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There is 1 way to get from Sydney to Te Anau by plane or bus

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  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Queenstown (ZQN) SYD - ZQN
  2. Take the bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Te Anau

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Te Anau is to fly and bus which costs $310 - $1,800 and takes 8h 43m.

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The fastest way to get from Sydney to Te Anau is to fly and bus which takes 8h 43m and costs $310 - $1,800.

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The distance between Sydney and Te Anau is 1903 km.

It takes approximately 8h 43m to get from Sydney to Te Anau, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Queenstown Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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Te Anau is 2h ahead of Sydney. It is currently 2:52 AM in Sydney and 4:52 AM in Te Anau.

Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Sydney Airport to Queenstown Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Te Anau. Prices start at $175 NZD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18 - $21.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Te Anau.
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  • Distance: 1903.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 43m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Te Anau, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Sydney to Te Anau. However, you can take the train to International Airport Station, take the walk to Sydney airport, fly to Queenstown, take the walk to Airport, take the line 1 bus to Frankton Bus Interchange, then take the bus to Te Anau.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Queenstown
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Queenstown
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $3,900
Flights from Sydney to Queenstown via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $3,900
Flights from Sydney to Queenstown via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $3,900
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Queenstown
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $3,200
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Sydney to Queenstown
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $3,100
Bus operators
awesomeNZ
Phone
0800 486 877
Email
info@awesomenz.com
Website
awesomenz.com
Bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Te Anau
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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