The cheapest times to fly from ZQN to WLG are

  • January 29th to April 1st (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 16th to June 24th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • November 19th to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ZQN to WLG is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $221 for Sunday flights during mid October, or as low as $50 for Tuesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Wellington

Flying from Queenstown (ZQN) to Wellington (WLG) will usually cost between $50 to $108 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $50. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $115. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $65 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $63 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZQN to WLG flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ZQN to WLG route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ZQN to WLG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZQN to WLG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Queenstown. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $28 (25%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $65. Return trip prices are from the WLG to ZQN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ZQN to WLG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 42 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ZQN to WLG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air New Zealand, British Airways, China Eastern, Emirates, EVA Air, Finnair, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Wellington International Airport to Queenstown Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 398 miles or 641 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ZQN to WLG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZQN to WLG flight is about 1 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Queenstown and Wellington?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 33 available flights from ZQN to WLG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ZQN
Origination airport name Queenstown Airport
City Queenstown
Country New Zealand
Latitude -45
Longitude 168.7

Return Airport

Destination code WLG
Destination airport name Wellington International Airport
City Wellington
Country New Zealand
Latitude -41.3
Longitude 174.8


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