How to get to the NZ Ski Resorts

Coming to New Zealand for a ski holiday? Are you wanting to use mountain and ski transport instead of hiring a vehicle? This is your one stop for ski shuttle information to Queenstown’s Coronet Peak and The Remarkables, Wanaka’s Cardrona Alpine Resort and Treble Cone and Mount Hutt Ski Field, located near Christchurch.

You will find information on airport shuttles between Queenstown Airport and Wanaka, prices, departure times and whether or not hotel pick-up and drop-off is offered.

How do get to NZ Ski Resorts and ski fields? Read below and get the latest information about the different companies operating, 2017 pricing, departure information and whether hotel pick-up and drop-off is available.

How to get to Cardrona Alpine Resort from Wanaka

Driving time from Wanaka – 35 minutes

Driving time from Queenstown – 1 hour 15 minutes

 

Coach Transport Queenstown Airport to Wanaka

 

Alpine ConneXions shuttle
  • 4 departures available per day
  • Offers accommodation pick-up and drop-off in Wanaka
  • Price: between NZD$35 and NZD$50 per person, depending on time of day and accommodation vs. city drop-off options

 

Mountain Coach Transport from Wanaka to Cardrona Alpine Resort

Coach Service
Price (return)
Multiple departure times
Hotel pick-up
Treble Cone too
Cardrona Shuttle
 NZD$35 pp  No  Yes  No
Yello!
 NZD$35 pp  No  Yes  Yes

* Cardrona Alpine Resort also offers the Pine Trees Shuttle Service, which transports skiers from 1 km up the Cardrona mountain road to the ski field base. If you would prefer not to drive in the snow, this is a great option.


How to get to Treble Cone from Wanaka

Driving time from Wanaka – 25 minutes

Driving time from Queenstown – 1 hour 30 minutes

 

Coach Transport Queenstown Airport to Wanaka

 

Alpine ConneXions shuttle
  • 4 departures available per day
  • Offers accommodation pick-up and drop-off in Wanaka
  • Price: between NZD$35 and NZD$50 per person, depending on time of day and accommodation vs. city drop-off options

 

Mountain Coach Transport from Wanaka to Treble Cone

 Coach Service
Price (return)
Multiple departure times
Hotel pick-up
Cardrona too
Yello!
 NZD$35 pp  No  Yes  Yes

How to get to The Remarkables from Queenstown

Driving time from Queenstown – 40 minutes

 

Mountain Coach Transport from Queenstown to The Remarkables

Coach Service
Price (return)
Multiple departure times
Hotel pick-up
Coronet Peak too
Snowline Express
 NZD$20 pp  Yes*  No  Yes
Hotel Transport
 NZD$30 pp  No  Yes  Yes

* Snowline Express departs Queenstown every 20 minutes from 8.00 am – 12.00 pm


How to get to Coronet Peak from Queenstown

Driving time from Queenstown – 25 minutes

 

Mountain Coach Transport from Queenstown to Coronet Peak

Coach Service
Price (return)
Multiple departure times
Hotel pick-up
The Remarkables too
Snowline Express
 NZD$20 pp  Yes*  No  Yes
Hotel Transport
 NZD$30 pp  No  Yes  Yes

* Snowline Express departs Queenstown every 20 minutes from 8.00 am – 12.00 pm


How to get to Mt Hutt from Christchurch and Methven

Driving time from Methven – 40 minutes

 

Coach Transport Options: Christchurch Airport to Methven

 

Methven Travel
  • 3 departures available per day
  • Offers accommodation pick-up and drop-off in Methven
  • Price: NZD$45 per adult / NZD$27.60 per child (under 10 free of charge)

 

Snowman Shuttles
  • Travels straight from Christchurch to Mt Hutt (option to end the day back in Christchurch or in Methven)
  • Price: NZD$55 per adult RETURN

 

Mountain Coach Transport from Methven to Mt Hutt

Coach Service
Price (return)
Multiple departure times
Hotel pick-up
Mt Hutt Ski Bus
 NZD$20 pp  Yes*  Yes
Snowman Shuttles
 NZD$20 pp Yes**  Yes

* Mt Hutt Ski Bus departs Methven at 7.45 am, 9.45 am, and 11.30 am

** Snowman Shuttles departs Methven at 7.30 am, 8.30 am, and 12.00 pm