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There is 1 way to get from New Plymouth to Stewart Island by plane or ferry

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Fly, ferry  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from New Plymouth (NPL) to Invercargill (IVC) NPL - IVC
  2. Take the ferry from Bluff to Stewart Island

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The cheapest way to get from New Plymouth to Stewart Island is to fly and ferry which costs $250 - $850 and takes 7h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from New Plymouth to Stewart Island is to fly and ferry which costs $250 - $850 and takes 7h 6m.

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The distance between New Plymouth and Stewart Island is 1017 km.

It takes approximately 7h 6m to get from New Plymouth to Stewart Island, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from New Plymouth Airport to Invercargill Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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Air New Zealand offers flights from New Plymouth Airport to Invercargill Airport.

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The best way to get from New Plymouth to New Plymouth Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $55 - $70.

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Map of how to get from New Plymouth to Stewart Island.
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  • Distance: 1017.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 6m

What companies run services between New Plymouth, New Zealand and Stewart Island, Southland, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from New Plymouth to Stewart Island. However, you can take the taxi to New Plymouth airport, fly to Invercargill, take the drive to Bluff, take the ferry to Stewart Island, then take the travel to Stewart Island.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from New Plymouth to Invercargill via Wellington
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New Plymouth to Invercargill via Auckland
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from New Plymouth to Invercargill via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New Plymouth to Invercargill via Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from New Plymouth to Invercargill via Wellington, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New Plymouth to Invercargill via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Ferry operators
Stewart Island Experience

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