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

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Bus  •  13h 14m

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

$46 - $83

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Drive  •  6h 28m

  1. Drive from Fox Glacier to Kaiteriteri 324.6 miles

$70 - $110

Drive to Timaru, fly to Nelson  •  11h 47m

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

$161 - $478

Bus to Hokitika, fly to Nelson  •  10h 40m

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

$116 - $438

Bus to Hokitika, fly to Blenheim, bus  •  12h 42m

  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

$132 - $515

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The cheapest way to get from Fox Glacier to Kaiteriteri is to bus which costs $65 - $130 and takes 13h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Fox Glacier to Kaiteriteri is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 6h 28m.

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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 13h 14m.

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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 13h 14m and costs $65 - $130.

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It takes approximately 13h 14m to get from Fox Glacier to Kaiteriteri, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Timaru Airport to Nelson Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m 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 6h 28m to drive from Fox Glacier to Kaiteriteri.

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Map of how to get from Fox Glacier to Kaiteriteri.
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  • Distance: 228.6 miles
  • Duration: 13h 14m

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 13h 14m.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Timaru to Nelson via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Timaru to Nelson via Wellington, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Timaru to Nelson via Wellington, Auckland
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Hokitika to Nelson via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Hokitika to Nelson via Christchurch, Wellington
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Hokitika to Nelson via Christchurch, Auckland
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Hokitika to Blenheim via Christchurch, Wellington
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Hokitika to Blenheim via Christchurch, Auckland
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Sounds Air
Website
soundsair.com
Flights from Hokitika to Blenheim via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $400
Bus operators
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
Bus from Fox Glacier to Greymouth
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Standard
$16 - $24
Flexi
$40 - $60
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
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 Woodbourne to Nelson
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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

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