Queenstown bus route changes 

Changes are coming to bus routes 2, 3 and 5. These changes start 4 September 2023. The changes are listed below.

 

No detours through Quail Rise between Arrowtown and Arthurs Point – Route 2 

  • All other Route 2 bus stops will stay the same.

View Route 2 - Arrowtown to Arthurs Point

View Route 2 - Arthurs Point to Arrowtown

 

New direct trips between Kelvin Heights and Quail Rise – Route 3 

  • The route adjustment offers a direct connection to Frankton shopping centres for Quail Rise passengers
  • The route adjustment means a direct connection between Kelvin Heights and Quail Rise


To get to Frankton shopping centres and Kelvin Heights:

Catch the Route 3 bus for a direct return connection.


To get to Town Centre, Arthur’s Point or Sunshine Bay from Quail Rise:
 

  1. Catch the route 3 bus from Quail Rise and get off at Frankton Hub to transfer to a route 1 (Sunshine Bay), 2 (Arthurs Point) or 5 (Queenstown) bus.     
  2. Walk or bike to the bus stop outside Bunnings on SH6 (Hawthorn Drive) to catch a route 2 (Arthurs Point) or 5 (Queenstown) bus. 


To get to Shotover Country, Lake Hayes Estate or Arrowtown from Quail Rise: 

  1. Catch the Route 3 bus from Quail Rise and get off at Frankton Hub to transfer to a Route 2 (Arrowtown) or 5 (Lake Hayes Estate) bus.    
  2. Walk or bike to the bus stop opposite Bunnings on SH6 (Hawthorn Drive) to catch a Route 2 (Arrowtown) or 5 (Lake Hayes Estate) bus. 

View Route 3 to Kelvin Heights

View Route 3 from Kelvin Heights

 

More choice on Lake Hayes estate trips – Route 5 

  • Try out the new extended bus route and new bus stops in Lake Hayes Estate 
  • Bus drivers will only be stopping at dedicated bus stops 
  • Enjoy shopping at new destinations: FiveMile Shopping Centre and Queenstown Central 

View Route 5 - Queenstown to Lake Hayes Estate

View Route 5 - Lake Hayes Estate to Queenstown 

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