Top 7 trips from Queenstown to Kaikoura

Queenstown to Kaikoura
starting from Queenstown
1 hour → Wanaka
1.5 hours → Omarama
1 hour → Lake Tekapo
1.5 hours → Ashburton
1 hour → North Hagley Park
2 hours → Kaikoura





8 hours of driving
Queenstown to Kaikoura via Arthur's Pass
starting from Queenstown
4 hours → Arthur's Pass
2.5 hours → Kaikoura








6.5 hours of driving
Queenstown to Kaikoura via Fox Glacier
starting from Queenstown
2.5 hours → Fox Glacier
4 hours → Kaikoura








6.5 hours of driving
Arrowtown to Kaikoura via Wanaka
starting from Arrowtown
21 minutes → Crown Range Road
17 minutes → Cardrona Hotel
25 minutes → Wanaka
1.5 hours → Lake Pukaki
48 minutes → Fairlie
1 hour → Ashburton
1 hour → North Hagley Park
2 hours → Kaikoura


7.5 hours of driving
Arrowtown to Kaikoura via Christchurch
starting from Arrowtown
1 hour → Lake Hawea
48 minutes → Omarama
60 minutes → Tekapo
55 minutes → Geraldine
43 minutes → Ashburton
49 minutes → Bethels Rd
30 minutes → Christchurch
27 minutes → Rangiora
2 hours → Kaikoura
20 minutes → Kaikoura
8.5 hours of driving
Queenstown to Kaikoura via Hanmer Springs
starting from Queenstown
1 hour → Lake Hawea
1 hour → Lake Pukaki
48 minutes → Fairlie
1 hour → Aoraki Balloon Safaris
1 hour → Christchurch
1.5 hours → Hanmer Springs
2 hours → Kaikoura



9 hours of driving
Queenstown to Kaikoura via Hokitika
starting from Queenstown
1 hour → Wanaka
1.5 hours → Haast
1.5 hours → Franz Josef Glacier
1.5 hours → Hokitika
3 hours → Hanmer Springs
56 minutes → Kaikoura
20 minutes → Kaikoura



9.5 hours of driving

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Explore alternate routes from Queenstown to Kaikoura, or you can get reverse directions from Kaikoura to Queenstown. Don't forget to factor in the weather. You can check the road conditions from Queenstown to Kaikoura. Check out other stops like Christchurch, Wanaka, Fox Glacier, Arthur's Pass, Hanmer Springs, Hokitika, Tekapo, Punakaiki, Greymouth, or Franz Josef. Try starting your trip from Arrowtown, Coronet Peak, or Ben Lomond.