Queenstown to Melbourne flights from £224

Flights starting at £224. Choose between Jetstar Airways, Air New Zealand, or Virgin Australia Airlines to find the best price.

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Cheapest one-way trip

£224

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£224

Cheapest round-trip

£397

Average round-trip

£499

Nonstop flights in December

£224 – £621

Round trips

Queenstown ZQNMelbourne MEL

Jetstar Airways

£623
Queenstown ZQNMelbourne MEL

Multiple carriers

£624

Updated:

2148 km
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Book your trip to arrive at Melbourne, Avalon, Essendon, or Melbourne-Southern Cross. The distance between Queenstown and Melbourne is 2148 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Jetstar Airways, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Airlines, Qantas, and Link Airways. Queenstown and Melbourne have 203 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Air New Zealand on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Qantas on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Virgin Australia Airlines on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Queenstown to Melbourne

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Air New ZealandANZNZYes0
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Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVAYes0
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QantasQFAQFYes0
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Link Airways FCNoOpens 24 days before flight
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Australia COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from New Zealand can enter Melbourne (AUS), MEL, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in public

Return

Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Australia in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Queenstown to Melbourne?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Queenstown and Melbourne takes around 3.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between Queenstown and Melbourne?
The flight distance between Queenstown and Melbourne is 2148 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Queenstown and Melbourne?
Several carriers operate flights between Queenstown and Melbourne. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Air New Zealand, Qantas, Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Queenstown?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Queenstown and Auckland, Sydney, Wellington, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Bangkok, Nelson, Manila, Singapore, Napier, Cairns, Perth, Kuala Lumpur, London, Tauranga, Rarotonga, Honolulu, New Plymouth, Krabi, Port Vila.
What are the most popular routes to and from Melbourne?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Melbourne and Sydney, Auckland, Denpasar, Christchurch, Brisbane, Perth, Bangkok, Singapore, Manila, Gold Coast, Adelaide, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Hobart, London, Seoul, Ho Chi Minh City, Cairns, Mumbai, Hanoi.
What airports are near Queenstown?
The main airport in Queenstown is Queenstown. It is also served by Queenstown, Dunedin, Invercargill.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Queenstown and Melbourne?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Queenstown and Melbourne thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Queenstown and Melbourne can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Queenstown and Melbourne?
Currently, you can fly between Queenstown and Melbourne with Jetstar Airways, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Airlines, Qantas, Link Airways.
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