Coronet Peak Ski Bus, Queenstown

Coronet Peak

Ski Bus

Getting to Coronet Peak is easy; we’re the closest ski area to Queenstown, only 16kms from Queenstown. You can either drive yourself or catch a ride on the Coronet Peak Ski Bus. The Ski Bus departs regularly from outside the Snow Centre on Duke St in Central Queenstown for an easy ride up and down the mountain in winter. We have a fleet of modern 4WD buses to carry you and your equipment in comfort.

We also offer a bus service to The Remarkables ski area in Queenstown. 

Remarkables Ski Bus Info


View the Alpine Code of Practice from the the NZ Bus & Coach Association.

From 1st September it will be compulsory to wear a face covering on all public transport under Level 2. If you are catching one of our buses this rule will apply. Face coverings can be single-use or reusable, and you can use your ski buff, bandana or scarf as a face covering. Please remember a single-use face covering can only be worn once but fabric reusable face coverings can be washed and worn again. For more information on face coverings you can visit the website.

Ski Bus

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Relax and enjoy the scenic journey to and from Coronet Peak on our ski bus. Our scheduled service runs from the Queenstown Snow Centre on Duke St in Central Queenstown stopping at all of the main bus stops en route to the ski area as seat availability permits. When purchasing your transport online, please make sure you pick up your MyPass Card before you jump on your bus to the mountains.

Drive Up Coronet Peak Ski Area in Queenstown

Self Drive

Travel Times

From Queenstown

20 min / 16km

From Arrowtown

25 min / 21km

From Queenstown Airport

30 min / 23km

From Wanaka

1 hour 15 min / 75km

The Coronet Peak road is a fully sealed alpine road. Please drive to the conditions and maintain two-way access. Chains must be carried at all times. Check the weather page on our website for road and car-park conditions. We run a free shuttle service from our car-parks to the base building during winter. Please carpool when ever possible.