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Melbourne to Queenstown flights

Flight DurationFlights between Melbourne and Queenstown take, on average, 3 hours and 13 minutes minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Melbourne with Queenstown found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Melbourne Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Melbourne and Queenstown
Arriving AirportFlights departing Melbourne with Queenstown as destination arrives at Queenstown Airport (limited)

Last minute flights to Queenstown

Departure Mon, 28 Jun Return Thu, 01 Jul
MEL Melbourne
ZQN Queenstown
return from £275
Departure Thu, 08 Jul Return Wed, 14 Jul
MEL Melbourne
ZQN Queenstown
return from £277
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.97 NZD
British Pound Sterling New Zealand Dollar
1 NZD = 0.51 GBP
Last checked on 17 June 2021
Local, one-way ticket
Mid-priced restaurant
K Distance: 1318 miles
( Melbourne airports
  • ?
    Melbourne Airport (MEL)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ?
    Avalon Airport (AVV)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
  • ?
    Essendon (MEB)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
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    Moorabbin (MBW)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
) Queenstown airports
  • ?
    Queenstown Airport (limited) (ZQN)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles

Search for flights from Melbourne to Queenstown

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Melbourne to Queenstown

😷 Is it safe to travel from Melbourne to Queenstown during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions New Zealand may apply when travelling from Melbourne. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much are flights from Melbourne to Queenstown?
The average price to go from Melbourne to Queenstown is of 169.75 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Melbourne to Queenstown at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Melbourne to Queenstown is 275£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Queenstown expensive to visit compared to Melbourne?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Queenstown costs an average of 1.65 GBP, 40% cheaper than Melbourne, with a fare of 2.77 GBP, while train tickets costs 59% less in Queenstown: 1.02 GBP against 2.49 GBP in Melbourne. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 7.64 GBP in Queenstown, 19% less than the 9.42 GBP in Melbourne. The price of the coffee is around 6% cheaper in Queenstown, with an average of 2.27 GBP, while in Melbourne the coffee costs 2.41 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Melbourne to Queenstown?
The most popular months to book a trip from Melbourne to Queenstown are December, January and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Melbourne to Queenstown?
The best time of the year to go to Queenstown when flying from Melbourne depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Queenstown from Melbourne in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, October, May and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Melbourne -  Queenstown.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Melbourne to Queenstown?
The total flight time between Melbourne and Queenstown is of around 03:13 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,156 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Melbourne and Queenstown?
The main airport route flying between Melbourne and Queenstown is: Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Queenstown Airport (limited) (ZQN). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Jetstar.
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Singapore Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Melbourne to Queenstown?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Melbourne to Queenstown are:
  • Jetstar.
  • Virgin Australia.
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