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There are 2 ways to get from Balclutha to Invercargill Airport (IVC) by bus or car

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  1. Drive from Balclutha to Invercargill Airport (IVC) 138.5 km

Balclutha to Invercargill Airport (IVC) by bus

The bus journey time between Balclutha and Invercargill Airport (IVC) is around 2h 5m and covers a distance of around 136 km. Operated by InterCity, the Balclutha to Invercargill Airport (IVC) bus service departs from Balclutha and arrives in Invercargill. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Buses
2h 5m Average Duration
$26 Cheapest Price
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Balclutha → Invercargill Airport (IVC)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Invercargill Airport (IVC) is 0800 358 5453.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Invercargill Airport (IVC) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Invercargill Airport (IVC) is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Balclutha to Invercargill Airport (IVC) is to bus which costs $26 - $40 and takes 2h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Balclutha to Invercargill Airport (IVC) is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 1h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Balclutha and arriving at Invercargill. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Balclutha and Invercargill Airport (IVC) is 110 km. The road distance is 138.5 km.

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The best way to get from Balclutha to Invercargill Airport (IVC) without a car is to bus which takes 2h 5m and costs $26 - $40.

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The bus from Balclutha to Invercargill takes 2h 5m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Balclutha to Invercargill Airport (IVC) bus services, operated by InterCity, depart from Balclutha station.

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Balclutha to Invercargill Airport (IVC) bus services, operated by InterCity, arrive at Invercargill station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Balclutha to Invercargill Airport (IVC) is 139 km. It takes approximately 1h 44m to drive from Balclutha to Invercargill Airport (IVC).

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There are 35+ hotels available in Invercargill Airport (IVC). Prices start at $150 NZD per night.

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  • Distance: 110.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 5m

What companies run services between Balclutha, New Zealand and Invercargill Airport (IVC), New Zealand?

InterCity operates a bus from Balclutha to Invercargill once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 5m.

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