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There are 2 ways to get from Greymouth to Lake Matheson by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Greymouth to Hokitika
  2. Take the bus from Hokitika to Whataroa
  3. Take a taxi from Whataroa to Lake Matheson

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Drive

  1. Drive from Greymouth to Lake Matheson

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The cheapest way to get from Greymouth to Lake Matheson is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 2h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Greymouth to Lake Matheson is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 2h 25m.

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The distance between Greymouth and Lake Matheson is 150 km. The road distance is 201.2 km.

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The best way to get from Greymouth to Lake Matheson without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 3h 42m and costs $250 - $320.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Greymouth to Lake Matheson, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greymouth to Lake Matheson is 201 km. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Greymouth to Lake Matheson.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Lake Matheson. Prices start at $150 NZD per night.

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Map of how to get from Greymouth to Lake Matheson.
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  • Distance: 149.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 42m

What companies run services between Greymouth, New Zealand and Lake Matheson, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Greymouth to Lake Matheson. However, you can take the bus to Hokitika, take the bus to Whataroa, then take the taxi to Lake Matheson. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Lake Matheson.

Bus operators
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
Bus from Greymouth to Hokitika
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
GreatSights
Standard
$5 - $8
Flexi
$12 - $18
Bus from Hokitika to Whataroa
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
GreatSights
Standard
$13 - $19
Flexi
$30 - $45
Other operators
Taxi from Whataroa to Lake Matheson
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$240 - $290

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