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There are 2 ways to get from Arrowtown to Waimate by bus or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Dunedin
  2. Take the bus from Dunedin to Waimate

Drive

  1. Drive from Arrowtown to Waimate

Arrowtown to Waimate by bus

The bus journey time between Arrowtown and Waimate is around 9h 10m and covers a distance of around 459 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h. Operated by Otago Regional Council and InterCity, the Arrowtown to Waimate bus service departs from 47 Ramshaw Lane and arrives in Waimate. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

4 Weekly Buses
9h 10m Average Duration
$72 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Arrowtown to Waimate is to bus which costs $70 - $110 and takes 9h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from Arrowtown to Waimate is to drive. Taking this option will cost $80 - $120 and takes 3h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arrowtown to Waimate. However, there are services departing from 47 Ramshaw Lane and arriving at Waimate via Frankton Bus Interchange and Dunedin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 10m.

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The distance between Arrowtown and Waimate is 176 km. The road distance is 271.2 km.

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The best way to get from Arrowtown to Waimate without a car is to bus which takes 9h 10m and costs $70 - $110.

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It takes approximately 9h 10m to get from Arrowtown to Waimate, including transfers.

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Arrowtown to Waimate bus services, operated by InterCity, depart from Frankton Bus Interchange station.

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Arrowtown to Waimate bus services, operated by InterCity, arrive at Waimate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arrowtown to Waimate is 271 km. It takes approximately 3h 7m to drive from Arrowtown to Waimate.

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There are two+ hotels available in Waimate. Prices start at $175 NZD per night.

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  • Distance: 175.5 km
  • Duration: 9h 10m

What companies run services between Arrowtown, New Zealand and Waimate, New Zealand?

You can take a bus from Arrowtown to Waimate via Frankton Bus Interchange and Dunedin in around 9h 10m.

Bus operators
InterCity
Phone
+64 9 583 5780
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Dunedin
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Dunedin to Waimate
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
InterCity
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