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Cheapest one-way trip

£193

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£193

Cheapest round-trip

£381

Average round-trip

£469

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£537

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The distance between Sydney and Queenstown is 1941 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia Airlines, and Regional Express. Sydney and Queenstown have 124 direct flights per week.

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Air New Zealand on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

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

Virgin Australia Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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QantasQFAQFYes0
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Air New ZealandANZNZYes0
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Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVAYes0
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Regional ExpressRXAZLNo0
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New Zealand COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Sydney, SYD can enter New Zealand, but there are restrictions.

Departure

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

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
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 New Zealand in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Sydney to Queenstown?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Sydney and Queenstown takes around 3.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Sydney and Queenstown?
The flight distance between Sydney and Queenstown is 1941 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Sydney and Queenstown?
Several carriers operate flights between Sydney and Queenstown. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Emirates, Qantas, Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines, Air New Zealand.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sydney?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sydney and Melbourne, Denpasar, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Manila, Hobart, Auckland, Bangkok, Cairns, New Delhi, Adelaide, Seoul, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Perth, Ballina, Kathmandu, London, Phuket City.
What are the most popular routes to and from Queenstown?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Queenstown and Auckland, Wellington, Melbourne, Singapore, Perth, Gold Coast, Napier, Brisbane, Christchurch, Darwin, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Cairns, Bangkok, Rotorua, Ho Chi Minh City, Tauranga, Adelaide, Tokyo, London.
Which airports are there in Sydney?
Sydney is mainly served by Sydney. But there are other airports nearby, including Rose Bay Seaplane Base, Sydney Bankstown Airport.
What airports are near Sydney?
The main airport in Sydney is Sydney. It is also served by Canberra, Newcastle, Bathurst, Illawarra Regional, Orange.
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 Sydney and Queenstown?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Sydney and Queenstown thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Sydney and Queenstown can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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