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$248 Find cheap flights from Melbourne to Queenstown

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from Melbourne to Queenstown departing on 29/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cheap flight deals from Melbourne to Queenstown

 
These are the cheapest deals for flights from Melbourne to Queenstown currently on KAYAK along with options from the most popular airlines KAYAK users selected for this route. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.

Recent return flight deals from Melbourne to Queenstown

Recommended round-trip deals departing in the coming months from the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to Queenstown.

Recent one-way flight deals from Melbourne to Queenstown

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Recent last-minute flight deals from Melbourne to Queenstown

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Recent direct flight deals from Melbourne to Queenstown

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The cheapest plane tickets to Queenstown found on KAYAK recently.
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06:20 - 11:30MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
20:40 - 22:05ZQN-MEL
3h 25mdirect
$420Jetstar
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Tue, 23 Jul - Tue, 30 Jul
06:20 - 11:30MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
20:40 - 22:05ZQN-MEL
3h 25mdirect
$448Jetstar
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Tue, 20 Aug - Wed, 28 Aug
09:15 - 14:30MEL-ZQN
3h 15mdirect
20:40 - 22:05ZQN-MEL
3h 25mdirect
Fri, 21 Jun - Fri, 28 Jun
06:20 - 11:30MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
18:00 - 19:35ZQN-MEL
3h 35mdirect
Tue, 20 Aug - Tue, 10 Sep
09:15 - 14:30MEL-ZQN
3h 15mdirect
15:30 - 17:10ZQN-MEL
3h 40mdirect
$493Air New Zealand
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Wed, 19 Jun - Wed, 26 Jun
09:15 - 14:30MEL-ZQN
3h 15mdirect
15:30 - 17:10ZQN-MEL
3h 40mdirect
$497Air New Zealand
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Wed, 5 Jun - Wed, 12 Jun
11:35 - 16:45MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
18:00 - 19:35ZQN-MEL
3h 35mdirect
$533Virgin Australia
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Wed, 24 Jul - Sun, 28 Jul
07:40 - 12:50MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
14:05 - 15:35ZQN-MEL
3h 30mdirect
$628Qantas Airways
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Tue, 11 Jun - Tue, 25 Jun
19:00 - 13:30MEL-ZQN
16h 30m1 stop
14:25 - 13:20ZQN-MEL
24h 55m1 stop
$638Virgin Australia
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Wed, 26 Jun - Sat, 29 Jun
06:00 - 14:30AVV-ZQN
6h 30m1 stop
15:25 - 20:15ZQN-AVV
6h 50m1 stop
$692Qantas Airways
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Tue, 20 Aug - Wed, 28 Aug
06:20 - 11:30MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
$248Jetstar
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Wed, 29 May
06:20 - 11:30MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
$262Jetstar
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Tue, 23 Jul
09:15 - 14:30MEL-ZQN
3h 15mdirect
$295Air New Zealand
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Wed, 26 Jun
11:35 - 16:45MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
$297Virgin Australia
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Wed, 21 Aug
18:55 - 09:55MEL-ZQN
13h 00m1 stop
$318Air New Zealand
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Fri, 14 Jun
08:00 - 13:10MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
$364Qantas Airways
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Sat, 1 Jun
17:00 - 11:50MEL-ZQN
16h 50m1 stop
$366Virgin Australia
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Mon, 1 Jul
18:50 - 12:15MEL-ZQN
15h 25m1 stop
Wed, 21 Aug
06:00 - 19:25AVV-ZQN
11h 25m1 stop
$393Qantas Airways
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Tue, 23 Jul
06:00 - 19:40AVV-ZQN
11h 40m2 stops
Tue, 25 Jun
06:20 - 11:30MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
20:40 - 22:05ZQN-MEL
3h 25mdirect
$467Jetstar
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Sun, 26 May - Wed, 29 May
06:20 - 11:30MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
20:40 - 22:05ZQN-MEL
3h 25mdirect
$495Jetstar
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Sun, 26 May - Wed, 29 May
08:00 - 13:10MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
20:40 - 22:05ZQN-MEL
3h 25mdirect
Sat, 25 May - Fri, 31 May
16:00 - 14:30MEL-ZQN
20h 30m1 stop
20:40 - 22:05ZQN-MEL
3h 25mdirect
Sat, 25 May - Fri, 31 May
10:00 - 13:30MEL-ZQN
25h 30m1 stop
14:25 - 19:50ZQN-MEL
7h 25m1 stop
$669Virgin Australia
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Sat, 25 May - Fri, 31 May
06:00 - 14:30MEL-ZQN
6h 30m1 stop
15:25 - 22:05ZQN-MEL
8h 40m1 stop
$715Qantas Airways
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Sun, 26 May - Wed, 29 May
18:55 - 13:05MEL-ZQN
16h 10m1 stop
11:25 - 08:05ZQN-MEL
22h 40m1 stop
$772Air New Zealand
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Fri, 24 May - Sun, 26 May
06:00 - 14:30MEL-ZQN
6h 30m1 stop
15:25 - 08:50ZQN-MEL
19h 25m1 stop
$803Qantas Airways
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Sun, 26 May - Wed, 29 May
17:30 - 15:40MEL-ZQN
20h 10m2 stops
14:25 - 19:35ZQN-MEL
7h 10m1 stop
$815Virgin Australia
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Fri, 24 May - Sun, 26 May
09:15 - 20:35MEL-ZQN
9h 20m1 stop
07:00 - 08:05ZQN-MEL
27h 05m1 stop
$867Air New Zealand
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Mon, 27 May - Tue, 28 May
06:20 - 11:30MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
20:40 - 22:05ZQN-MEL
3h 25mdirect
$420Jetstar
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Tue, 23 Jul - Tue, 30 Jul
06:20 - 11:30MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
20:40 - 22:05ZQN-MEL
3h 25mdirect
$448Jetstar
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Tue, 20 Aug - Wed, 28 Aug
09:15 - 14:30MEL-ZQN
3h 15mdirect
20:40 - 22:05ZQN-MEL
3h 25mdirect
Fri, 21 Jun - Fri, 28 Jun
06:20 - 11:30MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
18:00 - 19:35ZQN-MEL
3h 35mdirect
Tue, 20 Aug - Tue, 10 Sep
09:15 - 14:30MEL-ZQN
3h 15mdirect
15:30 - 17:10ZQN-MEL
3h 40mdirect
$493Air New Zealand
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Wed, 19 Jun - Wed, 26 Jun
09:15 - 14:30MEL-ZQN
3h 15mdirect
15:30 - 17:10ZQN-MEL
3h 40mdirect
$497Air New Zealand
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Wed, 5 Jun - Wed, 12 Jun
11:35 - 16:45MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
18:00 - 19:35ZQN-MEL
3h 35mdirect
$526Virgin Australia
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Thu, 25 Jul - Mon, 29 Jul
11:35 - 16:45MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
18:00 - 19:35ZQN-MEL
3h 35mdirect
$533Virgin Australia
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Wed, 24 Jul - Sun, 28 Jul
07:40 - 12:50MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
14:05 - 15:35ZQN-MEL
3h 30mdirect
$628Qantas Airways
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Tue, 11 Jun - Tue, 25 Jun
07:40 - 12:50MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
14:05 - 15:35ZQN-MEL
3h 30mdirect
$633Qantas Airways
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Tue, 11 Jun - Tue, 18 Jun

Flights from Melbourne to Queenstown - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Melbourne to Queenstown to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest Melbourne to Queenstown flight route?

The cheapest price for flight routes found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks for one-way flights from Melbourne to Queenstown.
Our data shows that the cheapest route for a one-way flight from Melbourne to Queenstown cost $230 and was between Melbourne Airport and Queenstown. On average, the best prices are found if you fly this route. The average price for a return flight for this route is $433.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Melbourne to Queenstown?

The average price of all flights from Melbourne to Queenstown clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
When flying from Melbourne to Queenstown, you should consider leaving on a Monday and avoid Saturdays if you are looking for the best rates. For your return to Melbourne, you’ll find the best rates on Fridays and the most expensive ones on Sundays.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Queenstown?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Melbourne to Queenstown, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Melbourne to Queenstown is October, where tickets cost $436 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and January, where the average cost of tickets is $649 and $579 respectively.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Queenstown?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Melbourne to Queenstown, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Melbourne to Queenstown, you should book around 2 days before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 41 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Queenstown?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
The best deals for a one-way ticket found by KAYAK users over the last 3 days were on Jetstar ($248) and Air New Zealand ($295). The cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Jetstar ($420) and Air New Zealand ($493).

Which airlines fly direct between Melbourne and Queenstown?

Airline and price data is aggregated from results in KAYAK’s search results from the last 2 weeks for flights from Melbourne to Queenstown.
There are 4 airlines that fly direct from Melbourne to Queenstown. They are: Air New Zealand, Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia. The cheapest price of all airlines flying this route was found with Jetstar at $319 for a one-way flight. On average, the best prices for this route can be found at Jetstar.

How many flights are there between Melbourne and Queenstown per day?

Each day, there are between 1 and 5 nonstop flights that take off from Melbourne and land in Queenstown, with an average flight time of 3h 10m. The most common departure time is 06:00 and most flights take off in the morning. Each week, there are 21 flights. The most frequent day of departure is Sunday, when 24% of all weekly flights depart. The fewest flights depart on a Tuesday.

Which cabin class options are there for flights between Melbourne and Queenstown?

The average price of flights for each cabin class for the route found by users searching on KAYAK over the last 2 weeks.
There is only one cabin class option available for the route, which is Economy. Perform a search on KAYAK to find the latest prices and availability for all cabin fares, which differ across airlines.

How long does a flight from Melbourne to Queenstown take?

Flying between Queenstown and Melbourne will take minimum 3h 05m and will require at least one stop.

Good to know

Cheapest flight

$248
Flight from Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) to Queenstown

When to book flights from Melbourne to Queenstown

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Melbourne to Queenstown based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs for booking flights from Melbourne to Queenstown

  • What is the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Queenstown?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Melbourne to Queenstown was $151 for a one-way ticket and $256 for a return.

  • Which airports will I be using when flying from Melbourne to Queenstown?

    When flying out of Melbourne you will be using one of these airports: Melbourne Avalon or Melbourne. You will be landing at Queenstown Intl.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Melbourne to Queenstown?

    We unfortunately don’t have that data for this specific route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Melbourne to Queenstown?

    Star Alliance, and oneworld are the airline alliances operating flights between Melbourne and Queenstown, with oneworld being the most commonly used for this route.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Melbourne to Queenstown?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Melbourne to Queenstown.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Melbourne to Queenstown?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Queenstown from Melbourne is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Melbourne to Queenstown?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Queenstown with an airline and back to Melbourne with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Melbourne to Queenstown?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Queenstown from Melbourne up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Prefer to fly direct from Melbourne to Queenstown Intl?

Find which airlines fly direct from Melbourne to Queenstown Intl, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

Melbourne to Queenstown Intl

Monday

Air New Zealand, Emirates, Etihad Airways, +5 more

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Tuesday

Air New Zealand, Emirates, Etihad Airways, +5 more

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Wednesday

Air New Zealand, Emirates, Etihad Airways, +5 more

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Thursday

Air New Zealand, Emirates, Etihad Airways, +5 more

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Friday

Air New Zealand, Emirates, Etihad Airways, +5 more

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Saturday

Air New Zealand, Emirates, Etihad Airways, +5 more

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Sunday

Air New Zealand, Emirates, Etihad Airways, +5 more

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

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Direct returns

Queenstown Intl to Melbourne

Monday

Air New Zealand, Emirates, Etihad Airways, +5 more

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Tuesday

Air New Zealand, Emirates, Etihad Airways, +5 more

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Wednesday

Air New Zealand, Emirates, Etihad Airways, +5 more

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Thursday

Air New Zealand, Emirates, Etihad Airways, +5 more

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Friday

Air New Zealand, Emirates, Etihad Airways, +5 more

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Saturday

Air New Zealand, Emirates, Etihad Airways, +5 more

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Sunday

Air New Zealand, Emirates, Etihad Airways, +5 more

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from Melbourne to Queenstown found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
29/5Wed
directJetstar
3h 10mMEL-ZQN
$248
23/7Tue
directJetstar
3h 10mMEL-ZQN
$262
26/6Wed
directAir New Zealand
3h 15mMEL-ZQN
$295
21/8Wed
directVirgin Australia
3h 10mMEL-ZQN
$297
14/6Fri
1 stopAir New Zealand
13h 00mMEL-ZQN
$318
1/6Sat
directQantas Airways
3h 10mMEL-ZQN
$364
1/7Mon
1 stopVirgin Australia
16h 50mMEL-ZQN
$366
21/8Wed
1 stop
15h 25mMEL-ZQN
$377
23/7Tue
1 stopQantas Airways
11h 25mAVV-ZQN
$393
25/6Tue
2 stops
11h 40mAVV-ZQN
$467

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Last minute flights from Melbourne to Queenstown

Last minute flight, train and bus deals

 
These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights from Melbourne to Queenstown that are departing in the next 10 days.
26/5Sun
directJetstar
3h 10mMEL-ZQN
29/5Wed
directJetstar
3h 25mZQN-MEL
$467
26/5Sun
directJetstar
3h 10mMEL-ZQN
29/5Wed
directJetstar
3h 25mZQN-MEL
$495
25/5Sat
direct
3h 10mMEL-ZQN
31/5Fri
direct
3h 25mZQN-MEL
$554
25/5Sat
multi-stop
20h 30mMEL-ZQN
31/5Fri
direct
3h 25mZQN-MEL
$593
25/5Sat
multi-stopVirgin Australia
25h 30mMEL-ZQN
31/5Fri
multi-stopVirgin Australia
7h 25mZQN-MEL
$669
26/5Sun
multi-stopQantas Airways
6h 30mMEL-ZQN
29/5Wed
multi-stopQantas Airways
8h 40mZQN-MEL
$715
24/5Fri
multi-stopAir New Zealand
16h 10mMEL-ZQN
26/5Sun
multi-stopAir New Zealand
22h 40mZQN-MEL
$772
26/5Sun
multi-stopQantas Airways
6h 30mMEL-ZQN
29/5Wed
multi-stopQantas Airways
19h 25mZQN-MEL
$803
24/5Fri
multi-stopVirgin Australia
20h 10mMEL-ZQN
26/5Sun
multi-stopVirgin Australia
7h 10mZQN-MEL
$815
27/5Mon
multi-stopAir New Zealand
9h 20mMEL-ZQN
28/5Tue
multi-stopAir New Zealand
27h 05mZQN-MEL
$867

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Flights to Queenstown

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Queenstown (ZQN)New Zealand

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Queenstown - Melbourne

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