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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Hokitika i-SITE to Franz Josef YHA Greymouth - Fox Glacier

$12 - $29

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Hokitika to Franz Josef 83.9 miles

$18 - $27

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

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Hokitika to Franz Josef once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $29 and the journey takes 2 h 2 min.

Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hokitika and Franz Josef is 98 km. The road distance is 134 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hokitika to Franz Josef is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 1 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from Hokitika to Franz Josef is to drive which takes 1 h 32 min and costs $25 - $40.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hokitika i-SITE and arriving at Franz Josef YHA. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

The bus from Hokitika i-SITE to Franz Josef YHA takes 2 h 2 min including transfers and departs once daily.