Trip information

Departure: Ashburton, Canterbury
Arrival: Queenstown, Otago
Fastest route: 6h 34min
Distance: 315km
Cheapest route: $46
Transfers: Between 0 and 1
Bus companies: GreatSights, InterCity Coachlines

Cheap bus schedules leaving on Sunday

One Passenger / One Trip

8:40am

Ashburton, Canterbury

Ashburton

6:19pm

Queenstown, Otago

Frankton (Queenstown)

9h 39min

GreatSights

$180

8:40am

Ashburton, Canterbury

Ashburton

6:30pm

Queenstown, Otago

Queenstown

9h 50min

GreatSights

$180

8:40am

Ashburton, Canterbury

Ashburton

6:19pm

Queenstown, Otago

Frankton (Queenstown)

9h 39min

+ 1 layover

$229

8:40am

Ashburton, Canterbury

Ashburton

11:00am

Lake Tekapo, Canterbury

Tekapo Bus Stop

2h 20min

GreatSights

$73

0h 30min layover

11:30am

Lake Tekapo, Canterbury

Tekapo Bus Stop

6:19pm

Queenstown, Otago

Frankton (Queenstown)

6h 49min

GreatSights

$156

8:40am

Ashburton, Canterbury

Ashburton

6:30pm

Queenstown, Otago

Queenstown

9h 50min

+ 1 layover

$260

8:40am

Ashburton, Canterbury

Ashburton

11:00am

Lake Tekapo, Canterbury

Tekapo Bus Stop

2h 20min

GreatSights

$73

0h 30min layover

11:30am

Lake Tekapo, Canterbury

Tekapo Bus Stop

6:30pm

Queenstown, Otago

Queenstown

7h 0min

GreatSights

$187

9:50am

Ashburton, Canterbury

Ashburton

4:24pm

Queenstown, Otago

Frankton (Queenstown)

6h 34min

InterCity Coachlines

$46

9:50am

Ashburton, Canterbury

Ashburton

4:55pm

Queenstown, Otago

Lake Esplanade YHA (Queenstown)

7h 5min

InterCity Coachlines

$49

9:50am

Ashburton, Canterbury

Ashburton

4:40pm

Queenstown, Otago

Queenstown

6h 50min

InterCity Coachlines

$49

9:50am

Ashburton, Canterbury

Ashburton

4:24pm

Queenstown, Otago

Frankton (Queenstown)

6h 34min

+ 1 layover

$63

9:50am

Ashburton, Canterbury

Ashburton

12:05pm

Lake Tekapo, Canterbury

Tekapo Bus Stop

2h 15min

InterCity Coachlines

$28

0h 45min layover

12:50pm

Lake Tekapo, Canterbury

Tekapo Bus Stop

4:24pm

Queenstown, Otago

Frankton (Queenstown)

3h 34min

InterCity Coachlines

$35

9:50am

Ashburton, Canterbury

Ashburton

4:40pm

Queenstown, Otago

Queenstown

6h 50min

+ 1 layover

$63

9:50am

Ashburton, Canterbury

Ashburton

12:05pm

Lake Tekapo, Canterbury

Tekapo Bus Stop

2h 15min

InterCity Coachlines

$28

0h 45min layover

12:50pm

Lake Tekapo, Canterbury

Tekapo Bus Stop

4:40pm

Queenstown, Otago

Queenstown

3h 50min

InterCity Coachlines

$35

Overview

Travelling from Ashburton to Queenstown by bus

First departure
8:40am
Avg price
$124.33
Carriers
2
Last arrival
4:40pm

Bus information Ashburton - Queenstown

The Ashburton - Queenstown route has approximately 9 frequencies and its minimum duration is around 6h 34min. It is important you book your ticket in advance to avoid running out, since $46 tickets tend to run out quickly.
The distance between Ashburton and Queenstown is around 315 kilometers and the bus companies that can help you in your journey are: GreatSights, InterCity Coachlines.

  • Trips per day 9
  • Direct trips 5

How long does it take to get from Ashburton to Queenstown by bus?

Bus journey may vary depending on the state of the roads. The minimum duration is usually around 6h 34min to cover 315 kilometers.

I'm looking for cheap tickets for this route ...

According to our data, the cheapest ticket costs $46 and leaves Ashburton. You will not have to do any transfers, the trip will go directly to Frankton (Queenstown).

  • Avg duration 8h 5min
  • Cheapest price $46

What time does the last bus leave?

Last bus leaves at 9:50am from Ashburton and arrives at 4:40pm at Queenstown. It will take 6h 50min, its price is $63 and the number of changes will be 1.

Are there any direct routes between Ashburton and Queenstown?

Yes, there are direct bus routes, their duration is usually around 9h 39min and the price is $180.

  • Last bus 9:50am
  • Transfers 0

What are the bus stations in Ashburton?

  • Ashburton
    314 East St (Adjacent to the i-SITE Visitor Centre) - 7700 Ashburton Central

What are the bus stations in Queenstown?

  • Lake Esplanade YHA (Queenstown)
    88 Lake Esplanade
    9300 Queenstown
  • Queenstown
    12 Athol St (in the middle of the car park)
    9300 Queenstown
  • Frankton (Queenstown)
    Queenstown Trail
    Otago 9300
    New Zealand
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