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There are 2 ways to get from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Lake Hawea by bus or car

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  1. Take the bus from Queenstown to Lake Hawea Dam

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  1. Drive from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Lake Hawea

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The cheapest way to get from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Lake Hawea is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 1h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Lake Hawea is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 1h 14m.

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The distance between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) and Lake Hawea is 66 km. The road distance is 80 km.

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The best way to get from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Lake Hawea without a car is to bus which takes 3h 32m and costs $45 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m to get from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Lake Hawea, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Lake Hawea is 80 km. It takes approximately 1h 14m to drive from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Lake Hawea.

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Map of how to get from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Lake Hawea.
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  • Distance: 65.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 32m

What companies run services between Queenstown Airport (ZQN), New Zealand and Lake Hawea, New Zealand?

GreatSights operates a bus from Queenstown to Lake Hawea Dam 3 times a week. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 2h 9m.

Bus operators
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
Bus from Queenstown to Lake Hawea Dam
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
GreatSights
Standard
$16 - $24
Flexi
$40 - $55

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