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There are 3 ways to get from Mount Cook Village to Akaroa by car or bus

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Drive, bus  •  5h 37m

  1. Drive from Mount Cook Village to Tekapo
  2. Take the bus from Tekapo to Christchurch
  3. Drive from Christchurch to Akaroa

2 alternative options

Drive, bus via Akaroa  •  8h 14m

  1. Drive from Mount Cook Village to Tekapo
  2. Take the bus from Tekapo to Christchurch
  3. Take the bus from Christchurch to Akaroa

Drive  •  4h 32m

  1. Drive from Mount Cook Village to Akaroa 384.2 km

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The cheapest way to get from Mount Cook Village to Akaroa is to drive and bus which costs $65 - $110 and takes 5h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Mount Cook Village to Akaroa is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 4h 32m.

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The distance between Mount Cook Village and Akaroa is 231 km. The road distance is 384.2 km.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Mount Cook Village to Akaroa, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mount Cook Village to Akaroa is 384 km. It takes approximately 4h 32m to drive from Mount Cook Village to Akaroa.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Akaroa. Prices start at $150 NZD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mount Cook Village to Akaroa.
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  • Distance: 230.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 37m

What companies run services between Mount Cook Village, New Zealand and Akaroa, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Mount Cook Village to Akaroa. However, you can take the drive to Tekapo, take the bus to Christchurch, then take the drive to Akaroa. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Tekapo, take the bus to Christchurch, then take the bus to Akaroa.

Bus operators
Akaroa French Connection
Phone
+64 0800 800 575
Email
info@akaroabus.co.nz
Website
akaroabus.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch to Akaroa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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