Trip information

Departure: Lake Tekapo, Canterbury
Arrival: Wanaka, Otago
Fastest route: 2h 55min
Distance: 151km
Cheapest route: $65
Transfers: Between 1 and 2
Bus companies: GreatSights, Yello, InterCity Coachlines

Cheap bus schedules leaving on Saturday

One Passenger / One Trip

11:30am

Lake Tekapo, Canterbury

Tekapo Bus Stop

5:40pm

Wanaka, Otago

Wanaka

6h 10min

++ 2 layovers

$186

Multiple companies

11:30am

Lake Tekapo, Canterbury

Tekapo Bus Stop

3:40pm

Omarama, Canterbury

Omarama

4h 10min

GreatSights

$73

0h 20min layover

4:00pm

Omarama, Canterbury

Omarama

4:59pm

Tarras, Otago

Tarras Bus Stop

0h 59min

GreatSights

$73

0h 1min layover

5:00pm

Tarras, Otago

Tarras Bus Stop

5:40pm

Wanaka, Otago

Wanaka

0h 40min

Yello

$40

11:30am

Lake Tekapo, Canterbury

Tekapo Bus Stop

5:40pm

Wanaka, Otago

Wanaka

6h 10min

+ 1 layover

$196

Multiple companies

11:30am

Lake Tekapo, Canterbury

Tekapo Bus Stop

4:59pm

Tarras, Otago

Tarras Bus Stop

5h 29min

GreatSights

$156

0h 1min layover

5:00pm

Tarras, Otago

Tarras Bus Stop

5:40pm

Wanaka, Otago

Wanaka

0h 40min

Yello

$40

12:50pm

Lake Tekapo, Canterbury

Tekapo Bus Stop

3:45pm

Wanaka, Otago

Wanaka

2h 55min

++ 2 layovers

$72

Multiple companies

12:50pm

Lake Tekapo, Canterbury

Tekapo Bus Stop

1:50pm

Omarama, Canterbury

Omarama

1h 0min

InterCity Coachlines

$20

0h 15min layover

2:05pm

Omarama, Canterbury

Omarama

3:04pm

Tarras, Otago

Tarras Bus Stop

0h 59min

InterCity Coachlines

$12

0h 11min layover

3:15pm

Tarras, Otago

Tarras Bus Stop

3:45pm

Wanaka, Otago

Wanaka

0h 30min

Yello

$40

12:50pm

Lake Tekapo, Canterbury

Tekapo Bus Stop

3:45pm

Wanaka, Otago

Wanaka

2h 55min

+ 1 layover

$65

Multiple companies

12:50pm

Lake Tekapo, Canterbury

Tekapo Bus Stop

3:04pm

Tarras, Otago

Tarras Bus Stop

2h 14min

InterCity Coachlines

$25

0h 11min layover

3:15pm

Tarras, Otago

Tarras Bus Stop

3:45pm

Wanaka, Otago

Wanaka

0h 30min

Yello

$40

Overview

Travelling from Lake Tekapo to Wanaka by bus

First departure
11:30am
Avg price
$129.75
Carriers
3
Last arrival
3:45pm

Bus information Lake Tekapo - Wanaka

The Lake Tekapo - Wanaka route has approximately 4 frequencies and its minimum duration is around 2h 55min. It is important you book your ticket in advance to avoid running out, since $65 tickets tend to run out quickly.
The distance between Lake Tekapo and Wanaka is around 151 kilometers and the bus companies that can help you in your journey are: GreatSights, Yello, InterCity Coachlines.
Remember that the number of transfers to be made will be at least 1 so in some cases you should book the tickets separately.

  • Trips per day 4
  • Direct trips 0

How long does it take to get from Lake Tekapo to Wanaka by bus?

Bus journey may vary depending on the state of the roads. The minimum duration is usually around 2h 55min to cover 151 kilometers.

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

According to our data, the cheapest ticket costs $65 and leaves Tekapo Bus Stop. If you decide to make this journey you will have to do 1 stop before reaching Wanaka.

  • Avg duration 4h 32min
  • Cheapest price $65

What time does the last bus leave?

Last bus leaves at 12:50pm from Tekapo Bus Stop and arrives at 3:45pm at Wanaka. It will take 2h 55min, its price is $65 and the number of changes will be 1.

Are there any direct routes between Lake Tekapo and Wanaka?

We do not have direct routes in our database. The minimum number of transfers will be 1 and the total duration of the trip will be approximately 6h 10min.

  • Last bus 12:50pm
  • Transfers 1

What are the bus stations in Lake Tekapo?

  • Tekapo Bus Stop
    17 Tekapo Twizel Rd (Carpark beside the Lake Tekapo Tavern, SH 8)
    7999 Tekapo

What are the bus stations in Wanaka?

  • Wanaka
    100 Ardmore St
    9305 Wanaka
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