There are 6 ways to get from Queenstown to Methven by bus, car, plane or taxi

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Bus, drive  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Queenstown to Tekapo
  2. Take the bus from Tekapo to Geraldine
  3. Drive from Geraldine to Methven

$35 - $76

5 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Queenstown to Glentanner Park Queenstown - Christchurch
  2. Take the bus from Glentanner Park to Ashburton Queenstown - Christchurch

$88 - $153

Drive  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Queenstown to Methven 269.4 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Christchurch, bus, taxi  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Queenstown (ZQN) to Christchurch (CHC) ZQN - CHC
  2. Take the bus from Christchurch to Rakaia
  3. Take a taxi from Rakaia to Methven

$187 - $449

Fly to Hokitika, drive  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Queenstown (ZQN) to Hokitika (HKK) ZQN - HKK
  2. Drive from Hokitika to Methven

$174 - $514

Fly to Timaru, bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Queenstown (ZQN) to Timaru (TIU) ZQN - TIU
  2. Take the bus from Temuka to Tinwald

$250 - $803

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The cheapest way to get from Queenstown to Methven is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Queenstown to Methven is to fly and bus and taxi which costs $280 - $700 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Queenstown and Methven is 284 km. The road distance is 431 km.

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The best way to get from Queenstown to Methven without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 3 min and costs $130 - $240.

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It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to get from Queenstown to Methven, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Queenstown Airport to Christchurch Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Queenstown to Methven is 431 km. It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to drive from Queenstown to Methven.

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Air New Zealand offers flights from Queenstown Airport to Christchurch Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Methven. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Queenstown to Queenstown Airport is to bus which takes 16 min and costs $5 - $29.

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Map of how to get from Queenstown to Methven.
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  • Distance: 177.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from Queenstown to Methven via Glentanner Park and Ashburton in around 12 h 3 min.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Queenstown to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Queenstown to Hokitika via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Queenstown to Hokitika via Wellington, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Queenstown to Hokitika via Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Queenstown to Timaru via Wellington
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Queenstown to Timaru via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Queenstown to Timaru via Christchurch, Wellington
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Queenstown to Tekapo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Tekapo to Geraldine
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Queenstown to Glentanner Park
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Glentanner Park to Ashburton
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch to Rakaia
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Temuka to Tinwald
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $21
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Other operators
Taxi from Rakaia to Methven
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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