Cheap flights from Sydney to Queenstown

Flight information Sydney to Queenstown

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1 airport

Which airlines fly from Sydney to Queenstown?

How easy is it to depart from Sydney Airport? 

Sydney Airport is the premier airport for Australia, and is a well-organised airport with 3 terminals.

  • Terminal 1 – is the international terminal.

You’ll find that T1 has currency exchange services, ATMs, restaurants, duty-free shops, airline lounges, information desks, free WiFi, and charging points. For transfers you can take the T-Bus or the AirTrain for $6. This fee is waived if you fly with Virgin Australia or Qantas.

Recommended arrival time for checking in for an international flight is 2-3 hours. 

What do I need before I depart from Sydney Airport?

  • All international travel requires passengers to carry a valid passport.

What information do I need to know before arriving in Queenstown?

The Queenstown Airport is a single terminal facility. It is the only hub serving Queenstown, and the local Otago region.

  • Main Terminal – all flights are directed here.

Travellers can access cash machines, foreign exchanger services, a couple of cafes, a small duty-free shop, a pharmacy, a bookshop, and free WiFi.

What is the weather like in Queenstown?

  • Summers average 21-23°C, and the winters are fairly mild in the township of Queenstown, averaging 6°C.

Is there a time difference between Sydney and Queenstown?

  • Queenstown is 3 hours ahead of Sydney.

Is Queenstown cheaper than Sydney?

Dining in Queenstown is more expensive, but for most other costs it trends a little bit cheaper than Sydney. If you’re on a budget, and on a skiing trip, Skyscanner have a guide on how to save money in Queenstown.

  Sydney Queenstown
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $90 150NZD ($140)
Average cost of a coffee $3.90 4.75NZD ($4.40)
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $45 25-35NZD ($23-32)
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