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There are 2 ways to get from Glenorchy to Lake Wakatipu by plane or bus

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Fly from Hobart  •  9h 39m

  1. Fly from Hobart (HBA) to Queenstown (ZQN) HBA - ZQN

1 alternative option

Bus to Launceston, fly  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Glenorchy, Brooker Hwy opp DEC to Perth, Main Rd / Clarence St
  2. Fly from Launceston (LST) to Queenstown (ZQN) LST - ZQN

Hobart (HBA) to Queenstown (ZQN) flights

The flight time between Hobart (HBA) and Queenstown (ZQN) is around 9h 33m and covers a distance of around 1713 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 45m. Services are operated by Qantas, Air New Zealand, Virgin Australia and others. Typically 90 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

90 Weekly Planes
9h 33m Average Duration
$267 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glenorchy to Lake Wakatipu is to bus and fly which costs $340 - $850 and takes 9h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Glenorchy to Lake Wakatipu is to fly which costs $320 - $1,200 and takes 9h 39m.

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The distance between Glenorchy and Lake Wakatipu is 1717 km.

It takes approximately 9h 39m to get from Glenorchy to Lake Wakatipu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Hobart Airport to Queenstown Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h and has one stopover.

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Lake Wakatipu is 2h ahead of Glenorchy. It is currently 9:59 AM in Glenorchy and 11:59 AM in Lake Wakatipu.

Qantas, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand and Jetstar offer flights from Hobart Airport to Queenstown Airport.

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Map of how to get from Glenorchy to Lake Wakatipu.
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  • Distance: 1717.4 km
  • Duration: 9h 39m

What companies run services between Glenorchy, TAS, Australia and Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand?

Qantas, Air New Zealand and two other airlines fly from Glenorchy to Lake Wakatipu hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hobart to Queenstown via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Hobart to Queenstown via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Hobart to Queenstown via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Hobart to Queenstown via Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Launceston to Queenstown via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Launceston to Queenstown via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Hobart to Queenstown via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Hobart to Queenstown via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Hobart to Queenstown via Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Launceston to Queenstown via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Launceston to Queenstown via Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Hobart to Queenstown via Auckland
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Launceston to Queenstown via Melbourne, Auckland
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Launceston to Queenstown via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Bus operators
Redline
Phone
1300 360 000
Email
bookings@tasredline.com.au
Website
tasredline.com.au
Bus from Glenorchy, Brooker Hwy opp DEC to Perth, Main Rd / Clarence St
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
Redline
Schedules at
Transport Tasmania

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