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There are 2 ways to get from Wanaka to Lake Matheson by bus or car

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  1. Take the bus from Wanaka to Fox Glacier

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Drive

  1. Drive from Wanaka to Lake Matheson

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The cheapest way to get from Wanaka to Lake Matheson is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 3h 2m.

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The fastest way to get from Wanaka to Lake Matheson is to drive which takes 3h 2m and costs $50 - $75.

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The distance between Wanaka and Lake Matheson is 154 km. The road distance is 266.5 km.

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The best way to get from Wanaka to Lake Matheson without a car is to bus which takes 5h 34m and costs $55 - $80.

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It takes approximately 5h 34m to get from Wanaka to Lake Matheson, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wanaka to Lake Matheson is 267 km. It takes approximately 3h 2m to drive from Wanaka to Lake Matheson.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Lake Matheson. Prices start at $150 NZD per night.

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Map of how to get from Wanaka to Lake Matheson.
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  • Distance: 154.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 34m

What companies run services between Wanaka, New Zealand and Lake Matheson, New Zealand?

GreatSights operates a bus from Wanaka to Fox Glacier 3 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 5h 29m.

Bus operators
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
Bus from Wanaka to Fox Glacier
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
GreatSights
Standard
$30 - $50
Flexi
$80 - $120

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