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

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Shuttle, bus  •  6h 27m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Mount Cook Village to Lake Tekapo Mt Cook to Tekapo
  2. Take the bus from Tekapo to Frankton Bus Interchange Queenstown - Christchurch

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Shuttle  •  5h 8m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Mount Cook Village to Queenstown Mt Cook to Queenstown

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Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Mount Cook Village to Arrowtown 249.3 km

Mount Cook Village to Arrowtown by shuttle and bus

The journey time between Mount Cook Village and Arrowtown is around 6h 27m and covers a distance of around 369 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 32m. Services are operated by Cheeky Kiwi Travel, InterCity and Otago Regional Council. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

5 Weekly Services
6h 27m Average Duration
$205 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Mount Cook Village to Arrowtown is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 2h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Mount Cook Village to Arrowtown is to drive which takes 2h 50m and costs $65 - $100.

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The distance between Mount Cook Village and Arrowtown is 167 km. The road distance is 249.3 km.

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The best way to get from Mount Cook Village to Arrowtown without a car is to shuttle and bus which takes 6h 27m and costs $200 - $270.

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It takes approximately 6h 27m to get from Mount Cook Village to Arrowtown, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mount Cook Village to Arrowtown is 249 km. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Mount Cook Village to Arrowtown.

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There are 996+ hotels available in Arrowtown. Prices start at $84 NZD per night.

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Map of how to get from Mount Cook Village to Arrowtown.
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  • Distance: 167.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 27m

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

There is no direct connection from Mount Cook Village to Arrowtown. However, you can take the shuttle to Lake Tekapo, take the walk to Tekapo, take the bus to Frankton Bus Hub, then take the line 2 bus to Arrowtown. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Arrowtown.

Bus operators
Cheeky Kiwi Travel
Phone
+64 9 390 7380
Email
bookings@cheekykiwitravel.com
Website
cheekykiwitravel.com
Shuttle from Mount Cook Village to Lake Tekapo
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Schedules at
cheekykiwitravel.com
Book at
cheekykiwitravel.com
Adult
$199
Child
$160
Shuttle from Mount Cook Village to Queenstown
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Schedules at
cheekykiwitravel.com
Book at
cheekykiwitravel.com
Adult
$175
Child
$140
InterCity
Phone
+64 9 583 5780
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Tekapo to Frankton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
https://www.intercity.co.nz/

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