Half price fares until 30 June 2023

You can go anywhere on the Queenstown Orbus network for just $1 and the Queenstown Ferries network for just $5 with a Bee Card. You get a free 45-minute transfer with the Orbus network (note transfers do not apply to the ferry service).

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Find out more about the Bee Card

  • Otago Regional Council
    Terrace Junction, 1092 Frankton Road 
    Monday to Friday: 8am to 1pm; 2pm to 4pm
    Closed on public holidays
    (EFTPOS only)
  • i-SITE at 22 Shotover Street, in The Clocktower Building
  • Paper Plus Queenstown Airport
  • RealNZ kiosk at Earnslaw Park, by the Queenstown Ferries stop, between 10am - 4.30pm (winter hours)
  • Hilton Queenstown

You don’t need a BeeCard to take the bus or ferry, but it is cheaper when you have one.


How to get a free transfer with a Bee Card on the bus*

There’s no need to let your driver know you’re transferring.

Step one: Tag onto your first bus 

Step two:Tag off your first bus 

Step three: Tag onto your next bus within 45 minutes of tagging off the first bus 

Step four:Tag off your second bus when you depart (to close the transaction). 

*There are no free transfers when paying for a fare with cash. To be eligible for a free transfer, you must tag on and off using your Bee Card. There are no free transfers between the bus and ferry services.

Use of Bee Card is subject to standard terms and conditions


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