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There are 3 ways to get from Queenstown to Te Anau Downs by bus or car

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Bus InterCity Coachlines  •  2 h 46 min

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

$67 - $111

2 alternative options

Bus Tracknet  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Queenstown Airport to Te Anau Queenstown - Te Anau

$87 - $110

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Queenstown to Te Anau Downs 125.2 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Queenstown to Te Anau Downs is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Queenstown to Te Anau Downs is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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The distance between Queenstown and Te Anau Downs is 68 km. The road distance is 200.3 km.

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The best way to get from Queenstown to Te Anau Downs without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 46 min and costs $100 - $170.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Queenstown to Te Anau Downs, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Queenstown to Te Anau Downs is 200 km. It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to drive from Queenstown to Te Anau Downs.

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There are one+ hotels available in Te Anau Downs. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Queenstown to Te Anau Downs.
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  • Distance: 42.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

What companies run services between Queenstown, New Zealand and Te Anau Downs, New Zealand?

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Queenstown to Te Anau Downs 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $30 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Tracknet also services this route once daily.

Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Tracknet
Website
tracknet.net
Bus from Queenstown to Te Anau
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
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

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