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There are 7 ways to get from Westport to Lake Matheson by train, plane, car, bus or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, fly to Timaru, drive

  1. Take the train from Westport to Grand Central Terminal
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Timaru (TIU)
  3. Drive from Timaru to Lake Matheson

Cheapest option

Train, fly to Christchurch, shuttle, bus

  1. Take the train from Westport to Grand Central Terminal
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Christchurch (CHC)
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Christchurch International Airport to Kumara Junction
  4. Take the bus from Kumara Junction to Fox Glacier

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Train, fly to Hokitika, bus

  1. Take the train from Westport to Grand Central Terminal
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Hokitika (HKK)
  3. Take the bus from Hokitika i-SITE to Fox Glacier

Train, fly to Queenstown, bus

  1. Take the train from Westport to Grand Central Terminal
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Queenstown (ZQN)
  3. Take the bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Fox Glacier

Train, fly to Dunedin, bus

  1. Take the train from Westport to Grand Central Terminal
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Dunedin (DUD)
  3. Take the bus from Dunedin Airport to Cromwell
  4. Take the bus from Cromwell to Fox Glacier

Train, fly to Wanaka, bus

  1. Take the train from Westport to Grand Central Terminal
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Wanaka (WKA)
  3. Take the bus from Wanaka to Fox Glacier

Train, fly to Blenheim, bus, shuttle

  1. Take the train from Westport to Grand Central Terminal
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Blenheim (BHE)
  3. Take the bus from Woodbourne to Nelson
  4. Take the bus from Nelson to Westport
  5. Take a shuttle bus from Westport to Greymouth
  6. Take the bus from Greymouth to Fox Glacier

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The cheapest way to get from Westport to Lake Matheson is to train and fly and shuttle and bus which costs $650 - $1,800 and takes 34h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Westport to Lake Matheson is to train and fly and drive which costs $750 - $2,100 and takes 33h 48m.

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The distance between Westport and Lake Matheson is 14929 km.

It takes approximately 33h 48m to get from Westport to Lake Matheson, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from New York JFK Airport to Timaru Airport. The quickest flight takes 29h and has two stopovers.

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Lake Matheson is 17h ahead of Westport. It is currently 2:03 PM in Westport and 7:03 AM in Lake Matheson.

Qantas, Jetstar, Delta and Air New Zealand offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Timaru Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Lake Matheson. Prices start at $175 NZD per night.

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Map of how to get from Westport to Lake Matheson.
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  • Distance: 14929 km
  • Duration: 33h 48m

What companies run services between Westport, CT, USA and Lake Matheson, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Westport to Lake Matheson. However, you can take the bus to Saugatuck Rr, take the walk to Westport, take the train to Grand Central Terminal, take the walk to 5 Av/53 St, take the subway to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport, take the walk to Jamaica Station-Station D, take the tram to Terminal 4, take the walk to New York JFK airport, fly to Timaru, then take the drive to Lake Matheson. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Saugatuck Rr, take the walk to Westport, take the train to Grand Central Terminal, take the walk to 5 Av/53 St, take the subway to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport, take the walk to Jamaica Station-Station D, take the tram to Terminal 4, take the walk to New York JFK airport, fly to Hokitika, take the walk to Hokitika i-SITE, take the bus to Fox Glacier, then take the taxi to Lake Matheson.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from New York JFK to Timaru via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
26h 42m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,000
Flights from New York JFK to Timaru via Auckland, Invercargill, Wellington
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,500
Flights from New York JFK to Timaru via Auckland, Napier, Wellington
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from New York JFK to Timaru via Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from New York JFK to Timaru via Auckland, Blenheim, Wellington
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from New York JFK to Timaru via Auckland, Queenstown, Wellington
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,500
Flights from New York JFK to Timaru via Auckland, Gisborne, Wellington
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from New York JFK to Timaru via Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from New York JFK to Timaru via Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,400
Flights from New York JFK to Timaru via Auckland, Nelson, Wellington
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from New York JFK to Timaru via Los Angeles, Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
25h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from New York JFK to Timaru via San Francisco, Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,400
Flights from New York JFK to Hokitika via Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,300
Flights from New York JFK to Hokitika via Auckland, Rotorua, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,300
Flights from New York JFK to Hokitika via Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,300
Flights from New York JFK to Hokitika via Auckland, Palmerston, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,300
Flights from New York JFK to Hokitika via Auckland, Dunedin, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,400
Flights from New York JFK to Hokitika via Auckland, Invercargill, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,500
Flights from New York JFK to Hokitika via Auckland, Nelson, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,300
Flights from New York JFK to Hokitika via Auckland, Napier, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,300
Flights from New York JFK to Hokitika via Auckland, Queenstown, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $4,400
Flights from New York JFK to Queenstown via Auckland
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,200
Flights from New York JFK to Queenstown via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,200
Flights from New York JFK to Queenstown via Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,200
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland, Palmerston
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland, Napier
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland, Rotorua
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland, Queenstown
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland, Nelson
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland, Dunedin
Ave. Duration
24h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland, Invercargill
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Dunedin via Auckland
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,600
Flights from New York JFK to Dunedin via Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,600
Flights from New York JFK to Dunedin via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
26h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,600
Flights from New York JFK to Blenheim via Auckland
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
Flights from New York JFK to Blenheim via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
Flights from New York JFK to Blenheim via Los Angeles, Auckland
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,600
Sounds Air
Website
soundsair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Wanaka via Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from New York JFK to Wanaka via Auckland, Rotorua, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from New York JFK to Wanaka via Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from New York JFK to Wanaka via Auckland, Palmerston, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from New York JFK to Wanaka via Auckland, Napier, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from New York JFK to Wanaka via Auckland, Queenstown, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,400
Flights from New York JFK to Wanaka via Auckland, Dunedin, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,400
Flights from New York JFK to Wanaka via Auckland, Nelson, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from New York JFK to Wanaka via Auckland, Blenheim, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,300
Flights from New York JFK to Wanaka via Auckland, Invercargill, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,500
Flights from New York JFK to Wanaka via San Francisco, Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,800
Flights from New York JFK to Wanaka via Los Angeles, Nadi, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
28h 31m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $3,900
Flights from New York JFK to Blenheim via Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,600
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from New York JFK to Queenstown via Auckland
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $6,000
Flights from New York JFK to Queenstown via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $6,000
Flights from New York JFK to Queenstown via Auckland, Sydney
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,300 - $7,000
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $7,500
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
21h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $7,500
Flights from New York JFK to Dunedin via Auckland
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $5,000
Flights from New York JFK to Dunedin via Auckland, Wellington
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,600 - $5,000
Flights from New York JFK to Blenheim via Auckland
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York JFK to Queenstown via Auckland
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $4,200
Flights from New York JFK to Queenstown via San Francisco, Auckland
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,700
Flights from New York JFK to Christchurch via Auckland
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $5,500
Flights from New York JFK to Dunedin via Auckland
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,600
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Westport to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$21 - $27
Onboard Off-Peak
$35
At Station Peak
$29 - $34
Onboard-Peak
$41 - $45
Bus operators
GreatSights
Phone
+64 9 583 5790
Email
info@greatsights.co.nz
Website
greatsights.co.nz
Bus from Hokitika i-SITE to Fox Glacier
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
GreatSights
Standard
$20 - $29
Flexi
$45 - $70
Bus from Frankton Bus Interchange to Fox Glacier
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
GreatSights
Standard
$45 - $70
Flexi
$110 - $160
Bus from Kumara Junction to Fox Glacier
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
GreatSights
Standard
$23 - $35
Flexi
$55 - $80
Bus from Cromwell to Fox Glacier
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
GreatSights
Standard
$40 - $60
Flexi
$95 - $140
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
Bus from Greymouth to Fox Glacier
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
GreatSights
Standard
$25 - $40
Flexi
$60 - $85
East West Coaches
Phone
+64 27 201 8825
Website
eastwestcoaches.co.nz
Shuttle from Christchurch International Airport to Kumara Junction
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
eastwestcoaches.co.nz
Shuttle from Westport to Greymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eastwestcoaches.co.nz
InterCity
Phone
+64 9 583 5780
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Dunedin Airport to Cromwell
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Woodbourne to Nelson
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
InterCity
Book at
InterCity
Bus from Nelson to Westport Caltex
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
InterCity
Book at
InterCity
The Heaphy Bus Company
Phone
0800 128 735
Website
theheaphybus.co.nz
Bus from Nelson to Westport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
theheaphybus.co.nz

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