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Cheap Flights from Auckland to Queenstown & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA CodeAKL
Destination Airport IATA CodeALR
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time1 hour 54 mins

Helpful Auckland to Queenstown (AKL - ALR) Flight Information

Traveling From Auckland
Origin Airport IATA Code AKL
Traveling To Queenstown
Destination Airport IATA Code ALR
Number of Airlines Serving 11
Available Airlines
Distance 1024 km
Direct Flight Time 1 50
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Auckland to Queenstown

Is it possible to fly from Auckland to Queenstown right now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will inform you of health advisories or flying restrictions if you're planning to book a flight to Queenstown from Auckland.

How long is a direct flight from Auckland to Queenstown?

Nonstop flights can be booked between Auckland and Queenstown and take around 1 hour and 53 minutes. But the journey of 652 miles could whizz by in 1 hour and 50 minutes depending on a few factors like the wind direction and weather.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Queenstown due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Queenstown booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Auckland to Queenstown flights?

Are you jetsetting from Auckland to Queenstown and not sure where you'll be flying into and out of? Chances are you'll be checking your bag in at Auckland Airport and grabbing it from the carousel at Queenstown Airport.

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Auckland to Queenstown?

If you're flying from Auckland to Queenstown, you have a number of airlines to pick from. With 195 flights each month, Air New Zealand is the preferred choice for many regular travellers. Another fantastic air carrier that provides 60 flights on this route monthly is Jetstar. Compare the ticket prices, book your seat and get ready to pack your bags!

How many flights are there from Auckland to Queenstown?

A world of fun and surprises is waiting for you in Queenstown. Get your adventure underway by booking one of the 8 flights on offer daily from Auckland to Queenstown.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Auckland to Queenstown 

Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Auckland to Queenstown, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Auckland to Queenstown is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Auckland to Queenstown  

Every day between Auckland and Queenstown, 32 flights from 11 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with EVA Air, American Airlines, Etihad Airways, LATAM Airlines, Qantas, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, Jetstar, United Airlines, Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 1hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 1024 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Auckland to Queenstown — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Auckland to Queenstown to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Place to stay after flight from Auckland to Queenstown

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

4 out of 5
Corner of Earl and Marine Parade, Queenstown
The price is £105 per night from 22 Jun to 22 Jun
This family-friendly Queenstown hotel is located on a lake, just steps away from Williams Cottage and Lake Wakatipu. Skyline Gondola is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) ...
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
"Great location, large rooms with balconies/access to the garden, large selection of tea and coffee in the room. And fantastic service from the staff at reception. Will definitely stay here again."

Reviewed on 22 Dec 2019

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside
Ramada Queenstown Central

Ramada Queenstown Central

4 out of 5
24 Frankton Road, Queenstown
The price is £79 per night from 22 Jun to 22 Jun
Located near the slopes, this Queenstown hotel is situated in the mountains, within a 15-minute walk of Lake Wakatipu and Skyline Gondola, and is convenient ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
"Had a super room with Lake view. Was well furnished very modern with laundry facilities in the bathroom. The parking is excessive at $49.50 a day . We parked kerbside beside the hotel for free 😊"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2020

Ramada Queenstown Central
Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview

Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview

4 out of 5
88 Frankton Road, Queenstown
The price is £67 per night from 22 Jun to 22 Jun
Located in the heart of Queenstown, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of St Josephs Parish, Lake Wakatipu and Skyline Gondola. Queenstown Ice Arena and Church ...
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
"Lovely little hotel with modern and spacious rooms. Town center is a short walk away. Would stay there again"

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2020

Copthorne Hotel & Apartments Queenstown Lakeview

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Oaks Queenstown Shores Resort

Oaks Queenstown Shores Resort

4.5 out of 5
327-343 Frankton Road, Queenstown
The price is £73 per night from 22 Jun to 22 Jun
Situated on the waterfront, this luxury aparthotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Queenstown Hill, Lake Wakatipu and Skyline Gondola. St Josephs Parish and Queenstown ...
3.7/5Good! (3 reviews)
Our apt over looked the lake.
"The apartment was tastefully decorated however there was only one telephone in the apt which was centrally located in the kitchen. Which was not ideal when you wanted an sadly wake up call in the morning."

Reviewed on 13 Feb 2017

Oaks Queenstown Shores Resort
Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown Lakefront

Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown Lakefront

4 out of 5
27 Frankton Road, Queenstown
The price is £81 per night from 22 Jun to 22 Jun
This family-friendly Queenstown hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of St Josephs Parish, Lake Wakatipu and Skyline Gondola. Queenstown Ice ...
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
"Der Service des Personals an der Rezeption ist unzureichend. Eine Aussage 'Sorry, nicht vorgesehen ist bei berechtigten Anliegen einfach zu wenig."

Reviewed on 21 Oct 2017

Copthorne Hotel and Resort Queenstown Lakefront
Kamana Lakehouse

Kamana Lakehouse

4.5 out of 5
139 Fernhill Road, Queenstown
The price is £110 per night from 22 Jun to 22 Jun
This family-friendly Queenstown hotel is located in the mountains, within 2 mi (3 km) of TSS Earnslaw Steamship, Skyline Gondola and Queenstown Gardens. Queenstown ...
Kamana Lakehouse
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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.