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

Train, bus  •  12 h 2 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

$34 - $73

6 alternative options

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

$34 - $87

Drive  •  9 h 40 min

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

$100 - $160

Fly to Timaru, drive  •  6 h 33 min

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

$145 - $558

Fly to Christchurch, bus  •  9 h 4 min

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

$139 - $367

Fly to Queenstown, bus  •  9 h 17 min

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

$183 - $368

Fly to Hokitika, bus  •  12 h 49 min

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

$194 - $646

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Blenheim to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is to train and bus which costs $45 - $110 and takes 12 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blenheim to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is to fly and drive which takes 6 h 33 min and costs $210 - $850.

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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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It takes approximately 12 h 2 min to get from Blenheim to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, including transfers.

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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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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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Blenheim to Timaru via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Blenheim to Christchurch via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Blenheim to Queenstown via Wellington
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Blenheim to Queenstown via Auckland
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Blenheim to Queenstown via Wellington, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Blenheim to Queenstown via Wellington, Auckland
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Blenheim to Queenstown via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
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 Wellington, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Blenheim to Hokitika via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $450
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
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch to Tekapo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Tekapo to Mt Cook / Mount Cook
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Blenheim to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch to Mt Cook / Mount Cook
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Mt Cook / Mount Cook
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Hokitika i-SITE to Franz Josef YHA
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $28
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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