How to get to Queenstown?
Queenstown sits on the 45th parallel in the southwest corner of the South Island of New Zealand. Getting here is easy as Queenstown International Airport is well served by major airlines.
Air New Zealand, Jetstar and Qantas make international and domestic flights into Queenstown. There are daily direct domestic connections from all of New Zealand's major centres: Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.
Queenstown's international airport is located just 10 km's from the town centre.
Alternatively, access by road is a wonderfully scenic option - drive yourself or catch a scenic coach tour.
Check out these interactive maps and driving directions.
Getting Around Queenstown
Queenstown CBD is quite compact and walking is a great way to get to your JazzFest gig or to discover the retail outlets, souvenir stores, art galleries, bars and restaurants. The town centre is located ten minutes drive from the airport.
The local bus service Connectabus is a great way to explore the area and operates from early morning to late at night. Connectabus services all major hotels and motels every 20 minutes. Routes cover Queenstown, Frankton, Arthurs Point, Arrowtown, Millbrook Resort, Lake Hayes, Remarkables Park, Queenstown Airport, Fernhill and Sunshine Bay. To view the timetable and route map for the Connectabus service please click here.