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There are 3 ways to get from Mount Cook Village to Amberley by car, bus or shuttle

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Drive, bus

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

2 alternative options

Shuttle, bus

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Mt Cook Lodge and Motels to Tekapo
  2. Take the bus from Tekapo to Christchurch
  3. Take the bus from Christchurch to Amberley

Drive

  1. Drive from Mount Cook Village to Amberley
Mount Cook Village → Amberley
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The cheapest way to get from Mount Cook Village to Amberley is to drive and bus which costs $80 - $130 and takes 6h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Mount Cook Village to Amberley is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 4h 23m.

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It is 222 km from Mount Cook Village to Amberley. It is approximately 370.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Mount Cook Village to Amberley without a car is to shuttle and bus which takes 8h 24m and costs $80 - $130.

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It takes approximately 6h 20m to get from Mount Cook Village to Amberley, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mount Cook Village to Amberley is 371 km. It takes approximately 4h 23m to drive from Mount Cook Village to Amberley.

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There are five+ hotels available in Amberley. Prices start at $175 NZD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mount Cook Village to Amberley.
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  • Distance: 222.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 20m

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

There is no direct connection from Mount Cook Village to Amberley. However, you can take the drive to Tekapo, take the bus to Christchurch, then take the bus to Amberley. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Mount Cook Village to Amberley via Tekapo, Tekapo, and Christchurch in around 8h 24m.

Bus operators
InterCity
Phone
+64 9 583 5780
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Tekapo to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Christchurch to Amberley
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
The Cook Connection
Phone
+64 21 583 211
Email
travel@cookconnect.co.nz
Website
cookconnect.co.nz
Shuttle from Mt Cook Lodge and Motels to Tekapo
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $40
Schedules at
cookconnect.co.nz
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cookconnect.co.nz

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