Cheap Flights from Gold Coast to Queenstown (OOL to ZQN)

Compare Cheap Flights from Gold coast to Queenstown, New Zealand

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Cheapest one-way price for the current month from $230*
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Cheapest month September 2024
Most expensive month September 2024
Average flight time 1h 20m

Queenstown Guide

Compare Cheap Gold Coast to Queenstown Flights

Book your flights from Gold Coast (OOL) to Queenstown (ZQN) and discover New Zealand's adventure capital. Located near Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by towering mountain peaks, Queenstown is one of the most picturesque cities in the country. With a nonstop flight time of 3 h 15 min, it's the ultimate weekend getaway for Aussie's looking for an adrenaline rush. Start your trip off by tackling the famous AJ Hackett Bungy, zip-lining past the lush landscape or hitting the slopes at New Zealand's top ski resorts, The Remarkables and Coronet Peak. Once you've had your fill of adventure, explore Queenstown's food scene and lively nightlife.

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Best time to visit Queenstown

The best time to visit Queenstown

The best time to visit Queenstown is during the summer months. From December to February, temperatures are warm and the days are long with the sun only setting after 9:30 pm. If you're planning your trip over this period, you'll need to book your flights from Gold Coast to Queenstown well in advance. It's the busiest time of year for the city and airfare prices skyrocket to meet the demand. If you're a winter sports enthusiast, plan your holiday between June and August. The skiing conditions are at their best, and you'll have perfect weather for helicopter tours.


Departing from Gold Coast

The Gold Coast Airport is the sixth busiest airport in Australia. It operates direct flights from OOL to ZQN with Jetstar Airlines. There are also connecting options available that have stopovers in Christchurch, Auckland and Sydney.

Getting to Gold Coast Airport

The cheapest way to get from the city to Gold Coast Airport is with the public bus. It runs between the city and the airport every day. The Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle Bus is also an affordable option. It's a door-to-door service that collects passengers from Tweed Heads to Runaway Bay. If you don't want to take public transportation, you can hail a metered taxi or use a ride-sharing service like Uber. A one-way trip from Surfer's Paradise to the airport costs on average $30-60 AUD.

Parking at Gold Coast Airport

The Gold Coast Airport has a variety of parking options to suit your travelling needs and budget. Here are the parking lots available at the airport.

Where to Park at Gold Coast Airport

  • Premium Covered Parking: This is the best option for travellers that want to save time at the airport. It's the closest parking option to the check-in counters and has a private walkway.
  • Budget Parking: Keep your parking costs down by leaving your car in this lot. There are covered and uncovered lots that cost as little as $16 AUD per day.

Arriving in Queenstown

Queenstown Airport is the fourth busiest airport in New Zealand. It mainly operates flights to domestic destinations and a few international destinations in the Pacific.

How to Get from Queenstown Airport to Your Queenstown Hotel or Accommodation

For budget travellers, the best way to get from the airport into Queenstown is with the public bus. The service runs from 6:00 am to midnight every day and costs $ 8 NZD ($7.62 AUD) for adults. You can also download the Choice app to see real-time schedules. Another affordable option is the airport's shuttle services. For $10 NZD ($9.52) the bus will collect you from the arrival terminal and drop you off at your hotel in Queenstown. If you'd prefer to take a taxi, you'll find the cab drivers waiting outside of the terminal building. Fares cost on average $30 NZD ($29.56 AUD), and it takes about 15-minutes to reach the city centre depending on the traffic. Other options include hiring a car from the airport. You'll find various car rental agencies inside the terminal building. It's recommended to book your vehicle before you arrive, especially if you're travelling to New Zealand during high season.

Things to do

Things to do in Queenstown

Drive to Skipper's Canyon

For a scenic road trip from Queenstown, join a tour and head out to Skipper's Canyon. Most rental companies will not cover insurance for this route due to the narrow and winding roads.

Go Skiing in the Remarkables

The Remarkables is one of the best skiing destinations in New Zealand. The ski season lasts from June to September, and you can catch a shuttle bus from Queenstown to the resort.

Go bungy jumping

The AJ Hackett Bungy is one of Queenstown's top attractions. It's the first bungee in the world and is a 43-meter jump from the bridge down into the Kawarau Gorge.