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The cheapest times to fly from ZQN to SEA are

  • January 22nd to March 25th
  • April 16th to June 24th
  • October 15th to December 2nd

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 SEA is early June. Prices can be as high as $2715 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $834 for Tuesday flights around early June.

 

When to Fly to Seattle

Flying from Queenstown (ZQN) to Seattle, WA (SEA) will usually cost between $1113 to $1793 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $921. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2305. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1384 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1414 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZQN to SEA flight.

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

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ZQN to SEA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZQN to SEA flight is slightly 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 $0.12, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Seattle, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Queenstown. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $121 (8%) 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 $1334. Return trip prices are from the SEA to ZQN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ZQN to SEA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 43 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 SEA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Portland International Airport (PDX) in Portland, OR

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from SEA
  • Usually 15.56% less expensive than SEA
  • 2-layover flights available

See ZQN to PDX flights

 

Flight Hacking ZQN to SEA

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 SEA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1188
  • Average savings: $226 (15.98%)

See ZQN to CHC flights

Hack #2: Christchurch (ZQN > CHC > SEA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1276
  • Average savings: $138 (9.76%)

See ZQN to AKL flights

Hack #3: Sydney (ZQN > SYD > SEA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1278
  • Average savings: $137 (9.65%)

See ZQN to SYD flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, ANA, China Eastern, Delta, EVA Air, Hawaiian, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Seattle/Tacoma International Airport to Queenstown Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7630 miles or 12279 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZQN to SEA flight is about 14 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Queenstown and Seattle, WA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from ZQN to SEA.

 

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 SEA
Destination airport name Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
City Seattle, WA
Country the United States
Latitude 47.5
Longitude -122.3

 

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