can add to your train travel, with travel on New Zealand's largest
bus, scenic coach
and inter-island ferry transportation network, in association with
Great Sights - with its premier
scenic coach and sightseeing services, connecting
over 500 towns, cities, major skifields, national parks and major tourist destinations and
through out New Zealand, with over 130 daily services - 365 days
With a range of fares starting from NZ$1.00, travelling on
InterCity Coachlines and
Coachlines national bus and coach networks is an affordable,
eco-friendly and safe way to see New
Zealand's unique scenic beauty.
Travel is on modern eco-friendly, air-conditioned coaches and buses featuring reclining seats with foot and
head rests, with some long distance coach services having on board
washroom/ toilet facility. All regional and long distance services
do stop regularly for comfort and refreshment breaks.
InterCity, Newmans and Great Sights bus and scenic coaches, have onboard seamless 3G/4G mobile Wi-Fi
access on all long distance and regional bus, scenic coach and
sightseeing tour sevices within
InterCity Coachlines operates the Starlighter
coach services that operate between Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Taupo, Palmerston North
and Wellington, connecting with
Cook Strait ferry services operating between
Wellington in the North Island and Picton in the South Island.
Using the FareFinder
located on the left,
you can search online for fares, times,
seat availability and make instant confirmation reservations on all
Great Sights bus and coach services through
out New Zealand, including ferry services between North and South
When using the FareFinder -
Coachlines is identified as 'NM',
Great Sights is identified as
InterCity Coachlines is identified as 'IC'
and InterCity Link as 'IL'.
Reservations can be made for combined bus and
Cook Strait ferry travel from Paihia
(Bay of Islands), Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Palmerston
North or Wellington to Christchurch, Picton, Blenheim, Kaikoura or
Using the FareFinder - type or select
'Paihia, Auckland Central, Hamilton Central, Rotorua, Palmerston North or Wellington
Central' in the
'From' field and type or select 'Christchurch, Picton, Blenheim, Kaikoura or Nelson' in the 'To'
field as your final destination.
If travelling from Christchurch, Kaikoura,
Blenheim Nelson or Picton to Wellington, Palmerston North, Rotorua,
Hamilton, Auckland or Paihia - type or select
'Christchurch, Kaikoura, Blenheim, Nelson or Picton' in the
'From' field and type or select 'Wellington
Palmerston North, Rotorua, Hamilton Central, Auckland Central or Paihia' in the 'To'
field as your final destination.
can be made for drop off at Christchurch International Airport on northbound
InterCity bus and coach
services from Invercargill, Te Anau, Queenstown, Dunedin, Timaru, Oamaru, Ashburton
Great Sights coach services from Queenstown Twizel, Lake Tekapo and Mt
Cook, by typing or selecting 'Christchurch Airport' in the 'To'
field, as your drop off location. Airport pick up or drop off for
Newmans coach services between
Christchurch Lake Tekapo, Twizel, Wanaka and Queenstown
- select or type
'Christchurch Antarctic Centre' in the 'From'
field or the 'To' field as your Christchurch airport pick up or
drop off location. There are no bus or coach services from
Christchurch airport to or from - Picton, Blenheim or Kaikoura.
If travelling to or from Auckland
Airport International or domestic terminals - to or from Auckland city
destinations outside the greater Auckland urban region, using the above Fare Finder - in the 'From'
field, type or select either 'Auckland International Airport' or 'Auckland Domestic Airport'
and in the 'To' field, the destination you want to travel too.
Reservations for bus and coach travel within the greater Auckland urban region
is not available because they are local commuter services.
You can add to your train travel, a
'Book As You Go' bus, ferry and
that allows you to travel on
national bus and coach networks and
Cook Strait ferry services, that operate
between the North and South Islands, at your own pace,
in any direction, as many times as your travel plans allows
up to 12 months giving you value for money travel.
If you are experiencing any problems in making your reservation or would like one
of our travel consultant's to make a reservation/s for you, please do not hesitate to contact
Travel Centre team for assistance