Getting to Queenstown Tāhuna is easy, whether you’re travelling by air or road


Queenstown Tāhuna International Airport is located 10 kilometres, or a 10-minute drive, from the town centre. Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia and Jetstar make a variety of international and domestic flights into and out of Queenstown Tāhuna. Daily domestic connections link Queenstown Tāhuna with New Zealand's main centres of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, while international flights connect to Australia’s east coast including Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Coolongata, Gold Coast. Click here for Airline Information.

Airport Transfers 

The Millennium Hotel Queenstown is an easy 15-minute drive from Queenstown Tāhuna airport, and there are a range of transport options for you to choose from: 

• Taxis depart from the airport car-park directly outside the terminal or can be booked to meet you in the arrivals area. 

Super Shuttle operates a service which meets every flight and can be hired as a shared service with other passengers at a discounted rate, or hired as an exclusive transfer (booking in advance is recommended).

 • Orbus operates a regular bus service from the airport to a range of destinations, including 


Getting to Queenstown Tāhuna by road is a great scenic option - you’ll come across incredible natural landscapes and different attractions making it an ideal trip if you have time to explore. Roads to Queenstown Tāhuna are well signposted, so it’s easy to find your way here from the surrounding South Island regions. Highways are fully sealed and well-maintained but some side-roads to activities and attractions may have loose gravel and require more time and care. On unsealed roads it’s best to slow down and allow additional traveling time.

To Queenstown Tāhuna FromDistanceDriving Time
Wanaka67 kms 1 hour
Invercargill187 kms2.5 hours
Dunedin283 Kms4 hours
Te Anau170 kms2.5 hours
Milford Sound291 Kms4 hours
Christchurch486 Kms6.5 hours
Fox Glacier330 Kms4.5 hours
Greymouth522 Kms7 hours