The cheapest times to fly from ATL to ZQN are

  • January 29th to March 18th
  • May 14th to June 17th
  • August 13th to September 23rd
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 ATL to ZQN is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $3068 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $1259 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Queenstown

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Queenstown (ZQN) will usually cost between $1294 to $2447 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1363. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2734. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1371 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1603 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to ZQN flight.

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

ATL to ZQN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to ZQN flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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 to Queenstown, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Atlanta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $176 (10%) 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 $1608. Return trip prices are from the ZQN to ATL 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 ATL to ZQN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL to ZQN

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ATL to ZQN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (ATL > LAX > ZQN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1423
  • Average savings: $181 (11.26%)

See ATL to LAX flights

Hack #2: Auckland (ATL > AKL > ZQN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1563
  • Average savings: $40 (2.5%)

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Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (ATL > SFO > ZQN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1582
  • Average savings: $22 (1.34%)

See ATL to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Queenstown Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8580 miles or 13808 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to ZQN flight is about 16 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Queenstown?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 39 available flights from ATL to ZQN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATL
Origination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4

Return Airport

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


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