# How far is Wellington from Queenstown?

The distance between Queenstown (Queenstown Airport) and Wellington (Wellington International Airport) is 398 miles / 641 kilometers / 346 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Queenstown (ZQN) to Wellington (WLG) is 569 miles / 916 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 17 hours 41 minutes.

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## Distance from Queenstown to Wellington

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Queenstown to Wellington. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 398.487 miles
• 641.303 kilometers
• 346.276 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 398.002 miles
• 640.522 kilometers
• 345.854 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Queenstown to Wellington?

The estimated flight time from Queenstown Airport to Wellington International Airport is 1 hour and 15 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) and Wellington International Airport (WLG)

On average, flying from Queenstown to Wellington generates about 84 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 84 kilograms equals 184 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Queenstown to Wellington

See the map of the shortest flight path between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) and Wellington International Airport (WLG).

## Airport information

Origin Queenstown Airport
City: Queenstown
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: ZQN
ICAO Code: NZQN
Coordinates: 45°1′15″S, 168°44′20″E
Destination Wellington International Airport
City: Wellington
Country: New Zealand
IATA Code: WLG
ICAO Code: NZWN
Coordinates: 41°19′37″S, 174°48′17″E