Travel time and distance calculator

Due to recent South Island weather events, some routes suggested on this page may not be drivable at the moment. Alternative routes are available. For the latest information on road closures visit the New Zealand Transport Agency’s website.

Use this distance calculator to get an approximate travel time and distance between two points in New Zealand.

All times are approximate and do not allow time for stops, windy roads, heavy traffic or the impact of weather conditions. We recommend you allow extra time to enjoy your journey with safety.

When travelling between the North Island, South Island and Stewart Island (Halfmoon Bay/Oban), you'll need to catch a ferry or flight.

Download a New Zealand map

Download and print the New Zealand Touring Map to see information on each of the regions in New Zealand and 16 themed highways.

New Zealand Touring Map [PDF 2.6MB]