How to Reach Christchurch
HOW TO GET TO CHRISTCHURCH
- By Air: Christchurch International Airport is New Zealand's second largest airport. It services 7 different airlines connecting the city with domestic centres and 10 international airports, namely, Bangkok, Brisbane, Dubai, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Nadi, Perth, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.
- By Train: KiwiRail, Coastal Pacific and TranzAlpine connect Christchurch to neighbouring regions.
- By Ferry: Ferries connect Christchurch to cities such as Wellington and Picton.
- By Road: State Highway 1 connects Christchurch to neighbouring towns and cities.
HOW TO GET AROUND CHRISTCHURCH
- By Tram: The Christchurch Tramway runs in a small loop in the inner part of the city.
- By Bus: Busses although up and running are less frequent with few stops.
- By Car: Many tourists find it convenient to rent a car and traverse the city on their own.
- By Taxi: Taxis are available for hire in Christchurch. Although, they tend to be a bit expensive.
- By Bicycle: Exploring the city on a bicycle is the best way to do it! The city has dedicated lanes for bicycle riders.
Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Christchurch. The most preferred mode of transport in Christchurch is Car.
Average distance: 11.63 km Average time: 26.77 min
Car 68.18%Driving 17.67 min Walking 0.13 min Overall average time for 13.96 kms 17.8 min
Bus/Trolleybus 9.09%Bus 25 min Walking 9.5 min Waiting 0.5 min Overall average time for 8 kms 35 min
Walking 18.18%Walking 48.75 min Driving 7.5 min Bike 1.75 min Overall average time for 4.88 kms 58 min
Motorbike 4.55%Motorbike 20 min Overall average time for 11 kms 20 min
|Nelson to Christchurch||257.37 km||4 hours 17 mins|
|Wellington to Christchurch||342.59 km||5 hours 42 mins|
|Dunedin to Christchurch||350.99 km||5 hours 50 mins|
|Porirua to Christchurch||359.76 km||5 hours 59 mins|
|Waikanae to Christchurch||397.65 km||6 hours 37 mins|
|Palmerston north to Christchurch||481.26 km||8 hours 1 mins|
|Te anau to Christchurch||585.01 km||9 hours 45 mins|
|Hamilton to Christchurch||698.31 km||11 hours 38 mins|
|Morrinsville to Christchurch||723.41 km||12 hours 3 mins|