Queenstown Airport Guide to Queenstown Airport (ZQN)

Queenstown Airport taxi to city

To transfer to Queenstown downtown from Queenstown Airport turns to be a good idea to do so by taxi since it is located at 8 kilometres (15 minutes).

It would be more difficult to find taxis at late night at downtown, so you would better to have some taxis companies’ number in hand instead of try to hail one.


Taxi ranks are located outside of the main terminal in the Arrivals concourse, facing the main terminal, at the drop off and pick up zones.


Find the following taxi companies at Queenstown Airport available 24 hours a day:

- Green Cabs: +64 800 464 7336
- Queenstown Taxis: +64 3 450 3000
- Corporate Cabs: +64 800 789 789


Estimated fares to transfer from Queenstown Airport to downtown is of NZS 30.00 and it won’t take you much more than 15 minutes.

Fares to other popular destinations nearby:

- Arrowtown: NZD 30.00

- Kelvin Heights: NZD 30.00

- Wanaka: NZD 190.00

Share a car

Sharing car apps are a useful way to get to your destination at a reduced cost comparing to the above options. You can consider to share your ride with more people or simply join another one’s trip.

Apps like Uber or BlaBlaCar may be useful for your trip to any of the cities nearby.