Transportation

Shuttle in Queenstown

NZSki Snowline Express

During the ski season shuttles depart from outside the Snow Centre on Duke St every 20 minutes from 8am until 11.30am (noon for Coronet Peak), heading to both Coronet Peak and the Remarkables (return $20). Buses ret…
Shuttle in Queenstown

EasyHike

Offers a car-relocation service for the Milford, Routeburn and Kepler Tracks, dropping you at the start and shifting your car to the end. It can also kit you out entirely for the hike, offering a range of packages u…
Shuttle in Queenstown

Tracknet

This Te Anau–based outfit offers Queenstown connections to the Routeburn, Greenstone Caples, Kepler, Hollyford and Milford Tracks throughout the Great Walks season. Its Invercargill bus service can connect with tran…
Bus in Queenstown

Ritchies Connectabus

Runs various colour-coded routes, reaching Sunshine Bay, Fernhill, Arthurs Point, Frankton and Arrowtown. A day pass (adult/child $33/17) allows travel on the entire network. Pick up a route map and timetable from t…
Shuttle in Queenstown

Info & Track

During the Great Walks season, this agency provides transfers to the trailheads of the Routeburn, Greenstone & Caples and Rees-Dart Tracks. In winter it morphs into Info & Snow and heads to the Cardrona, Cor…
Bus in Wanaka

InterCity

Coaches depart from outside the Log Cabin on the lakefront, with daily services to Cromwell (from $10, 35 minutes), Queenstown (from $17, two hours), Lake Hawea (from $10, 10 minutes), Makarora (from $12, 1½ hours) …
Bus in Lake Hawea

InterCity

Coaches stop at the Lake Hawea dam (SH6) daily, heading to/from Queenstown (from $20, two hours), Cromwell (from $14, one hour), Wanaka (from $10, 20 minutes), Makarora (from $10, 1¼ hours) and Franz Josef (from $40…
Shuttle in Queenstown

Trackhopper

Offers a handy car-relocation service for the Routeburn, Milford, Greenstone Caples and Rees-Dart Tracks, driving you to one end of the track and leaving your car for you at the other. Prices start from $160, plus f…
Bus in Wanaka

Ritchies

Links Wanaka with Dunedin ($50, four hours), transferring to an InterCity coach at Cromwell. Also has local shuttles to the likes of the Roys Peak track ($15) and Tititea/Mt Aspiring National Park ($40).
Bus in Queenstown

InterCity

Daily coaches to/from Wanaka (from $17, 1¾ hours), Franz Josef (from $62, eight hours), Dunedin (from $26, 4¼ hours), Invercargill (from $49, 2½ hours) and Christchurch (from $55, 8½ to 11½ hours).