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There is 1 way to get from Milford Sound to Franz Josef Glacier by bus

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Bus  •  13h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Milford Sound to Queenstown Queenstown - Milford Sound
  2. Take the bus from Queenstown to Franz Josef YHA Queenstown - Franz Josef
Milford Sound → Franz Josef Glacier
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Franz Josef Glacier is 0800 358 5453.

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The social distance requirement in Franz Josef Glacier is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Milford Sound to Franz Josef Glacier is to bus which costs $90 - $150 and takes 13h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Milford Sound to Franz Josef Glacier is to bus which costs $90 - $150 and takes 13h 55m.

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It is approximately 224 km to get from Milford Sound to Franz Josef Glacier.

The best way to get from Milford Sound to Franz Josef Glacier without a car is to bus which takes 13h 55m and costs $90 - $150.

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It takes approximately 13h 55m to get from Milford Sound to Franz Josef Glacier, including transfers.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Franz Josef Glacier. Prices start at $150 NZD per night.

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Map of how to get from Milford Sound to Franz Josef Glacier.
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  • Distance: 224.4 km
  • Duration: 13h 55m

What companies run services between Milford Sound, New Zealand and Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand?

You can take a bus from Milford Sound to Franz Josef Glacier via Milford Sound, Queenstown, and Franz Josef YHA in around 13h 55m.

Bus operators
awesomeNZ
Email
info@awesomenz.com
Website
awesomenz.com
Bus from Milford Sound to Queenstown
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
Bus from Queenstown to Franz Josef YHA
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
GreatSights
Standard
$50 - $75
Flexi
$120 - $180

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