Christchurch to Kaikoura

Christchurch to Kaikoura

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Transportation from Christchurch to Kaikoura

  • Trains
    NZD 89
  • Buses are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Flights are not avaliable
  • Taxis are not avaliable

How to get from Christchurch to Kaikoura?

When you want to get from Christchurch to Kaikoura, your choices are limited. There is only one option we offer for this route:

  • Train

How far is Christchurch from Kaikoura?

The overland distance from Christchurch to Kaikoura is 122 miles (196 km).
The flying distance is 94 miles (151 km).

How long does it take to get from Christchurch to Kaikoura?

The travel time from Christchurch to Kaikoura takes 4 hours in media.

How much does it cost to get from Christchurch to Kaikoura?

To get from Christchurch to Kaikoura prepare to shell out about NZD 89.01 for your ticket.

How many trips per day are there from Christchurch to Kaikoura?

Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 departures a day.

Useful tips for travel from Christchurch to Kaikoura

While train is the only option we offer for this route, these simple tips and recommendations will help enhance your travel experience.


Things to remember before buying your train ticket:

  • Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel.
  • In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough - it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.
  • If you are in for a premium experience, opt for a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi and a choice of snacks and drinks.

Do many travellers take train from Christchurch to Kaikoura?

Up to now, 571 booked train tickets from Christchurch to Kaikoura through our service. You can check reviews above.