There are 4 ways to get from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Te Anau by bus, car, towncar or shuttle

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Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Te Anau Queenstown - Milford Sound / ...

$12 - $40

3 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Te Anau 103.6 miles

$22 - $35

Towncar  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take a town car from Queenstown Airport to Te Anau 103.6 miles

$260 - $360

Shuttle  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Queenstown Airport to Te Anau

$310 - $440

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankton Bus Interchange and arriving at Te Anau. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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The distance between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) and Te Anau is 91 km. The road distance is 165.7 km.

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The best way to get from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Te Anau without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 10 min and costs .

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The bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Te Anau takes 2 h 10 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Te Anau bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, depart from Frankton Bus Interchange station.

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Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Te Anau bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, arrive at Te Anau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Te Anau is 166 km. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Te Anau.

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There are 84+ hotels available in Te Anau. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Te Anau.
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  • Distance: 57 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

What companies run services between Queenstown Airport (ZQN), New Zealand and Te Anau, New Zealand?

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Queenstown Airport (ZQN) to Te Anau 4 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $29 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Tracknet also services this route once daily.

Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Te Anau
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $29
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Tracknet
Website
tracknet.net
Bus from Queenstown Airport to Te Anau
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Queenstown Airport to Te Anau
Estimated price
$260 - $360
Shuttle from Queenstown Airport to Te Anau
Estimated price
$310 - $440

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