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New Zealand Ski Resort Transport 2022 – (updated)

How to get to the NZ Ski Resorts

Coming to New Zealand for a ski holiday? Are you wanting to use New Zealand ski resort 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, 2022 pricing, departure information and whether hotel pick-up and drop-off is available.

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New Zealand Ski Resort Transport: Cardrona Alpine Resort

How to get to Cardrona Alpine Resort from Wanaka or Queenstown

Driving time from Wanaka – 35 minutes

Driving time from Queenstown – 1 hour 15 minutes

Mountain Coach Transport from Wanaka to Cardrona Alpine Resort

Cardrona Shuttle Return Transport, NZD$35 per adult, NZD$35 per child

The Wanaka bus service has a couple of pickup points around town – pick up all your gear & passes from Cardrona Corner (20 Helwick Street) the day before so you can get off the bus & go straight to the lifts!

* Cardrona 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.

Mountain Coach Transport from Queenstown to Cardrona Alpine Resort

Cardrona Shuttle Return Transport, NZD$35 per adult, NZD$35 per child

Cardrona Alpine Resort offer a Cardrona bus service from Queenstown, with heaps of pickup points throughout town to get you up the mountain. You can pick up passes & rental gear from Cardrona Queenstown (37 Camp Street) the night before!

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

How to get to Treble Cone from Wanaka

Driving time from Wanaka – 25 minutes

Driving time from Queenstown – 1 hour 30 minutes

Mountain Coach Transport from Wanaka to Treble Cone

Treble Cone Shuttle Return Transport, NZD$35 per adult, NZD$35 per child

The Wanaka bus service has a couple of pickup points around town – pick up all your gear & passes from Cardrona Corner (20 Helwick Street) the day before so you can get off the bus & go straight to the lifts!

Returns from Treble Cone at 4.00pm and 4.30pm.

Mountain Coach Transport from Queenstown to Treble Cone

Treble Cone Shuttle Return Transport, NZD$60 per adult, NZD$45 per child

Info Snow offers convenient, great value ski transport from Queenstown to Treble Cone. With pickup locations in Queenstown and Wanaka you won’t be far from a meeting point. Ski buses run every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Info Snow are located at 37 Shotover Street, Queenstown and open from 7am to 9pm. With helpful and knowledgeable staff to help make an awesome day at Treble Cone, easy.

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

How to get to The Remarkables from Queenstown

Driving time from Queenstown – 40 minutes

Mountain Coach Transport from Queenstown to The Remarkables

Queenstown Snow Centre Express, NZD$27 per adult, NZD$15 per child, 5 years and under free of charge.

The Snow Centre Express is a daily scheduled service that runs from the NZSki Snow Centre in downtown Queenstown to The Remarkables. Departs the Snow Centre every 20 minutes from 8.00am until midday. Return departures as buses fill from 1.30pm

Queenstown Hotel Pick up, NZD$35 per adult, NZD$25 per child, 5 years and under free of charge.

Guarantee your seat and pre book your ride. NZSki will pick you up from all major hotels along their route. Guests, or their hotel concierge, can pre-book seats as late as up to the night prior, using the on-line booking service.


How to get to Coronet Peak from Queenstown

Driving time from Queenstown – 25 minutes

Mountain Coach Transport from Queenstown to Coronet Peak

Queenstown Snow Centre Express, NZD$27 per adult, NZD$15 per child, 5 years and under free of charge.

The Snow Centre Express is a daily scheduled service that runs from the NZSki Snow Centre to Coronet Peak. Departs the Snow Centre in downtown Queenstown every 20 minutes from 8.00am until midday. Return departures as buses fill from 1.30pm

Queenstown Hotel Pick up, NZD$35 per adult, NZD$25 per child, 5 years and under free of charge.

Guarantee your seat and pre book your ride. NZSki will pick you up from all major hotels along their route. Guests, or their hotel concierge, can pre-book seats as late as up to the night prior, using the on-line booking service.


How to get to Mt Hutt from Christchurch and Methven

Driving time from Methven – 40 minutes

Mountain Coach Transport from from Methven to Mt Hutt

My Hutt Ski Bus, NZD$25 per person including hotel pick-up.

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

Snowman Shuttles, NZD$25 per person including hotel pick-up.

** Snowman Shuttles departs Methven at 8.30 am and is a door to door service from your accommodation

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$42 per adult / NZD$30 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

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