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There are 4 ways to get from Fox Glacier to Golden Bay by bus 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, travel  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Fox Glacier to Greymouth
  2. Take the bus from Greymouth to Westport
  3. Take the bus from Westport to Kohaihai Shelter
  4. Travel from Kohaihai Shelter to Golden Bay

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Fox Glacier to Greymouth
  2. Take the bus from Greymouth to Richmond
  3. Take the bus from Richmond to Collingwood

$58 - $116

2 alternative options

Bus to Hokitika, fly, travel  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Fox Glacier to Hokitika
  2. Fly from Hokitika (HKK) to Nelson (NSN) HKK - NSN
  3. Travel from Nelson to Golden Bay

Bus, bus to Christchurch, fly, travel  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Fox Glacier to Kumara Junction
  2. Take the bus from Kumara Junction to Christchurch Airport
  3. Fly from Christchurch (CHC) to Nelson (NSN) CHC - NSN
  4. Travel from Nelson to Golden Bay

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The cheapest way to get from Fox Glacier to Golden Bay is to bus which costs $85 - $180 and takes 15 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fox Glacier to Golden Bay is to bus which costs $85 - $180 and takes 15 h 20 min.

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The distance between Fox Glacier and Golden Bay is 389 km.

The best way to get from Fox Glacier to Golden Bay without a car is to bus and travel which takes 12 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 31 min to get from Fox Glacier to Golden Bay, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Hokitika Airport to Nelson Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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There are 59+ hotels available in Golden Bay. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fox Glacier to Golden Bay.
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  • Distance: 243.4 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 31 min

What companies run services between Fox Glacier, New Zealand and Golden Bay, Tasman, New Zealand?

You can take a bus from Fox Glacier to Golden Bay via Greymouth, Richmond, and Collingwood in around 15 h 20 min.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Hokitika to Nelson via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Hokitika to Nelson via Christchurch, Wellington
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Hokitika to Nelson via Christchurch, Auckland
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Christchurch to Nelson
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Flights from Christchurch to Nelson via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Christchurch to Nelson via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
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 Westport
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Greymouth to Richmond
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
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
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
The Heaphy Bus Company
Website
theheaphybus.co.nz
Bus from Westport to Kohaihai Shelter
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $80
Schedules at
theheaphybus.co.nz
Bus from Richmond to Collingwood
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
theheaphybus.co.nz
West Coast Shuttle
Website
westcoastshuttle.co.nz
Bus from Kumara Junction to Christchurch Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
westcoastshuttle.co.nz

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