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There are 6 ways to get from Fox Glacier to Blenheim by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  14h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Fox Glacier to Greymouth
  2. Take the bus from Greymouth to Nelson
  3. Take the bus from Nelson to Blenheim

$43 - $94

5 alternative options

Bus, train via Arthur's Pass  •  16h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Fox Glacier to Kumara Junction
  2. Take the bus from Kumara Junction to Arthurs Pass
  3. Take the train from Arthur's Pass to Christchurch
  4. Take the train from Christchurch to Blenheim

Bus, train  •  16h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Fox Glacier to Greymouth
  2. Take the train from Greymouth to Christchurch
  3. Take the train from Christchurch to Blenheim

$278 - $335

Drive  •  6h 33m

  1. Drive from Fox Glacier to Blenheim 328.9 miles

$70 - $110

Drive to Timaru, fly  •  9h 54m

  1. Drive from Fox Glacier to Timaru
  2. Fly from Timaru (TIU) to Blenheim (BHE) TIU - BHE

$155 - $476

Bus to Hokitika, fly  •  8h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Fox Glacier to Hokitika
  2. Fly from Hokitika (HKK) to Blenheim (BHE) HKK - BHE

$120 - $486

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The cheapest way to get from Fox Glacier to Blenheim is to bus which costs $65 - $150 and takes 14h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Fox Glacier to Blenheim is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 6h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fox Glacier to Blenheim. However, there are services departing from Fox Glacier and arriving at Blenheim via Greymouth and Nelson. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 29m.

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The distance between Fox Glacier and Blenheim is 389 km. The road distance is 526.3 km.

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The best way to get from Fox Glacier to Blenheim without a car is to bus which takes 14h 29m and costs $65 - $150.

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It takes approximately 14h 29m to get from Fox Glacier to Blenheim, including transfers.

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Fox Glacier to Blenheim bus services, operated by GreatSights, depart from Fox Glacier station.

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There is no direct flight from Timaru Airport to Blenheim Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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Fox Glacier to Blenheim bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, arrive at Blenheim station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fox Glacier to Blenheim is 526 km. It takes approximately 6h 33m to drive from Fox Glacier to Blenheim.

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Map of how to get from Fox Glacier to Blenheim.
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  • Distance: 242.9 miles
  • Duration: 14h 29m

What companies run services between Fox Glacier, New Zealand and Blenheim, New Zealand?

You can take a bus from Fox Glacier to Blenheim via Greymouth and Nelson in around 14h 29m.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Timaru to Blenheim via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Timaru to Blenheim via Wellington, Auckland
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Hokitika to Blenheim via Christchurch, Wellington
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Hokitika to Blenheim via Christchurch, Auckland
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Sounds Air
Website
soundsair.com
Flights from Hokitika to Blenheim via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $400
Train operators
KiwiRail TranzAlpine
Phone
0800 808 400
Website
kiwirail.co.nz
Train from Arthur's Pass to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
Train from Greymouth to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Schedules at
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
KiwiRail Coastal Pacific
Phone
0800 808 400
Website
kiwirail.co.nz
Train from Christchurch to Blenheim
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$131
Schedules at
greatjourneysofnz.co.nz
Bus operators
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
Bus from Fox Glacier to Greymouth
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Standard
$16 - $24
Flexi
$40 - $60
Bus from Fox Glacier to Kumara Junction
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Standard
$15 - $22
Flexi
$35 - $55
Bus from Fox Glacier to Hokitika
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Standard
$13 - $20
Flexi
$30 - $45
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Greymouth to Nelson
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Nelson to Blenheim
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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Air New Zealand offers flights from Timaru Airport to Blenheim Airport.

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