Christchurch to Oamaru

Christchurch to Oamaru


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Transportation from Christchurch to Oamaru

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

How to get from Christchurch to Oamaru?

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

  • Bus

How far is Christchurch from Oamaru?

The overland distance from Christchurch to Oamaru is 178 miles (286 km).
The flying distance is 137 miles (220 km).

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

The travel time from Christchurch to Oamaru takes approximately 6 hours.

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

To get from Christchurch to Oamaru prepare to shell out about NZD 64.80 for your ticket.

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

Buses from Christchurch to Oamaru ride 2 times a day.

Useful tips for travel from Christchurch to Oamaru

While bus 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 bus ticket:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Do many travellers take bus from Christchurch to Oamaru?

Up to now, 568 booked bus tickets from Christchurch to Oamaru through our service. You can check reviews above.