Transportation

Bus in Twizel

InterCity

Daily coaches head to/from Christchurch (from $38, 5¼ hours), Lake Tekapo (from $13, 50 minutes), Mt Cook village (from $78, one hour), Cromwell (from $28, two hours) and Queenstown (from $40, three hours).
Bus in Lake Tekapo

InterCity

Daily coaches head to/from Christchurch (from $35, 3¾ hours), Geraldine (from $20, one hour), Mt Cook village (from $84, 1½ hours), Cromwell (from $35, 2¾ hours) and Queenstown (from $35, four hours).
Bus in Fairlie

InterCity

Daily coaches head to/from Christchurch (from $33, 3¼ hours), Lake Tekapo (from $13, 40 minutes), Mt Cook (from $87, 2½ hours), Cromwell (from $39, four hours) and Queenstown (from $40, five hours).
Bus in Twizel

Atomic Shuttles

Daily buses to/from Christchurch ($35, four hours), Geraldine ($25, two hours), Lake Tekapo ($20, 45 minutes), Cromwell ($30, two hours) and Queenstown ($30, three hours).
Bus in Geraldine

Atomic Shuttles

Daily buses to/from Christchurch ($30, two hours), Lake Tekapo (from $25, 1¼ hours), Twizel ($30, two hours), Cromwell ($35, 4½ hours) and Queenstown ($35, five hours).
Bus in Fairlie

Atomic Shuttles

Daily buses to/from Christchurch ($30, 2½ hours), Geraldine ($20, 40 minutes), Lake Tekapo ($20, 40 minutes), Cromwell ($35, 3½ hours) and Queenstown ($50, 4½ hours).
Bus in Lake Tekapo

Atomic Shuttles

Daily buses to/from Christchurch ($35, 3¼ hours), Geraldine ($25, 1¼ hours), Twizel ($20, 40 minutes), Cromwell ($30, three hours) and Queenstown ($45, four hours).
Bus in Geraldine

InterCity

Daily coaches head to/from Christchurch (from $32, 2¼ hours), Lake Tekapo (from $21, 1¼ hours), Cromwell (from $40, 4¾ hours) and Queenstown (from $42, 5¾ hours).
Bus in Geraldine

Budget Buses & Shuttles

Offers a door-to-door shuttle to Christchurch ($57), along with a cheaper scheduled run ($47).
Shuttle in Twizel

Cook Connection

Daily shuttle services to Mt Cook Village (one way/return $28/51, one hour).