There are 2 ways to get from Punakaiki to Franz Josef by bus or car
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The cheapest way to get from Punakaiki to Franz Josef is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 2 h 36 min.
The quickest way to get from Punakaiki to Franz Josef is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 2 h 36 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Punakaiki to Franz Josef. However, there are services departing from Punakaiki and arriving at Franz Josef YHA via Greymouth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 9 min.
The distance between Punakaiki and Franz Josef is 171 km. The road distance is 218.6 km.
The best way to get from Punakaiki to Franz Josef without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 9 min and costs $30 - $75.
It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Punakaiki to Franz Josef, including transfers.
Punakaiki to Franz Josef bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, depart from Greymouth station.
Punakaiki to Franz Josef bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, arrive at Franz Josef YHA station.
Yes, the driving distance between Punakaiki to Franz Josef is 219 km. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Punakaiki to Franz Josef.
There are 50+ hotels available in Franz Josef. Prices start at $66 USD per night.
What companies run services between Punakaiki, New Zealand and Franz Josef, New Zealand?
InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Punakaiki to Franz Josef twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 29 min.
Bus from Greymouth to Franz Josef YHA
- Ave. Duration
- 3 h 29 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $12 - $30
- Schedules at
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