Queenstown Airport Guide to Queenstown Airport (ZQN)

Queenstown Airport bus to city

By bus comes to be a great and cheap way to transfer from Queenstown Airport to downtown in a fast and proper way. See the following bus options:

Ritchies Connectabus

Ritchies Connectabus is the main bus link to Queenstown Airport. By this service, you’ll be able to transfer directly to many destinations within downtown such as hotels, shopping malls, and many more attractions.

You can also get to nearby and popular destinations like Arrowtown, Kelvin Heights, Sunshine Bay, among others.

In order to get to Queenstown city centre, you should board Route 11: Queenstown to Airport / Remarkables Park. Frequency is of 15 minutes between Queenstown Airport and Queenstown downtown.

Opening hours: From 6:38 am to 9:53 pm. Total trip time is of 18 minutes.


You can board this bus outside the Arrivals Hall, facing the main terminal building.


Fares from Queenstown Airport to downtown as follows:

- One-way adult ticket: NZD 12.00

- One-way children ticket: NZD 5.50

Where can I buy my ticket?

You can purchase your ticket at the Tourism Queenstown kiosk located in the main terminal or on board to the driver.

Shuttle Companies

The companies showed below offers shuttle services from and to Queenstown downtown and several popular destinations:

- Super Shuttle: +64 800 748 885
- Buckley Track Transport: +64 3 442 8215
- Glenorchy Journeys: +64 3 4090800
- Ritchies Wanaka: +64 800 405 066
- Tracknet: +64 3 249 7777