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There are 2 ways to get from Te Anau to Balclutha by bus or car

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  1. Take the bus from Te Anau to Frankton Bus Interchange
  2. Take the bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Milton

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Drive

  1. Drive from Te Anau to Balclutha

Te Anau to Balclutha by bus

The bus journey time between Te Anau and Balclutha is around 7h 38m and covers a distance of around 413 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h. Services are operated by awesomeNZ and InterCity. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Buses
7h 38m Average Duration
$87 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Te Anau to Balclutha is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 2h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Te Anau to Balclutha is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Te Anau to Balclutha. However, there are services departing from Te Anau and arriving at Balclutha via Frankton Bus Interchange and Milton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 38m.

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The distance between Te Anau and Balclutha is 181 km. The road distance is 209.7 km.

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The best way to get from Te Anau to Balclutha without a car is to bus which takes 7h 38m and costs $85 - $160.

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It takes approximately 7h 38m to get from Te Anau to Balclutha, including transfers.

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Te Anau to Balclutha bus services, operated by awesomeNZ, depart from Te Anau station.

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Te Anau to Balclutha bus services, operated by InterCity, arrive at Milton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Te Anau to Balclutha is 210 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Te Anau to Balclutha.

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  • Distance: 181.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 38m

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

You can take a bus from Te Anau to Balclutha via Frankton Bus Interchange and Milton in around 7h 38m.

Bus operators
awesomeNZ
Email
info@awesomenz.com
Website
awesomenz.com
Bus from Te Anau to Frankton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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