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There are 2 ways to get from Auckland to Milford Sound by plane or bus

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Fly to Queenstown Airport, fly to Milford Sound Airport  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Queenstown (ZQN) AKL - ZQN
  2. Take the plane from Queenstown Airport to Milford Sound Airport

$332 - $562

1 alternative option

Fly to Dunedin, bus to Queenstown Airport, fly to Milford Sound Airport  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Dunedin (DUD) AKL - DUD
  2. Take the bus from Dunedin Airport to Queenstown
  3. Take the plane from Queenstown Airport to Milford Sound Airport

$341 - $592

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Milford Sound is to fly which costs $500 - $900 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Milford Sound is to fly which costs $500 - $900 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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The distance between Auckland and Milford Sound is 1042 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Auckland to Milford Sound, including transfers.

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There are one+ hotels available in Milford Sound. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Auckland to Milford Sound.
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  • Distance: 651.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between Auckland, New Zealand and Milford Sound, New Zealand?

Jetstar and Air New Zealand fly from Auckland to Milford Sound hourly.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to Queenstown
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Auckland to Queenstown via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Auckland to Queenstown via Wellington
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Auckland to Dunedin
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Auckland to Dunedin via Wellington
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Auckland to Dunedin via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Auckland to Queenstown
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Auckland to Queenstown via Wellington
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Auckland to Dunedin
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Other operators
Air Milford
Website
airmilford.co.nz
Plane from Queenstown Airport to Milford Sound Airport
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$277
Schedules at
airmilford.co.nz
Glenorchy Air
Website
glenorchyair.co.nz
Plane from Queenstown Airport to Milford Sound Airport
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$263
Schedules at
glenorchyair.co.nz

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