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There are 6 ways to get from Reefton to Dunedin by car, bus, shuttle or plane

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Drive, bus  •  10h 29m

  1. Drive from Reefton to Hanmer Springs
  2. Take the bus from Hanmer Springs to Christchurch
  3. Take the bus from Christchurch to Otago University

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Shuttle, bus  •  11h 32m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Reefton to Countdown Memorial Ave
  2. Take the bus from Christchurch to Dunedin Christchurch - Dunedin / ...

Drive  •  7h 23m

  1. Drive from Reefton to Dunedin 606.2 km

Shuttle to Christchurch, fly to Dunedin  •  7h 28m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Reefton to Christchurch Airport
  2. Fly from Christchurch (CHC) to Dunedin (DUD) CHC - DUD

Shuttle to Christchurch, fly to Queenstown, bus  •  11h 15m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Reefton to Christchurch Airport
  2. Fly from Christchurch (CHC) to Queenstown (ZQN) CHC - ZQN
  3. Take the bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Dunedin

Shuttle to Westport, fly to Dunedin  •  8h 2m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Reefton to Westport Caltex
  2. Fly from Westport (WSZ) to Dunedin (DUD) WSZ - DUD

Reefton to Dunedin by shuttle and bus

3 Weekly Services
11h 32m Average Duration
$121 Cheapest Price
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Reefton → Dunedin
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The cheapest way to get from Reefton to Dunedin is to drive and bus which costs $80 - $140 and takes 10h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Reefton to Dunedin is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 7h 23m.

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The distance between Reefton and Dunedin is 432 km. The road distance is 606.2 km.

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The best way to get from Reefton to Dunedin without a car is to shuttle and bus which takes 11h 32m and costs $120 - $150.

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It takes approximately 10h 29m to get from Reefton to Dunedin, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Christchurch Airport to Dunedin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reefton to Dunedin is 606 km. It takes approximately 7h 23m to drive from Reefton to Dunedin.

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

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There are 72+ hotels available in Dunedin. Prices start at $150 NZD per night.

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The best way to get from Reefton to Christchurch Airport is to shuttle which takes 3h 45m and costs $80.

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Map of how to get from Reefton to Dunedin.
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  • Distance: 431.8 km
  • Duration: 10h 29m

What companies run services between Reefton, New Zealand and Dunedin, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Reefton to Dunedin. However, you can take the drive to Hanmer Springs, take the bus to Christchurch, then take the bus to Otago University. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Reefton to Dunedin via Countdown Memorial Ave, Memorial Ave near Grangewood Ln, and Christchurch in around 11h 32m.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Christchurch to Dunedin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Christchurch to Queenstown
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $490
Flights from Westport to Dunedin via Wellington
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Westport to Dunedin via Wellington, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Westport to Dunedin via Wellington, Auckland
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Westport to Dunedin via Wellington, Auckland
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Bus operators
Hanmer Connections
Phone
+64 0800 242 663
Email
hanmerconnection@citylinechch.co.nz
Website
hanmerconnection.co.nz
Bus from Hanmer Springs to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
InterCity
Phone
+64 9 583 5780
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch to Otago University
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Christchurch to Dunedin
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Dunedin
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
East West Coaches
Phone
0800 142 622
Website
eastwestcoaches.co.nz
Shuttle from Reefton to Countdown Memorial Ave
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
eastwestcoaches.co.nz
Shuttle from Reefton to Christchurch Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
eastwestcoaches.co.nz
Shuttle from Reefton to Westport Caltex
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
eastwestcoaches.co.nz

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