Frankton airport is 6kms from Queenstown. Taxis and shuttles are available outside the airport terminal.
A range of rental car companies operate from the airport.
Companies that operate activities outside of Queenstown, such as jet boat rides; bungy jumping; canyon swing etc have courtesy transport.
Buses and shuttles operate to transport people to and from the ski fields.
The towns of Glenorchy and Wanaka are within 1 hours drive, as are the wine growing areas of the Gibbston Valley and Central Otago.
The historic town of Arrowtown is 25 minutes. Public buses run regularly on this route.
It is approximately 2 hours by road from Queenstown to Te Anau and another 1.5 hours from Te Anau to Milford Sound.
It is approximately 2.5 hours by road to Invercargill and another 20 minutes from Invercargill to Bluff.
The ferry from Bluff to Stewart Island takes one hour.
Flights operate from Invercargill airport to Stewart Island and take 20 minutes.
It is approximately 3.5 hours by road from Queenstown to Dunedin.
It is approximately 3 hours to the West Coast (Haast) by road via Wanaka or Central Otago.
Please note that winter weather conditions can affect roads and travelling times.