Travel by bus to spectacular Milford Sound

The 295 kilometre (183 miles) the Milford Sound Road is one of the most spectacular bus journeys anywhere in the world. Catch the bus to Milford Sound in a glass roof luxury bus and enjoy comfortable seating while you take in the amazing alpine scenery through panoramic windows. When you take a bus to Milford Sound you get the added benefit of being able to relax and receive expert and entertaining commentary from our experienced locally based driver guides.  At the end of the Milford Road we enter the famous 1.2 kilometre Homer Tunnel before the approach to Milford Sound.

At Milford Sound board your sightseeing cruise to explore this famous fiord. We get up close to cliff face walls rising hundreds of metres with waterfalls tumbling to the fiord below. Our skippers and boat crew are on hand to point out the amazing array of flora and fauna including seals, dolphins and the rarest penguin in the world, the Fiordland crested penguin.


  • Return bus to Milford Sound from either Queenstown or Te Anau 
  • See Lake Wakatipu and Lake Te Anau
  • Enjoy photo stops at the Mirror Lakes, Eglinton Valley, Monkey Creek and more
  • Travel through the world-famous Homer Tunnel


Tours depart Queenstown and Te Anau for Milford Sound daily and include a world-famous sightseeing cruise on Milford Sound. Book your InterCity Milford Sound day tour here. 


If you have already booked your cruise and are looking for cheap bus travel between Queenstown, Te Anau and Milford Sound you can book your bus travel here


Map of the bus to Milford Sound from Queenstown via Te Anau