music and podcasts are all brilliant ideas.
  • If you’d prefer not to begin your trip in zombie mode, get yourself the best neck pillow you can find. Striding through arrivals feeling rested and relaxed is the way to go.
What to wear on a long flight:
  • Your best bet is to wear several comfortable layers and flat, enclosed shoes for your plane trip. Remember to bring a snug jumper as well, as you might get a bit chilly on board.
  • It’s not only old people or the unfit passenger squeezed in beside you who are at risk of developing blood clots on long-haul flights. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a very serious condition that can affect anyone. Think about wearing compression socks and do leg and feet exercises while seated to keep your blood circulating.
Can you take food on international flights:
  • If your aunt dropped you off at the airport with a stash of homemade scones, they can go on the plane with you. When you're taking food, remember to abide by liquid restrictions and take into account your fellow passengers' sense of smell.
Address:
P.O. Box 64
Queenstown
New Zealand
IATA Code:
ZQN
Longitude:
168.739104
Latitude:
-45.022039
Time Zone:
Pacific/Auckland
Address:
Sydney NSW
Australia
IATA Code:
SYD
Longitude:
151.179898
Latitude:
-33.932922
Time Zone:
Australia/Sydney

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Find the Perfect Hotel for After Your Flight

Epic Hotels near Queenstown Intl.

Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa AU$206
Reviewed on 8 Aug. 2020
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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

    Beautiful place, rooms where big with fantastic views.

    Wyndham Garden Queenstown AU$104
    Reviewed on 19 Jul. 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

      The hotel is in the sunniest area of Queenstown and handy to Airport and the two large shopping precincts. I would definitely stay there again for Business Travel. The only down side is there is limited car parking.

      Ramada Hotel & Suites Queenstown Remarkables Park AU$129
      Reviewed on 29 Jul. 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

        Nice clean room. Easy parking in basement available. Great location.

        The Castle Bach Queenstown. Perfect for a Well Earned Break AU$230
        The Castle Bach Queenstown. Perfect for a Well Earned Break

        The Castle Bach Queenstown. Perfect for a Well Earned Break

        64 McBride Street, Frankton, Queenstown, Otago
        The Castle Bach Queenstown. Perfect for a Well Earned Break
           
          0.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Located in Frankton, this historic holiday home is within 1 mile (2 km) of Queenstown Event Centre and Lake Wakatipu. Alpine Aqualand and Remarkables Park Town Centre are also within 1 mile (2 km).

          Hotels in Nearby Queenstown

          Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa AU$206
          Reviewed on 8 Aug. 2020
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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

            Beautiful place, rooms where big with fantastic views.

            Millennium Hotel Queenstown AU$102
            Reviewed on 9 Aug. 2020
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            Millennium Hotel Queenstown

            Millennium Hotel Queenstown

            32 Frankton Road, Queenstown
            Millennium Hotel Queenstown
               
              4.2 of 5
              4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              Good service although when i called to extend my stay i was given quite the run around

              Crowne Plaza Hotel Queenstown AU$162
              Reviewed on 23 Jul. 2020
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              Crowne Plaza Hotel Queenstown

              Crowne Plaza Hotel Queenstown

              93 Beach Street, Queenstown, Otago
              Crowne Plaza Hotel Queenstown
                 
                4.5 of 5
                4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                Great location, lovely staff and good accommodation.

                Oaks Queenstown Club Suites AU$174
                Reviewed on 17 Jul. 2020
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                Oaks Queenstown Club Suites

                Oaks Queenstown Club Suites

                171-179 Frankton Road, Queenstown
                Oaks Queenstown Club Suites
                   
                  4.4 of 5
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Everything was good, clean and had what we needed.

                  Low Priced Queenstown Intl. Hotels

                  Reavers Lodge AU$71
                  Reviewed on 5 Jul. 2020
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                  Reavers Lodge

                  Reavers Lodge

                  56 Hamilton Rd, Queenstown
                  Reavers Lodge
                     
                    3.3 of 5
                    3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                    Its what you expect for $85 a night, nothing fancy but gets the job done

                    Pinewood Lodge AU$57
                    Reviewed on 16 Nov. 2019
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                    Pinewood Lodge

                    Pinewood Lodge

                    48 Hamilton Road, Queenstown
                    Pinewood Lodge
                       
                      3.8 of 5
                      2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                      Enjoyed this accommodation very much, very pleasant and private. Close walk into town , dining and most activities.

                      Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown Lakefront Get Rates
                      Reviewed on 29 Mar. 2020
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                      Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown Lakefront

                      Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown Lakefront

                      27 Frankton Road, Queenstown
                      Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown Lakefront
                         
                        4.1 of 5
                        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                        Staff very helpful under the cicmstances. Fantastic views

                        Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown AU$111
                        Reviewed on 31 Jul. 2020
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                        Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown

                        Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown

                        38-54 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown
                        Rydges Lakeland Resort Queenstown
                           
                          3.2 of 5
                          3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                          The views are amazing. Our room was spacious and they have a great bar and restaurant. Not far from the main town centre. Great place to stay

                          Luxury Hotels near Queenstown Intl.

                          The Rees Hotel and Luxury Apartments AU$216
                          Reviewed on 22 Dec. 2019
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                          The Rees Hotel and Luxury Apartments

                          The Rees Hotel and Luxury Apartments

                          377 Frankton Road, Queenstown
                          The Rees Hotel and Luxury Apartments
                             
                            4.7 of 5
                            5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                            The view was excellent as well as close to Queenstown

                            Platinum Queenstown Villas Get Rates
                            Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020
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                            Platinum Queenstown Villas

                            Platinum Queenstown Villas

                            96 Fernhill Road, Fernhill, Queenstown
                            Platinum Queenstown Villas
                               
                              4.9 of 5
                              4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                              Fabulous place, great for kids. Would love to come back.

                              Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa AU$206
                              Reviewed on 8 Aug. 2020
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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

                                Beautiful place, rooms where big with fantastic views.

                                The Spire Hotel Queenstown AU$372
                                Reviewed on 12 May 2019
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                                The Spire Hotel Queenstown

                                The Spire Hotel Queenstown

                                3-5 Church Lane, Queenstown
                                The Spire Hotel Queenstown
                                   
                                  4.9 of 5
                                  5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                  All-inclusive amenities in a perfect central location. Super friendly and efficient staff.

                                  Family Friendly Hotels in Queenstown

                                  Platinum Queenstown Villas Get Rates
                                  Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020
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                                  Platinum Queenstown Villas

                                  Platinum Queenstown Villas

                                  96 Fernhill Road, Fernhill, Queenstown
                                  Platinum Queenstown Villas
                                     
                                    4.9 of 5
                                    4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                    Fabulous place, great for kids. Would love to come back.

                                    Heritage Queenstown AU$156
                                    Reviewed on 19 Mar. 2020
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                                    Heritage Queenstown

                                    Heritage Queenstown

                                    91 Fernhill Road, Queenstown
                                    Heritage Queenstown
                                       
                                      4.2 of 5
                                      4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                      Love pool area - liked the fact we had air con in room - would be valuable in really hot Summer days - loved the pool. Parking is a bit tight but to be expected given the position. Having undercover parks is great especially for frosty times.

                                      Sherwood Queenstown AU$121
                                      Reviewed on 10 Feb. 2020
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                                      Sherwood Queenstown

                                      Sherwood Queenstown

                                      554 Frankton Road, Goldfield Heights, Queenstown
                                      Sherwood Queenstown
                                         
                                        3.9 of 5
                                        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                        eco friendly and really amazing what they are doing sustainability wise.

                                        The Glebe Apartments Get Rates
                                        Reviewed on 4 Jun. 2020
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                                        The Glebe Apartments

                                        The Glebe Apartments

                                        2 Beetham Street, Queenstown
                                        The Glebe Apartments
                                           
                                          4.8 of 5
                                          4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                          The room is absolutely massive and the couches super comfy. On site parking was great too. There was a reasonable amount of road noise that could be heard from the bedroom so light sleepers will need to drink more beer also the shower pressure was pretty low in our room.


                                          ^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Wotif.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, 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.