The cheapest times to fly from ZQN to CMH are

  • January 15th to April 8th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to June 17th

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 CMH is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $3153 for Thursday flights during early January, or as low as $1368 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Columbus

Flying from Queenstown (ZQN) to Columbus, OH (CMH) will usually cost between $1478 to $2248 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $1486. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2615. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1129 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1575 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZQN to CMH flight.

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

ZQN to CMH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZQN to CMH flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Queenstown. 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 fly to CMH, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ZQN. Thursdays 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 $115 (7%) 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 CMH 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 CMH 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 59 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from ZQN to CMH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in Cleveland, OH

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 0.25% less expensive than CMH
  • 2-layover flights available

See ZQN to CLE flights


Flight Hacking ZQN to CMH

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 ZQN to CMH — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1402
  • Average savings: $174 (11.02%)

See ZQN to IAH flights

Hack #2: Houston, TX (ZQN > IAH > CMH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1411
  • Average savings: $165 (10.44%)

See ZQN to LAX flights

Hack #3: Brisbane (ZQN > BNE > CMH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1450
  • Average savings: $125 (7.94%)

See ZQN to BNE flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ZQN to CMH? 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, Qantas, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Glenn Columbus International Airport to Queenstown Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8890 miles or 14307 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZQN to CMH flight is about 16 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Queenstown and Columbus, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from ZQN to CMH.


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 CMH
Destination airport name John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City Columbus, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 40
Longitude -82.9


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