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Find cheap flights from Queenstown to Melbourne from $156

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from Queenstown to Melbourne departing on 8/5. 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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These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results in flight searches from Queenstown to Melbourne, as well as popular online travel agencies
These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results in flight searches from Queenstown to Melbourne, as well as popular online travel agencies
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Cheap flight deals from Queenstown to Melbourne (ZQN-MEL)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from Queenstown to Melbourne that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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20:40 - 22:05ZQN-MEL
3h 25mdirect
06:20 - 11:30MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
$494Jetstar
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Tue, 9 Jul - Thu, 18 Jul
20:40 - 22:05ZQN-MEL
3h 25mdirect
06:20 - 11:30MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
$565Jetstar
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Sat, 6 Jul - Thu, 18 Jul
20:40 - 22:05ZQN-MEL
3h 25mdirect
06:20 - 11:30MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
$568Jetstar
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Mon, 8 Jul - Fri, 19 Jul
20:40 - 22:05ZQN-MEL
3h 25mdirect
06:20 - 11:30MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
$575Jetstar
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Sat, 6 Jul - Thu, 18 Jul
07:00 - 08:05ZQN-MEL
27h 05m1 stop
06:20 - 11:30MEL-ZQN
3h 10mdirect
Tue, 9 Jul - Thu, 18 Jul
20:40 - 22:05ZQN-MEL
3h 25mdirect
18:15 - 08:40MEL-ZQN
12h 25m1 stop
Mon, 8 Jul - Fri, 19 Jul
07:20 - 08:05ZQN-MEL
26h 45m1 stop
18:15 - 08:40MEL-ZQN
12h 25m1 stop
$714Air New Zealand
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Mon, 8 Jul - Fri, 19 Jul
16:20 - 10:50ZQN-MEL
20h 30m2 stops
18:55 - 09:40MEL-ZQN
12h 45m1 stop
$928Air New Zealand
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Sat, 6 Jul - Thu, 18 Jul
16:25 - 20:15ZQN-AVV
6h 50m1 stop
06:00 - 14:30AVV-ZQN
6h 30m1 stop
$1,140Qantas Airways
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Tue, 1 Oct - Thu, 31 Oct
10:25 - 22:50ZQN-AVV
14h 25m2 stops
10:35 - 19:25AVV-ZQN
6h 50m1 stop
$1,197Qantas Airways
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Sun, 7 Jul - Sat, 20 Jul

Flights from Queenstown to Melbourne - Travel Insights & Trends

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

What is the cheapest Queenstown to Melbourne flight route?

The cheapest price for flight routes found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks for one-way flights from Queenstown to Melbourne.
Our data shows that the cheapest route for a one-way flight from Queenstown to Melbourne cost $167 and was between Queenstown and Melbourne Airport. On average, the best prices are found if you fly this route. The average price for a return flight for this route is $420.

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

The average price of all flights from Queenstown to Melbourne clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
If you are looking for a flight deal from Queenstown to Melbourne, look for departures on Fridays and avoid leaving on a Thursday, as it's usually the priciest day. When flying back from Melbourne, Monday is the cheapest day to fly and Saturday is the most expensive.

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

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Queenstown to Melbourne, 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 Queenstown to Melbourne is August, where tickets cost $494 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are January and December, where the average cost of tickets is $972 and $786 respectively.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Queenstown to Melbourne, 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 Queenstown to Melbourne, you should book around 4 days before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 51 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Queenstown to Melbourne?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets to Melbourne from Queenstown were found on Jetstar ($156) and Air New Zealand ($271), and the lowest return tickets were found on Jetstar ($494) and Air New Zealand ($714).

Which airlines fly direct between Queenstown and Melbourne?

Airline and price data is aggregated from results in KAYAK’s search results from the last 2 weeks for flights from Queenstown to Melbourne.
There are 3 airlines that fly direct from Queenstown to Melbourne. They are: Air New Zealand, Jetstar and Qantas Airways. The cheapest price of all airlines flying this route was found with Jetstar at $279 for a one-way flight. On average, the best prices for this route can be found at Jetstar.

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

Each day, there are between 1 and 5 nonstop flights that take off from Queenstown and land in Melbourne, with an average flight time of 3h 30m. The most common departure time is 20:00 and most flights take off in the afternoon, while the most flights land at Melbourne Airport. Each week, there are 20 flights. The most frequent day of departure is Sunday, when 25% of all weekly flights depart. The fewest flights depart on a Monday.

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

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 Queenstown to Melbourne take?

There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK. The shortest multi-flight duration is 3h 25m.

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Cheapest flight

$156
Flight from Queenstown to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)

When to book flights from Queenstown to Melbourne

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Queenstown to Melbourne 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 Queenstown to Melbourne

  • What is the cheapest flight from Queenstown to Melbourne?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Queenstown to Melbourne was $92 for a one-way ticket and $292 for a return.

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

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

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

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

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Queenstown to Melbourne?

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

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

    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 Queenstown to Melbourne.

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

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Melbourne from Queenstown 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 Queenstown to Melbourne?

    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 Melbourne with an airline and back to Queenstown with another airline.

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

    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 Melbourne from Queenstown 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 Queenstown Intl to Melbourne?

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

Direct departures

Queenstown Intl to Melbourne

Monday

Air New Zealand, Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines, +5 more

Air New Zealand, Etihad Airways, +6 more

Tuesday

Emirates, Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand, +4 more

Emirates, Qantas Airways, +5 more

Wednesday

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

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Thursday

Emirates, Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand, +4 more

Emirates, Qantas Airways, +5 more

Friday

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

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Saturday

Emirates, Jetstar, Qantas Airways, +5 more

Emirates, Jetstar, +6 more

Sunday

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

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

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Direct returns

Melbourne to Queenstown Intl

Monday

Air New Zealand, Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines, +5 more

Air New Zealand, Etihad Airways, +6 more

Tuesday

Emirates, Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand, +4 more

Emirates, Qantas Airways, +5 more

Wednesday

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

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Thursday

Emirates, Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand, +4 more

Emirates, Qantas Airways, +5 more

Friday

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

Air New Zealand, Emirates, +6 more

Saturday

Emirates, Jetstar, Qantas Airways, +5 more

Emirates, Jetstar, +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 Queenstown to Melbourne found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
8/5Wed
directJetstar
3h 25mZQN-MEL
$156
21/6Fri
directJetstar
3h 25mZQN-MEL
$159
26/8Mon
1 stopAir New Zealand
12h 25mZQN-MEL
$271
4/5Sat
directQantas Airways
3h 30mZQN-MEL
$308
1/6Sat
directQantas Airways
3h 30mZQN-MEL
$309
3/5Fri
1 stopVirgin Australia
7h 10mZQN-MEL
$311
14/5Tue
1 stopVirgin Australia
9h 20mZQN-MEL
$315
8/5Wed
1 stopAir New Zealand
21h 20mZQN-MEL
$337
1/6Sat
directEmirates
3h 30mZQN-MEL
$362
4/5Sat
2 stopsEmirates
50h 10mZQN-MEL
$1,470

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Queenstown - Melbourne Flights

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Queenstown (ZQN)New Zealand

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Melbourne - Queenstown

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