The cheapest times to fly from FLL to ZQN are

  • February 12th to June 17th (except the weeks of March 26th and April 30th)
  • August 13th to October 28th (except the week of October 8th)

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 FLL to ZQN is late May. Prices can be as high as $3519 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $1177 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Queenstown

Flying from Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) to Queenstown (ZQN) will usually cost between $1269 to $2721 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $1264. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2965. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1701 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1495 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FLL to ZQN flight.

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

FLL to ZQN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FLL to ZQN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Fort Lauderdale. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Fort Lauderdale. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $162 (9%) 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 $1597. Return trip prices are from the ZQN to FLL 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 FLL 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 14 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking FLL 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 FLL to ZQN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Auckland (FLL > AKL > ZQN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1404
  • Average savings: $91 (6.09%)

See FLL to AKL flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (FLL > LAX > ZQN)

  • Price for both tickets: $1425
  • Average savings: $70 (4.68%)

See FLL to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, EVA Air, Hawaiian, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Queenstown Airport to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8473 miles or 13636 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FLL to ZQN flight is about 16 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Lauderdale, FL and Queenstown?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from FLL to ZQN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FLL
Origination airport name Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
City Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.1
Longitude -80.1

Return Airport

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


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