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.