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There are 2 ways to get from Mount Cook Village to Fiordland National Park by taxi, bus or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Taxi, bus

  1. Take a taxi from Mount Cook Village to Twizel
  2. Take the bus from Twizel to Frankton Bus Interchange
  3. Take the bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Te Anau

Cheapest option

Shuttle, bus

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Mt Cook Lodge and Motels to Twizel
  2. Take the bus from Twizel to Frankton Bus Interchange
  3. Take the bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Te Anau
Mount Cook Village → Fiordland National Park
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Fiordland National Park is 0800 358 5453.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Fiordland National Park is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Fiordland National Park is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 25 Jun 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Mount Cook Village to Fiordland National Park is to shuttle and bus which costs $95 - $170 and takes 9h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Mount Cook Village to Fiordland National Park is to taxi and bus which costs $330 - $450 and takes 7h 32m.

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The distance between Mount Cook Village and Fiordland National Park is 299 km.

The best way to get from Mount Cook Village to Fiordland National Park without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 7h 32m and costs $330 - $450.

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It takes approximately 7h 32m to get from Mount Cook Village to Fiordland National Park, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Mount Cook Village to Fiordland National Park.
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  • Distance: 298.8 km
  • Duration: 7h 32m

What companies run services between Mount Cook Village, New Zealand and Fiordland National Park, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Mount Cook Village to Fiordland National Park. However, you can take the taxi to Twizel, take the bus to Frankton Bus Interchange, take the bus to Te Anau, then take the travel to Fiordland National Park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Mount Cook Village to Fiordland National Park via Twizel, Twizel, Frankton Bus Interchange, and Te Anau in around 9h 12m.

Bus operators
awesomeNZ
Email
info@awesomenz.com
Website
awesomenz.com
Bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Te Anau
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
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
Book at
cookconnect.co.nz
Other operators
Taxi from Mount Cook Village to Twizel
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$260 - $310

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