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There are 2 ways to get from Mount Cook Village to Dunedin by shuttle, bus or car

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Shuttle, bus

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Mt Cook Lodge and Motels to Twizel
  2. Take the bus from Twizel to Cromwell
  3. Take the bus from Cromwell to Dunedin

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Drive

  1. Drive from Mount Cook Village to Dunedin
Mount Cook Village → Dunedin
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The most affordable way to get from Mount Cook Village to Dunedin is to drive, which costs $65 - $100 and takes 3h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Mount Cook Village to Dunedin is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 3h 48m.

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The distance between Mount Cook Village and Dunedin is 240 km. The road distance is 319.9 km.

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The best way to get from Mount Cook Village to Dunedin without a car is to shuttle and bus which takes 8h 52m and costs $80 - $130.

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It takes approximately 8h 52m to get from Mount Cook Village to Dunedin, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mount Cook Village to Dunedin is 320 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Mount Cook Village to Dunedin.

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  • Distance: 240 km
  • Duration: 8h 52m

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

There is no direct connection from Mount Cook Village to Dunedin. However, you can take the shuttle to Twizel, take the walk to Twizel, take the bus to Cromwell, then take the bus to Dunedin. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Dunedin.

Bus operators
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 Twizel
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
cookconnect.co.nz
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cookconnect.co.nz
InterCity
Phone
+64 9 583 5780
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Twizel to Cromwell
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Cromwell to Dunedin
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
InterCity
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InterCity

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