Flights from Auckland to Queenstown

Selected fares from Auckland to Queenstown

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
AKL ZQN Mon, Jan 4 - Tue, Jan 12 $198
AKL ZQN Mon, Jan 4 - Tue, Jan 12 $362
AKL ZQN Fri, Jul 3 - Sun, Jul 5 $916

Auckland and Queenstown airports and terminals

Airports in Auckland , NZ

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    Auckland Airport (AKL)

    Distance from City Center: 11.2 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from AKL to ZQN

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal D Air New Zealand
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Airports in Queenstown , NZ

map of airports in Queenstown
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    Frankton Airport (ZQN)

    Distance from City Center: 3.9 miles

    Carriers for flights from AKL to ZQN

    Carriers
    Air New Zealand
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Featured Queenstown Airport Hotels

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Luxury Lake Suites

4 stars
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875 Frankton Road Map

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Goldridge Resort

3 stars
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594 Frankton Rd Map

Stay in a 3 star Qualmark 75 room resort with a friendly and helpful team of people dedicated to delivering the best possible services. Our international and business visitors choose us because of... More

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The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments Queenstown

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377 Frankton Road Map

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Villa Del Lago Queenstown

5 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

249 Frankton Road Map

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239 Frankton Rd Map

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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Auckland to Queenstown

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jun 25 Auckland (AKL) Queenstown (ZQN) Qantas $222
Earn $2.22
Return Sun, Jun 28 Queenstown (ZQN) Auckland (AKL) Qantas

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Auckland to Queenstown

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Jun 21 Auckland (AKL) Queenstown (ZQN) Qantas $200
Earn $2.00
Return Thu, Jun 25 Queenstown (ZQN) Auckland (AKL) Qantas

Best one-week trip in June from Auckland to Queenstown

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jun 13 Auckland (AKL) Queenstown (ZQN) Qantas $222
Earn $2.22
Return Sat, Jun 20 Queenstown (ZQN) Auckland (AKL) Qantas
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from Auckland to Queenstown

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jul 3 Auckland (AKL) Queenstown (ZQN) Air New Zealand $362
Earn $3.62
Return Sun, Jul 5 Queenstown (ZQN) Auckland (AKL) Air New Zealand

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Auckland to Queenstown

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jul 22 Auckland (AKL) Queenstown (ZQN) Qantas $198
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Return Wed, Sep 9 Queenstown (ZQN) Auckland (AKL) Qantas

Best one-week trip in July from Auckland to Queenstown

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jul 1 Auckland (AKL) Queenstown (ZQN) Qantas $281
Earn $2.81
Return Wed, Jul 8 Queenstown (ZQN) Auckland (AKL) Qantas
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August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Auckland to Queenstown

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Aug 20 Auckland (AKL) Queenstown (ZQN) Air New Zealand $362
Earn $3.62
Return Sun, Aug 23 Queenstown (ZQN) Auckland (AKL) Air New Zealand

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Auckland to Queenstown

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 1 Auckland (AKL) Queenstown (ZQN) Qantas $198
Earn $1.98
Return Sat, Aug 15 Queenstown (ZQN) Auckland (AKL) Qantas
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Book Your Flight from Auckland to Queenstown

Flying From Auckland

Finding low-fare flights from Auckland is simple with the help of Orbitz.com. Flights originate at Auckland Airport, which is located in the Auckland suburb of Mangere. It is approximately 21 kilometers, or a 40-minute drive, from the city center. Auckland Airport is the central hub for Air New Zealand and is also serviced by many other airlines offering international flights, such as British Airways, Emirates, and Air China.

Parking at the Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport offers several types of parking near the terminals, including short-term and long-term covered and uncovered parking. Business Express parking is available, as is a park-and-ride with shuttle service to the terminal.

Transportation to the Airport

An Airbus service is available for transport to the airport from Auckland's CBD and downtown ferry rerminal. Tickets are available on the bus for approximately NZ$16. There are several taxi and shuttle services that can transport you to the airport from the city of Auckland. They include Alert Taxis, North Shore Taxis, and Super Shuttle. Taxi fares to the Auckland Airport are between NZ$60 to NZ$80. When you book your tickets with Orbitz.com, you can find car rental services to and from Auckland.

Restaurants at Auckland Airport

At Auckland Airport, there are over 20 restaurant options for grabbing a quick bite before your flight. There is Espresso Plus, where you can get an iced coffee and café foods. Hayama Sushi and Sumo Salad offer tasty alternatives to fast food. If it is fast food you are looking for, McDonald's, Burger King, and Subway offer tasty sandwiches. You can find whatever you are in the mood for at the airport after booking your flights from Auckland with Orbitz.com.

Vacationing in Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand, has quickly become a top destination for resort travelers, and Orbitz.com is a top travel tool for researching cheap flights to Queenstown. The coastal town is served by Queenstown International Airport, located in Franklin on New Zealand's South Island. The airport handles approximately one million passengers a year, offering service through Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia. International flights to the island arrive through Australia.

Getting around in Queenstown

Queenstown Airport offers a myriad of options for getting you from the baggage claim to your hotel. If you've booked a rental car through Orbitz.com, the 13 rental agencies are located directly inside the terminal. Connectabus offers connections from the airport to Queenstown hotels and resorts on a 15-minute schedule, while Connexions and Tracknet bus services offer daily transportation from the airport to points in and around Queenstown. Private car services such as Corporate Cabs and Queenstown Taxis pick up outside of the terminals.

Weather in Queenstown

The climate in Queenstown tends to be mild, with the average high being 73 degrees in February, the warmest month. The coolest month is July, with average temperatures maxing out at 47 degrees. Queenstown is fairly dry but does see snow in the months of June through early October, so you can leave the umbrella behind in favor of an extra sweater.

Things to Do in Queenstown

Located along the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is the perfect destination for the adventurous. Activities include skiing, river rafting, canyon swinging, and horseback riding. For those who enjoy scenic hikes, there are several trails that wend their way through beautiful mountain and lake settings. Central Otago, just outside of Queenstown, is also a popular destination for fans of The Lord of the Rings, as it is a setting for many of the Middle-earth scenes. Historians can delve into Queenstown's vibrant gold-mining past, even panning for gold themselves. Whatever activity you have in mind, look to Orbitz.com when you're ready to search for cheap flights to Queenstown, New Zealand.

Interesting facts about flights from Auckland to Queenstown

    • 3 direct flights are operating from Auckland to Queenstown today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 50m.
    • Air New Zealand flight 643 (8:45 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's earliest available flight from Auckland to Queenstown.
    • Air New Zealand flight 647 (2:15 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's latest available flight from Auckland to Queenstown.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Auckland to Queenstown (Air New Zealand flight 641, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 1h 50m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Auckland to Queenstown (Air New Zealand flight 641, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 1h 50m.
    • Flights from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Frankton Airport (ZQN) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Auckland to Queenstown on Wed, May 6, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Air New Zealand/Air New Zealand NZ513/NZ5001 AKL 7:50 AM ZQN 12:35 PM 320/AT7 4hr 45min