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There are 2 ways to get from Auckland to Te Anau by plane or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Queenstown, bus  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Queenstown (ZQN) AKL - ZQN
  2. Take the bus from Queenstown Airport to Te Anau

$153 - $483

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Fly to Dunedin, bus  •  8h 42m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Dunedin (DUD) AKL - DUD
  2. Take the bus from Dunedin Airport to Te Anau

$125 - $478

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The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Te Anau is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $490 and takes 6h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Te Anau is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $490 and takes 6h 54m.

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The distance between Auckland and Te Anau is 1119 km.

It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Auckland to Te Anau, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Auckland Airport to Queenstown Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Jetstar and Air New Zealand offer flights from Auckland Airport to Queenstown Airport.

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There are 91+ hotels available in Te Anau. Prices start at $125 NZD per night.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Auckland Airport is to bus which takes 44m and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Auckland to Te Anau.
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  • Distance: 699.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 54m

What companies run services between Auckland, New Zealand and Te Anau, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Auckland to Te Anau. However, you can take the bus to Stop D International Terminal, take the walk to Auckland airport, fly to Queenstown, take the walk to Queenstown Airport, then take the bus to Te Anau. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Stop D International Terminal, take the walk to Auckland airport, fly to Dunedin, take the walk to Dunedin Airport, then take the bus to Te Anau.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to Queenstown
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Auckland to Queenstown via Wellington
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Auckland to Queenstown via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Auckland to Dunedin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Auckland to Dunedin via Wellington
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Auckland to Dunedin via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Auckland to Queenstown
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Auckland to Queenstown via Wellington
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Auckland to Dunedin
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Bus operators
Tracknet
Phone
(+64) 3 249 7777
Email
res@tracknet.net
Website
tracknet.net
Bus from Queenstown Airport to Te Anau
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Tracknet
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