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There are 2 ways to get from Franz Josef to Queenstown by bus or car

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Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Franz Josef to Queenstown Queenstown - Franz Josef

$18 - $50

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Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Franz Josef to Queenstown 223.7 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Franz Josef to Queenstown is to bus which costs $28 - $75 and takes 8 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Franz Josef to Queenstown is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Franz Josef and arriving at Queenstown. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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The distance between Franz Josef and Queenstown is 219 km. The road distance is 357.9 km.

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The best way to get from Franz Josef to Queenstown without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 30 min and costs $28 - $75.

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The bus from Franz Josef to Queenstown takes 8 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Franz Josef to Queenstown bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, depart from Franz Josef station.

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Franz Josef to Queenstown bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, arrive at Queenstown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Franz Josef to Queenstown is 358 km. It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to drive from Franz Josef to Queenstown.

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There are 496+ hotels available in Queenstown. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 137 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 30 min

What companies run services between Franz Josef, New Zealand and Queenstown, New Zealand?

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Franz Josef to Queenstown once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $50 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min.

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InterCity Coachlines

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