Catch a bus to Queenstown with InterCity. Buses to Queenstown depart from destinations around the South Island including Christchurch, Dunedin and Invercargill.

On selected services between Dunedin to Queenstown we offer premium GOLD seating. Enjoy the extra comfort of your leather reclining seat with plenty of leg room and USB charge points.

The main InterCity bus stop in Queenstown is in the carpark in Athol Street.

Approximate bus to Queenstown travel times:

Bus Christchurch to Queenstown: 8 hours 10 minutes

Bus Fox Glacier to Queenstown: 7 hours 55 minutes

Bus Franz Josef to Queenstown: 8 hours 30 minutes

Bus Tekapo to Queenstown: 3 hours 50 minutes

Bus Dunedin to Queenstown: 4 hours 40 minutes

Bus Wanaka to Queenstown: 1 hour 50 minutes

Bus Mt Cook to Queenstown: 4 hours

Bus Invercargill to Queenstown: 10 hours 50 minutes

Bus Te Anau to Queenstown:2 hours 15 minutes


About Queenstown

Queenstown is a popular year-round destination. It's known as the world's adventure capital and it sure does live up to its name! 

Situated in the southwest of the South Island on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, most visitors flock to Queenstown to take part in thrilling activities! Home of the original A J Hacket Bungy there is now an abundance of adrenaline-pumping activities like whitewater rafting, canyon swinging, skydiving, and skiing. 

If adventure is not your thing, unwind with a visit to one of the many award-winning wineries in the region or simply enjoy the picture-postcard views of Lake Wakatipu and the Southern Alps. A visit to the hot pools will be a treat with two of the hot pools in Queenstown set in a peaceful, tranquil location it's the perfect place to soak your worries away!

Day tours to Milford Sound from Queenstown are a popular activity with Queenstown being the main departure point. InterCity, GreatSights and AwesomeNZ can take you on an unforgettable journey into Milford Sound. You'll be treated to a landscape of mountains covered in lush forest, hundreds of waterfalls and many sparkling lakes before you even arrive at Milford Sound. Once you're there you can enjoy a truly magical scenic cruise on the fiord and the chance to see fur seals and penguins in the wild!

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