There are 2 ways to get from Nelson to Westport by bus or car

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Bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Tasman Bay Backpackers to Westport Nelson - Greymouth

$13 - $80

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Nelson to Westport 143.4 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Nelson to Westport is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nelson to Westport is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Nelson and Westport is 150 km. The road distance is 229.4 km.

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The bus from Tasman Bay Backpackers to Westport takes 3 h 32 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tasman Bay Backpackers and arriving at Westport. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Nelson to Westport.
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  • Distance: 93.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

What companies run services between Nelson, New Zealand and Westport, New Zealand?

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Nelson to Westport twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 32 min. The Heaphy Bus Company also services this route twice a week.

Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Tasman Bay Backpackers to Westport
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
The Heaphy Bus Company
Website
theheaphybus.co.nz
Bus from Nelson to Westport
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
theheaphybus.co.nz

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