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

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Bus, drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Queenstown to Lawrence Queenstown - Dunedin
  2. Drive from Lawrence to Owaka

$24 - $48

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Queenstown to Owaka 173.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Queenstown to Owaka is to bus and drive which costs $35 - $75 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Queenstown to Owaka is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Queenstown and Owaka is 176 km. The road distance is 278.2 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Queenstown to Owaka, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Queenstown to Owaka is 278 km. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from Queenstown to Owaka.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Owaka. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Queenstown to Owaka.
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  • Distance: 109.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

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

There is no direct connection from Queenstown to Owaka. However, you can take the bus to Lawrence then take the drive to Owaka. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Owaka.

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