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Buses to Wānaka

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The Wānaka region is well serviced by a number of bus companies which connect Wānaka to Queenstown, Te Anau, Christchurch, Dunedin, and the West Coast including Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers. Use the information below to help plan your trip to Wānaka.

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Bus Services to and from Wānaka

Wānaka to: Queenstown Airport Queenstown
8.00am 9.50am 10.10am via Cromwell
1.05pm 2.10pm 2.30pm via Crown Range
Queenstown to: Queenstown Airport Wānaka
11.30am 11.45am 12.55pm via Crown Range
4.40pm 4.55pm 6.50pm via Cromwell

Wanaka to Dunedin

Daily Ritchies service leaves Wanaka Lakefront toilets at 8am and connects with Intercity service in Cromwell, arriving in Dunedin at 12.25pm. 

Wānaka to Christchurch and the West Coast

Intercity runs bus services between Wānaka and various destinations. Check their timetable for information.

 Booking a Bus to and from Wānaka

You can book online or email the Visitor Centre and they will book a bus for you as well as help you with any other questions you might have. Phone them now at 03 443 1233.