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Wellington to Queenstown flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Wellington and Queenstown take, on average, 1 h and 22 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Wellington with Queenstown found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Wellington International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Wellington and Queenstown
Arriving Airport Flights departing Wellington with Queenstown as destination arrives at Queenstown Airport (limited)

Cheap last minute flights to Queenstown

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Departure Wed, 25 May Return Fri, 27 May
WLG Wellington
ZQN Queenstown
return from £54
Departure Mon, 13 Jun Return Mon, 20 Jun
WLG Wellington
ZQN Queenstown
return from £90
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.96 NZD
British Pound Sterling New Zealand Dollar
1 NZD = 0.52 GBP
Last checked on 15 May 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Queenstown are 49% cheaper than in Wellington.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 150% more expensive in Queenstown than in Wellington.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 26% more expensive in Queenstown than in Wellington.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Queenstown is 1% cheaper than in Wellington.

Wellington airports
  • ( Wellington International Airport (WLG)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
Queenstown airports
  • ( Queenstown Airport (limited) (ZQN)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
K Distance: 404 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Wellington to Queenstown

😷 Is it safe to travel from Wellington 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 Wellington. 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 can I find cheap flights from Wellington to Queenstown at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Wellington to Queenstown is 54£. 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 Wellington?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Queenstown costs an average of 2.41 GBP, 26% more expensive than Wellington, with a fare of 1.92 GBP, while train tickets costs 49% less in Queenstown: 1.03 GBP against 2.01 GBP in Wellington. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 25.63 GBP in Queenstown, 150% more than the 10.25 GBP in Wellington. The price of the coffee is around 1% cheaper in Queenstown, with an average of 2.56 GBP, while in Wellington the coffee costs 2.58 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Wellington to Queenstown?
The most popular months to book a trip from Wellington to Queenstown are October, November and August, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Wellington to Queenstown?
The best time of the year to go to Queenstown when flying from Wellington depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Queenstown from Wellington in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and November. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, July, May and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Wellington -  Queenstown.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Wellington to Queenstown?
The total flight time between Wellington and Queenstown is of around 01:22 hours on average, considering an average distance of 640 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 Wellington and Queenstown?
The main airport route flying between Wellington and Queenstown is: Wellington International Airport (WLG) to Queenstown Airport (limited) (ZQN). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Jetstar.
Which are the airlines with flights from Wellington to Queenstown?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Wellington to Queenstown are:
  • Air New Zealand.
  • Jetstar.
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