Travel options for:
Queenstown to Picton
  • Fly to Blenheim

    $172 - $350
    1. Queenstown

      16 min - every 15 minutes

      $3 - $20

    2. Queenstown (ZQN)

      2 h 50 min - 1 stopover

      $160 - $310

    3. Blenheim (BHE)

      40 min - twice daily

      $8 - $20

  • Fly to Nelson, bus

    $175 - $343
    1. Queenstown

      16 min - every 15 minutes

      $3 - $20

    2. Queenstown (ZQN)

      3 h 5 min - 1 stopover

      $140 - $270

    3. Nelson (NSN)

      10 min - 5.8 miles

      $20 - $24

    4. Paradiso Backpackers

      2 h 8 min - twice daily

      $11 - $29

  • Fly to Wellington, ferry

    $119 - $394
    1. Queenstown

      16 min - every 15 minutes

      $3 - $20

    2. Queenstown (ZQN)

      1 h 20 min - non-stop

      $85 - $330

    3. Wellington (WLG)

      23 min - every 30 minutes - line 91

      $2

    4. Lambton Quay - Cable Car

      7 min - hourly - line 83

      $2

    5. Wellington - Central

      3 h 10 min - twice daily

      $26 - $40

  • Bus, train via Tekapo

    1. Queenstown

      4 h - twice daily

      $28 - $35

    2. Tekapo

      2 h 59 min - twice daily

      $13 - $35

    3. Hornby

      9 min - 4.7 miles

      $16 - $20

    4. Christchurch

      5 h 22 min - once daily

  • Bus Newmans Coach Lines

    $68 - $106
    1. Queenstown

      7 h 55 min - twice daily

      $45 - $60

    2. Christchurch International

      16 min - every 30 minutes - line 125

      $4

    3. Northlands Mall

      6 h - once daily

      $17 - $45

  • Bus

    $42 - $108
    1. Queenstown

      11 h 50 min - once daily

      $25 - $65

    2. Christchurch

      6 h 15 min - once daily

      $17 - $45

  • Bus InterCity Coachlines, train

    1. Queenstown

      11 h 50 min - once daily

      $25 - $65

    2. Bus Interchange

      1 h 6 min - hourly

      $1 - $2

    3. Rangiora

      4 h 50 min - once daily

  • Drive

    $120 - $180
    1. Queenstown

      11 h - 553.7 miles

      $120 - $180

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From Queenstown bus to Queenstown airport, fly to Blenheim airport, then bus to Picton. 5 h 46 min $285. From Queenstown bus to Queenstown airport, fly to Nelson airport, taxi to Paradiso Backpackers, then bus to Picton. 7 h 39 min $277. From Queenstown bus to Queenstown airport, fly to Wellington airport, line 91 bus to Lambton Quay - Cable Car, line 83 bus to Wellington - Central, then ferry to Picton. 7 h 25 min $179. From Queenstown bus to Tekapo, bus to Hornby, taxi to Christchurch, then train to Picton. 14 h 30 min. From Queenstown bus to Christchurch International Airport, line 125 bus to Northlands Mall, then bus to Picton. 15 h 19 min $101. From Queenstown bus to Christchurch then bus to Picton. 19 h 5 min $108. From Queenstown bus to Bus Interchange, bus to Rangiora, then train to Picton. 19 h 17 min. From Queenstown drive to Picton. 11 h $146.

 
 

Bus or fly from Queenstown to Picton?

Air New Zealand, Sounds Air and Jetstar fly from Queenstown to Picton hourly. Alternatively, Newmans Coach Lines operates a bus from Queenstown to Picton twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min. 2 other operators also service this route.