Ultimate Queenstown

Snow Transport

Sit back and relax as you ride mountain transport with Queenstown's locally owned ski bus companies. Hit the slopes of Coronet Peak, The Remarkables, Cardrona or Treble Cone with no need to worry about road conditions, fitting chains and whether or not you can have that beer or mulled wine after your amazing day!

Book - Cardrona Bus Ex. Queenstown

Queenstown to Cardrona Alpine Resort

Forget about fitting chains, driving and navigating corners on icy mountain roads or finding a car park. Let Cardrona's fast and hassle free door to door transport service take you to and from the mountain! With pickups from 25 locations through Queenstown there is no need to lug that heavy awkward gear around the streets. Simply grab you coffee walk out your hotel door and be whisked away. And with so many great eating establishments at Cardrona you can wash down your lunch or toast to a great day with a local beer or three without having to worry about getting behind the wheel.

Cardrona runs a pre-booked service that guarantees you a seat on our bus to the mountain before 6pm the night prior to departure. The bus drivers have been driving these roads for years, they have extensive experience with driving on mountain roads in all conditions. The drivers are friendly, knowledgeable and only too happy to help should you need it. It's safe to say that the drivers have a passion for skiing and snowboarding, and are as excited to be going up the mountain as you are.


  • Return transfers from Queenstown to Cardrona Alpine Resort


  • Early departures leaves Queenstown at 7:40AM
  • Late departure leaves at 8:40AM
  • Bus departs Cardrona at 4.15PM (Cardrona ski lifts close at 4PM)
  • Door to door service from 25 locations around Queenstown which means there will be no long walks in your ski boots!


  • Bus trip approximately 75-80 minutes, depending on road & weather conditions


  • No fitting chains.
  • All your questions answered - friendly, knowledgeable and experienced drivers.
  • No queuing for buses - guaranteed seat service if booked before 6PM the previous evening.
  • This service is operated by Cardrona which is owned by one of New Zealand's largest tourism companies. So you're in good hands!


  • Child age is 2 - 17 years.
  • Children 0-1 years go free on transport but a seat must be booked (please add these in the comments field).

1 DAY Cardrona Mountain Transport Ex. Queenstown:
Includes: Return Transport Only

  • Adult $55.00
  • Child $55.00
  • Student $55.00

1 DAY Cardrona Lift Pass & Mountain Transport Ex. Queenstown:
Includes: Return Transport & Full Mountain Lift Pass

  • Adult $165.00
  • Child $100.00
  • Student $134.00

1 DAY Cardrona Lift Pass, Rental & Mountain Transport Ex. Queenstown:
Includes: Return Transport & Full Mountain Lift Pass & Rental is either Skis, Boots, Poles OR Snowboard, Boots.

  • Adult $200.00
  • Child $135.00
  • Student $179.00

Do I need to pre-book my seat? 

Yes! Seats are reserved seating and bookings are essential before 6pm the night prior. This will ensure a guaranteed seat to the mountain. 

Cardrona Bus Ex. Queenstown Location

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