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Duration 3h 23m
Distance 203 km
Average price $270
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Lake Pukaki

The nearest airport to Lake Pukaki is Queenstown (ZQN). However, there are better options for getting to Lake Pukaki. InterCity operates a bus from Christchurch to Tekapo 4 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 35m.

Recommended airport

Christchurch (CHC)

  1. Christchurch
  2. Lake Pukaki
5h 46m
$265 - $358
Other nearby airports

Queenstown (ZQN)

  1. Queenstown Airport
  2. Cromwell
  3. Lake Pukaki
4h 21m
Cheapest
$117 - $159

Dunedin (DUD)

  1. Dunedin Airport
  2. Cromwell
  3. Lake Pukaki
6h 10m
$132 - $176

Nelson (NSN)

  1. Nelson i-SITE
  2. Blenheim
  3. Christchurch
  4. Lake Pukaki
14h 22m
$375 - $483

Timaru (TIU)

  1. Geraldine
  2. Lake Pukaki
3h 23m
$213 - $268

Frequently asked questions

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The nearest airport to Lake Pukaki is Timaru (TIU) Airport which is 86.9 km away. Other nearby airports include Queenstown (ZQN) (151.4 km).

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It takes 5h 46m to get from Twizel to Christchurch (CHC) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Christchurch (CHC) Airport, which is 213.5 km away from Twizel. The bus via Christchurch from Christchurch (CHC) to Twizel takes 5h 46m.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Lake Pukaki. Prices start at $150 NZD per night.

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