Flights from Queenstown

The magical lakeshores of Queenstown may keep you in their thrall for a long time, but if you seek adventure in other spectacular climes, you can find it from this port. Skyscanner can help you browse through all the places you can fly to quickly and easily, simply pop ‘everywhere’ into the search bar, and we’ll gather all of the destinations that you can reach from Queenstown in one fell swoop.

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Finding flights from Queenstown Airport (ZQN)

The Queenstown Airport (ZQN) is a small facility that serves as a gateway to the gorgeous Otago region of New Zealand. Set only 9km from Queenstown, the airport is easily accessible by buses, shuttles and taxis.

Queenstown Airport can connect you to destinations within New Zealand and Australia, but for cities outside of Australasia, you will need to transfer to a larger international hub.

Air New Zealand, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Qantas are the sole carriers operating out of Queenstown.

Popular destinations from Queenstown Airport

You can reach all the main cities of New Zealand in under two hours from this convenient airport. Fly to the nearby South Island city of Christchurch (CHC), the Garden City of the country, be charmed by windy Wellington (WLG) at the base of the North Island, or visit the country’s capital, Auckland (AKL), and spend a day on the lovely Waiheke Island.

You can also fly to some of Australia’s most popular destinations in under four hours, like the glitzy Gold Coast (OOL), the trendy city of Melbourne (MEL), or out to Sydney (SYD) to drink champagne along its stunning harbour.

However, if you’d like to explore other countries, you can do so easily from Auckland, Sydney or Melbourne’s airports, all of which offer 50-90 destinations around the world. To locations in the Amazon clad South America, the beach-strewn islands of the South Pacific, or the ancient kingdoms of Asia.


Please note that information is correct as of December 2016

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