There are 6 ways to get from Greymouth to Milford Sound by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus via Te Anau  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Greymouth to Christchurch
  2. Take the bus from Christchurch to Te Anau
  3. Take the bus from Te Anau to Milford Sound

$64 - $133

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Bus  •  19 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Greymouth to Christchurch Airport
  2. Take the bus from Christchurch Airport to Frankton Bus Interchange
  3. Take the bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Milford Sound

$73 - $132

Train, bus  •  24 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Greymouth to Rolleston
  2. Take the bus from Christchurch to Glentanner Park
  3. Take the bus from Glentanner Park to Frankton Bus Interchange
  4. Take the bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Milford Sound

$178 - $296

Drive  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Greymouth to Milford Sound 506 miles

$100 - $160

Fly from Hokitika, drive  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Hokitika (HKK) to Queenstown (ZQN) HKK - ZQN
  2. Drive from Queenstown to Milford Sound

$184 - $530

Bus to Christchurch, fly, drive  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Greymouth to Christchurch Airport
  2. Fly from Christchurch (CHC) to Queenstown (ZQN) CHC - ZQN
  3. Drive from Queenstown to Milford Sound

$172 - $417

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greymouth to Milford Sound is to bus which costs $90 - $200 and takes 19 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greymouth to Milford Sound is to bus and fly and drive which costs $250 - $650 and takes 8 h 40 min.

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The distance between Greymouth and Milford Sound is 362 km. The road distance is 809.6 km.

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It takes approximately 19 h 40 min to get from Greymouth to Milford Sound, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greymouth to Milford Sound. However, there are services departing from Greymouth and arriving at Milford Sound via Christchurch and Te Anau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Greymouth, New Zealand and Milford Sound, New Zealand?

You can take a bus from Greymouth to Milford Sound via Christchurch and Te Anau in around 19 h 40 min.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Hokitika to Queenstown via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Hokitika to Queenstown via Christchurch, Auckland
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Christchurch to Queenstown
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Train operators
KiwiRail TranzAlpine
Website
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
Train from Greymouth to Rolleston
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Schedules at
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
Bus operators
Atomic Travel
Website
atomictravel.co.nz
Bus from Greymouth to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
atomictravel.co.nz
West Coast Shuttle
Website
westcoastshuttle.co.nz
Bus from Greymouth to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
westcoastshuttle.co.nz
Bus from Greymouth to Christchurch Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
westcoastshuttle.co.nz
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch to Te Anau
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $70
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Te Anau to Milford Sound
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch Airport to Frankton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Milford Sound
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch to Glentanner Park
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Glentanner Park to Frankton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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