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There are 7 ways to get from Blenheim to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park by bus, train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Blenheim to Christchurch Christchurch - Picton
  2. Take the bus from Christchurch to Mt Cook / Mount Cook Queenstown - Christchurch

Cheapest option

Fly to Timaru, drive  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Blenheim (BHE) to Timaru (TIU) BHE - TIU
  2. Drive from Timaru to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park

$145 - $557

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Train, bus  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Blenheim to Christchurch
  2. Take the bus from Christchurch to Tekapo
  3. Take the bus from Tekapo to Mt Cook / Mount Cook

Drive  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Blenheim to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park 487.5 miles

$100 - $160

Fly to Christchurch, bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Blenheim (BHE) to Christchurch (CHC) BHE - CHC
  2. Take the bus from Christchurch to Mt Cook / Mount Cook

Fly to Hokitika, bus  •  14 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Blenheim (BHE) to Hokitika (HKK) BHE - HKK
  2. Take the bus from Hokitika i-SITE to Franz Josef YHA

Fly to Queenstown, bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Blenheim (BHE) to Queenstown (ZQN) BHE - ZQN
  2. Take the bus from Cromwell to Mt Cook / Mount Cook

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The cheapest way to get from Blenheim to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 9 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blenheim to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is to fly and drive which costs $220 - $850 and takes 6 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blenheim to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. However, there are services departing from Blenheim and arriving at Mt Cook / Mount Cook via Christchurch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 1 min.

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The distance between Blenheim and Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is 400 km. The road distance is 780 km.

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The best way to get from Blenheim to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 1 min to get from Blenheim to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, including transfers.

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Blenheim to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, depart from Blenheim station.

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There is no direct flight from Blenheim Airport to Timaru Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Blenheim to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park bus services, operated by GreatSights, arrive at Mt Cook / Mount Cook station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blenheim to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is 780 km. It takes approximately 9 h 40 min to drive from Blenheim to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park.

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Map of how to get from Blenheim to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park.
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  • Distance: 250.1 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 1 min

What companies run services between Blenheim, New Zealand and Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand?

You can take a bus from Blenheim to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park via Christchurch and Mt Cook / Mount Cook in around 12 h 1 min.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Blenheim to Timaru via Wellington
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Blenheim to Christchurch via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Blenheim to Hokitika via Wellington, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Blenheim to Hokitika via Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Blenheim to Hokitika via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $450
Flights from Blenheim to Queenstown via Wellington
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Blenheim to Queenstown via Auckland
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Blenheim to Queenstown via Wellington, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Blenheim to Queenstown via Wellington, Auckland
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Blenheim to Queenstown via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Sounds Air
Website
soundsair.com
Flights from Blenheim to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Train operators
KiwiRail Coastal Pacific
Phone
0800 808 400
Website
kiwirail.co.nz
Train from Blenheim to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$131
Schedules at
greatjourneysofnz.co.nz
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Blenheim to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch to Tekapo
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch to Mt Cook / Mount Cook
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch to Tekapo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Tekapo to Mt Cook / Mount Cook
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Hokitika i-SITE to Franz Josef YHA
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Cromwell to Mt Cook / Mount Cook
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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Sounds Air and Air New Zealand offer flights from Blenheim Airport to Timaru Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Blenheim to Blenheim Airport is to bus which takes 4 min and costs $11 - $26.

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