Queenstown to Wanaka

Queenstown to Wanaka

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Transportation from Queenstown to Wanaka

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  • Buses are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Flights are not avaliable
  • Taxis are not avaliable

How to get from Queenstown to Wanaka?

When you want to get from Queenstown to Wanaka, your choices are limited. There is only one option we offer for this route:

  • Bus

How far is Queenstown from Wanaka?

The overland distance from Queenstown to Wanaka is 43 miles (69 km).
The flying distance is 33 miles (53 km).

How long does it take to get from Queenstown to Wanaka?

The travel time from Queenstown to Wanaka takes approximately 2 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Queenstown to Wanaka?

To get from Queenstown to Wanaka prepare to shell out about USD 20.82 for your ticket.

How many trips per day are there from Queenstown to Wanaka?

Buses from Queenstown Otago to Queenstown Otago ride 2 times a day.

Useful tips for travel from Queenstown to Wanaka

While bus is the only option we offer for this route, these simple tips and recommendations will help enhance your travel experience.


Things to remember before buying your bus ticket:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Do many travellers take bus from Queenstown to Wanaka?

Up to now, 537 booked bus tickets from Queenstown to Wanaka through our service. You can check reviews above.