There are 5 ways to get from Fox Glacier to Blenheim 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  •  14 h 29 min

  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

$39 - $101

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  15 h 32 min

  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

Drive  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Fox Glacier to Blenheim 328.9 miles

$70 - $110

Drive to Timaru, fly  •  10 h 54 min

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

$155 - $476

Bus to Hokitika, fly  •  8 h 34 min

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

$119 - $495

Questions & Answers

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 14 h 29 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Fox Glacier to Blenheim without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 29 min and costs .

More details

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

More details

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

More details

There is no direct flight from Timaru Airport to Blenheim Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

Search flights

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

More details

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

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

There are 88+ hotels available in Blenheim. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Fox Glacier to Blenheim.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 242.9 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 29 min

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 14 h 29 min.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Timaru to Blenheim via Wellington
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Timaru to Blenheim via Wellington, Auckland
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Hokitika to Blenheim via Christchurch, Wellington
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Hokitika to Blenheim via Christchurch, Auckland
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Sounds Air
Website
soundsair.com
Flights from Hokitika to Blenheim via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $400
Train operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Train from Arthur's Pass to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
KiwiRail Coastal Pacific
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Fox Glacier to Greymouth
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Greymouth to Nelson
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Nelson to Blenheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Fox Glacier to Kumara Junction
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Fox Glacier to Hokitika
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
West Coast Shuttle

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Travelling Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast by boat, bus, car and train, Why you should take the train in the US and Need to know: Eurostar - to help you get the most out of your next trip.