Travel options for:
Christchurch to Queenstown
  • Fly

    $106 - $343
    1. Christchurch

      23 min - hourly - line 29

      $4

    2. Christchurch (CHC)

      55 min - non-stop

      $100 - $320

    3. Queenstown (ZQN)

      17 min - every 15 minutes

      $3 - $20

  • Bus

    $22 - $60
    1. Christchurch

      8 h 10 min - twice daily

      $22 - $60

  • Bus via Tekapo

    $42 - $70
    1. Christchurch

      3 h 30 min - once daily

      $14 - $35

    2. Tekapo

      3 h 50 min - twice daily

      $28 - $35

  • Drive

    $65 - $95
    1. Christchurch

      6 h 4 min - 303.1 miles

      $65 - $95

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From Victoria St near Durham St N line 29 bus to Christchurch airport, fly to Queenstown airport, then bus to Queenstown. 2 h 42 min $159. From Christchurch bus to Queenstown. 8 h 10 min $53. From Christchurch bus to Tekapo then bus to Queenstown. 8 h 20 min $64. From Christchurch drive to Queenstown. 6 h 4 min $80.

 
 

Bus or fly from Christchurch to Queenstown?

Air New Zealand flies from Christchurch to Queenstown 3 times a day. Alternatively, Newmans Coach Lines operates a bus from Christchurch to Queenstown twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $60 and the journey takes 8 h 10 min. InterCity Coachlines also services this route once daily.