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There is 1 way to get from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Franz Josef Glacier by bus

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  1. Take the bus from Queenstown to Fox Glacier
Queenstown Airport (ZQN) → Franz Josef Glacier
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  • Face masks are recommended
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Franz Josef Glacier is 0800 358 5453.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Franz Josef Glacier is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Franz Josef Glacier is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 29 Nov 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Franz Josef Glacier is to bus which costs $55 - $80 and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Franz Josef Glacier is to bus which costs $55 - $80 and takes 9h 5m.

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The distance between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) and Franz Josef Glacier is 208 km.

The best way to get from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Franz Josef Glacier without a car is to bus which takes 9h 5m and costs $55 - $80.

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It takes approximately 9h 5m to get from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Franz Josef Glacier, including transfers.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Franz Josef Glacier. Prices start at $150 NZD per night.

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Map of how to get from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Franz Josef Glacier.
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  • Distance: 207.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 5m

What companies run services between Queenstown Airport (ZQN), New Zealand and Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand?

GreatSights operates a bus from Queenstown to Fox Glacier 3 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 7h 29m.

Bus operators
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
Bus from Queenstown to Fox Glacier
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
GreatSights
Standard
$45 - $70
Flexi
$110 - $160

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