There are 5 ways to get from Fox Glacier to Kaiteriteri by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Fox Glacier to Greymouth Greymouth - Fox Glacier
  2. Take the bus from Greymouth to Richmond Nelson - Greymouth

$42 - $90

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Drive  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Fox Glacier to Kaiteriteri 324.6 miles

$70 - $110

Bus to Hokitika, fly to Nelson  •  9 h 13 min

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

$134 - $471

Drive to Timaru, fly to Nelson  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Fox Glacier to Timaru
  2. Fly from Timaru (TIU) to Nelson (NSN) TIU - NSN

$180 - $502

Bus to Hokitika, fly to Blenheim, bus  •  12 h 29 min

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

$131 - $524

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fox Glacier to Kaiteriteri. However, there are services departing from Fox Glacier and arriving at Kaiteriteri via Greymouth and Richmond. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 19 min.

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The distance between Fox Glacier and Kaiteriteri is 366 km. The road distance is 519.4 km.

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The best way to get from Fox Glacier to Kaiteriteri without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 13 h 19 min to get from Fox Glacier to Kaiteriteri, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Fox Glacier to Kaiteriteri is 519 km. It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to drive from Fox Glacier to Kaiteriteri.

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

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There are 71+ hotels available in Kaiteriteri. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fox Glacier to Kaiteriteri.
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  • Distance: 228.6 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 19 min

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

You can take a bus from Fox Glacier to Kaiteriteri via Greymouth and Richmond in around 13 h 19 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 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Hokitika to Nelson via Christchurch, Auckland
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Timaru to Nelson via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Timaru to Nelson via Wellington, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Timaru to Nelson via Wellington, Auckland
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Hokitika to Blenheim via Christchurch, Wellington
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $400
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 Richmond
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
Frequency
Twice 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 Woodbourne to Nelson
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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