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There are 2 ways to get from Queenstown to Makarora by bus or car

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Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Queenstown to Makarora Country Cafe Queenstown - Franz Josef

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Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Queenstown to Makarora 82.3 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Queenstown to Makarora is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Queenstown to Makarora is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Queenstown and arriving at Makarora Country Cafe. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Queenstown and Makarora is 100 km. The road distance is 131.7 km.

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The best way to get from Queenstown to Makarora without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 50 min and costs .

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The bus from Queenstown to Makarora Country Cafe takes 2 h 50 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Queenstown to Makarora bus services, operated by GreatSights, depart from Queenstown station.

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Queenstown to Makarora bus services, operated by GreatSights, arrive at Makarora Country Cafe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Queenstown to Makarora is 132 km. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from Queenstown to Makarora.

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There are two+ hotels available in Makarora. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Queenstown to Makarora.
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  • Distance: 62.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

What companies run services between Queenstown, New Zealand and Makarora, New Zealand?

GreatSights operates a bus from Queenstown to Makarora once daily, and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Bus operators
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
Bus from Queenstown to Makarora Country Cafe
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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