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There are 2 ways to get from Fox Glacier to Christchurch by car, bus or plane

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Drive  •  4h 48m

  1. Drive from Fox Glacier to Christchurch 253.6 miles

$55 - $80

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Bus, fly  •  6h 7m

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

$77 - $273

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The cheapest way to get from Fox Glacier to Christchurch is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 4h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Fox Glacier to Christchurch is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 4h 48m.

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The distance between Fox Glacier and Christchurch is 211 km. The road distance is 405.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to drive 405.7 km from Fox Glacier to Christchurch.

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The quickest flight from Hokitika Airport to Christchurch Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fox Glacier to Christchurch is 406 km. It takes approximately 4h 48m to drive from Fox Glacier to Christchurch.

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Air New Zealand offers flights from Hokitika Airport to Christchurch Airport.

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There are 541+ hotels available in Christchurch. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fox Glacier to Christchurch.
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  • Distance: 132 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

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

You can drive from Fox Glacier to Christchurch in around 4h 48m.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Hokitika to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Bus operators
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
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

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