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.
Bus Services to and from Wānaka
Wānaka to Queenstown Airport
Daily Ritchies services depart daily from the Wānaka Lakefront at 8am, 11am, 2pm & 4.15pm to Queenstown Airport. Each journey takes from 1.5-2 hours one-way depending on the route.
You can also book a Ritchies services to Queenstown CBD from Wānaka. Visit their website for more.
Queenstown Airport to Wānaka
Daily Ritchies services depart daily from the Queenstown Airport at 9.15am, 11.15am, 2.45pm & 5pm to Wānaka Lakefront. Each journey takes from 1.5-2 hours one-way depending on the route.
You can also book a Ritchies services from Queenstown CBD to Wānaka. Visit their website for more.
Wānaka to Dunedin
Daily Ritchies service leaves the Wānaka Lakefront 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 i-SITE 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.