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There are 2 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.

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Bus  •  15h 45m

  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

$45 - $90

1 alternative option

Bus, fly  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Fox Glacier to Greymouth
  2. Take the bus from Greymouth to Westport
  3. Take the bus from Westport to Little Wanganui
  4. Take the plane from Karamea Aerodrome to Takaka Airport

$194 - $223

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fox Glacier to Golden Bay is to bus which costs $65 - $140 and takes 15h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Fox Glacier to Golden Bay is to bus and fly which costs $290 - $340 and takes 12h 15m.

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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 which takes 15h 45m and costs $65 - $140.

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It takes approximately 15h 45m to get from Fox Glacier to Golden Bay, including transfers.

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There are 65+ 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: 15h 45m

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 15h 45m.

Bus operators
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
Bus from Fox Glacier to Greymouth
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Greymouth to Richmond
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Greymouth to Westport
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
The Heaphy Bus Company
Phone
0800 128 735
Website
theheaphybus.co.nz
Bus from Richmond to Collingwood
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
theheaphybus.co.nz
Golden Bay Coachlines
Website
goldenbaycoachlines.co.nz
Bus from Westport to Little Wanganui
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
goldenbaycoachlines.co.nz
Book at
ticketapp2.ibooking.com
Other operators
Golden Bay Air
Website
goldenbayair.co.nz
Plane from Karamea Aerodrome to Takaka Airport
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$112
Schedules at
goldenbayair.co.nz

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