Catch a cheap bus to Queenstown with InterCity. Daily 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! 

InterCity bus fares to Queenstown start from just $1 (+booking fee). 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

Bus Fox Glacier to Queenstown: 7 hours 30 minutes

Bus Franz Josef to Queenstown: 8 hours 15 minutes

Bus Tekapo to Queenstown: 4 hours

Bus Dunedin to Queenstown: 4 hours 20 minutes

Bus Wanaka to Queenstown: 1 hour 40 minutes

Bus Mt Cook to Queenstown: 4 hours

Bus Invercargill to Queenstown: 3 hours 45 minutes

Bus Te Anau to Queenstown:2 hours 20 minutes

About Queenstown

Queenstown is a popular year-round destination that attracts many visitors, in fact, Queenstown welcomes over 1.2 million visitors each year! It's known as the adventure capital of the world 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, Gray Line and AwesomeNZ can take you on the 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!

For more information of Queenstown visit queenstownnz.co.nz 

InterCity makes it easy to bus to Queenstown and the FlexiPass and TravelPass bus passes provide affordable and flexible bus travel to this must-see New Zealand city! GOLD seating on selected services is now available.