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There are 2 ways to get from Omarama to Waimate by bus or car

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Bus  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Omarama to Ashburton Christchurch - Queenstown
  2. Take the bus from Ashburton to Waimate Christchurch - Dunedin

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Drive  •  1h 19m

  1. Drive from Omarama to Waimate 115.3 km

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The cheapest way to get from Omarama to Waimate is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 1h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Omarama to Waimate is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 1h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Omarama to Waimate. However, there are services departing from Omarama and arriving at Waimate via Ashburton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 18m.

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The distance between Omarama and Waimate is 90 km. The road distance is 115.3 km.

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The best way to get from Omarama to Waimate without a car is to bus which takes 7h 18m and costs $55 - $90.

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It takes approximately 7h 18m to get from Omarama to Waimate, including transfers.

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Omarama to Waimate bus services, operated by InterCity, depart from Omarama station.

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Omarama to Waimate bus services, operated by InterCity, arrive at Waimate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Omarama to Waimate is 115 km. It takes approximately 1h 19m to drive from Omarama to Waimate.

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There are two+ hotels available in Waimate. Prices start at $175 NZD per night.

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  • Distance: 89.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 18m

What companies run services between Omarama, New Zealand and Waimate, New Zealand?

You can take a bus from Omarama to Waimate via Ashburton in around 7h 18m.

Bus operators
InterCity
Phone
+64 9 583 5780
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Omarama to Ashburton
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Ashburton to Waimate
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
InterCity
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InterCity

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