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. Our Ski Bus service runs regularly from 7.30 am until 11 am from central Queenstown on Duke Street during the winter season.
We stop at all the main bus stops on the way to Coronet Peak through Gorge Road and Arthurs Point. The Night Ski bus departs on the hour from central Queenstown when operating at 3pm, 4pm, 5pm & 6pm.
Passengers are required to reserve a departure timeslot, pickup location, and what mountain they are going to when purchasing a Ski Bus pass. Capacity is limited and may sell out over peak periods.
Catching the Bus
As per your ticket, you must ensure you are at the correct pickup location at the time and date specified. To guarantee you catch your booked Ski Bus, you must be ready to board on time. Please be aware, dependent on the pickup location, your bus may have prior stops to yours but should depart within 30 minutes of your booked time.
If you have booked via a third party, please check your booking prior to travel when you collect your ski pass or through your online account to confirm that the pick-up location as well as the time, date and destination are correct.
Your return transport from the ski area back to your pickup location is valid only on the same day. Departures are on a first come first served basis and depart as buses fill, from 1pm at Coronet Peak.
Ski Bus tickets can be rescheduled prior to the departure of your booked timeslot. Please see below instructions for rescheduling, and for further information about rescheduling and refunds, please see our terms and conditions.
A Ski Bus pass that has a date and time reservation is only valid for the date, time, pickup location, and destination that it has been booked for. You can change your booked departure date, time, pickup location, or destination for any reason prior to the booked departure time.
If you purchased online and would like to reschedule your booking yourself (must be prior to your pick-up time) follow the below steps:
Log in to your account and head to your Profile page
Select "Overview and then "Order History"
Find your order and select "DETAILS"
Select "RESCHEDULE" and then your preferred date
If you have purchased over the phone or in person, to reschedule you can call our reservations team on 0800 697 547, visit our guest services team on mountain or at 9 Duke Street, Queenstown, or email email@example.com prior to the booked departure time.
Any rescheduling requests are subject to availability.
Relax and enjoy the scenic 20-minute journey to and from Coronet Peak on our Ski Bus. Our Ski Bus service runs regularly until 11am from central Queenstown on Duke Street. We stop at all the main bus stops on the way to Coronet Peak through Gorge Road and Arthurs Point. The Night Ski bus departs on the hour from central Queenstown from 3pm. For 2023, all passengers will be required to reserve a departure timeslot, pickup location, and what mountain they are going to when purchasing a Ski Bus pass. Capacity is limited and may sell out over peak periods.
Self-Drive to Coronet Peak
The Coronet Peak road is a fully sealed alpine road. Please drive to the conditions, maintain two-way access and carry chains at all times. Check the weather page on our website for road conditions and car park availability. Coronet Peak offers a lot of free car parking areas, many of which are within walking distance of the base facilities. If you are parked a bit farther away, you can hop on the free shuttle bus service. This shuttle runs continuously throughout the day between the designated pickup areas and the drop-off area at the base building. You can also use this drop-off area to drop off friends, family and heavy gear before finding your car park.
Summer Queenstown Bus Hire
Relax and enjoy the scenic journey to your venue. Whether you need transport to a party, corporate event, wedding, or anything else, we understand the importance of getting to your destination in style and comfort. If your destination is hard to reach, let us take you in one of our custom four-wheel drive buses.
All vehicles are equipped with smooth traction and suspension, as well as experienced drivers who know the area very well. Our four-wheel drive buses seat 44 people and we also have several smaller 22 seat 4WD vehicles to choose from. Our fleet also includes several 2WD coaches that seat up to 57 people. We can cater to up to 500 people in comfort across a wide range of terrain, so whether you’re heading up a mountain or into a paddock, we have a transport solution for you.
We’ve made requesting a charter bus quote easy. Just fill out our form with as much information as possible and we’ll be in touch to give you an indication of pricing and to go over your travel plans.