How to Reach Kaikoura
GET IN & AROUND
- Kaikoura Airport is located about 7 kms south of town, but is very small and services mostly charter fights. There is no public transport to and from the airport, but transport from Kaikoura Shuttles can be arranged.
- Many buses run between the various towns in the region, such as InterCity or Southern Link K Bus, and can be found next to the i-SITE Visitors Centre. There are also trains that run between Kaikoura and bigger cities such as Christchurch and Blenheim.
- There is a local shuttle service around the Kaikoura district, called Kaikoura Door to Door Shuttles, as well as a few taxi services, so you can arrange pick-ups and drop-offs to various destinations. Renting a car is favourable as there is not much public transport in this region.
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|Amberley to Kaikoura||134.49 km||2 hours 14 mins|
|Christchurch to Kaikoura||169.42 km||2 hours 49 mins|
|Wellington to Kaikoura||173.19 km||2 hours 53 mins|
|Porirua (wellington) to Kaikoura||190.28 km||3 hours 10 mins|
|Porirua to Kaikoura||190.34 km||3 hours 10 mins|
|Lincoln to Kaikoura||190.74 km||3 hours 10 mins|
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|New plymouth to Kaikoura||372.13 km||6 hours 12 mins|