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Distance between Queenstown (ZQN) and Wellington (WLG)

Flight distance from Queenstown to Wellington (Queenstown Airport – Wellington International Airport) is 398 miles / 641 kilometers / 346 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Queenstown (ZQN) to Wellington (WLG) is 569 miles / 916 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) and Wellington International Airport (WLG).

How far is Wellington from Queenstown?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Queenstown and Wellington. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information


A Queenstown Airport
City: Queenstown
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: ZQN
ICAO Code: NZQN
Coordinates: 45°1′15″S, 168°44′20″E

B Wellington International Airport
City: Wellington
Country: New Zealand Flag of New Zealand
IATA Code: WLG
ICAO Code: NZWN
Coordinates: 41°19′37″S, 174°48′17″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Queenstown and Wellington.

Time Difference

Queenstown

 NZDT

Wellington

 NZDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 84 kg (184 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Queenstown (ZQN) → Wellington (WLG).

Distance:
398
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
398

Round trip?