Travel from Auckland to Lake-Tekapo

How to get from Auckland to Lake Tekapo?

There is no direct connection from Auckland to Lake Tekapo. However, you can take the bus to Auckland airport, fly to Timaru, then take the drive to Lake Tekapo. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Auckland airport, fly to Christchurch, take the bus to Christchurch, take the bus to Tekapo, then take the taxi to Lake Tekapo.

How to get from Auckland to Lake Tekapo

ModeDurationPrice
From 490 Queen St bus to Auckland airport, fly to Timaru airport, then drive to Lake Tekapo.6 h 27 min$312
From 490 Queen St bus to Auckland airport, fly to Christchurch airport, bus to Christchurch, bus to Tekapo, then taxi to Lake Tekapo.8 h 36 min$182
From 490 Queen St bus to Auckland airport, fly to Hokitika airport, bus to Whataroa, then drive to Lake Tekapo.13 h 40 min$374
From 490 Queen St bus to Auckland airport, fly to Queenstown airport, line 1 bus to Lake Esplanade YHA, bus to Tekapo, then taxi to Lake Tekapo.10 h 4 min$223

How long does it take to get from Auckland to Lake Tekapo?

It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Auckland to Lake Tekapo, including transfers.

Operators from Auckland to Lake Tekapo

OperatorPhoneWebsite
SkyBus+64 800 759 287SkyBus
Air New ZealandAir New Zealand
JetstarJetstar
Metro ChristchurchMetro Christchurch
InterCity CoachlinesInterCity Coachlines
Otago Regional CouncilOtago Regional Council