Christchurch to Picton

Christchurch to Picton

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CHC Christchurch Airport, Canterbury NZ
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CHC Christchurch Airport, Canterbury NZ
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CHC Christchurch Airport, Canterbury NZ
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From Christchurch Airport to Picton by Flight and Flight

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CHC Christchurch Airport, Canterbury NZ
1d 20m journey in Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in AKL 21h 30m
09:00
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BHE Blenheim Airport
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12:30
CHC Christchurch Airport, Canterbury NZ
4h 30m journey in Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in AKL 1h 35m
17:00
BHE Blenheim Airport
Instant Fastest
15:05
CHC Christchurch Airport, Canterbury NZ
2h 35m journey in Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in WLG 1h 10m
17:40
BHE Blenheim Airport

Transportation from Christchurch to Picton

How to get from Christchurch to Picton

When you want to get from Christchurch to Picton, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about NZD 431.16. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as NZD 282.12.

How far is Christchurch from Picton?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Christchurch to Picton. Your trip will be a total of 211 miles (339 km). The flying distance is 184 miles (295 km).

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

The travel time from Christchurch to Picton can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 26 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Christchurch to Picton varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is New Zealand Rail: travelling by train expect to pay as low as NZD 282.12 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as NZD 431.16.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Christchurch to Picton:

  • Train tickets - NZD 159.00 to NZD 159.00;
  • Plane tickets - NZD 333.58 to NZD 431.16;

How many trips per day are there between Christchurch and Picton?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Canterbury NZ to Picton depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Canterbury NZ to Picton. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is NZD 333.58.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Canterbury NZ to Picton
Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a 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’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Christchurch to Picton

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Christchurch to Picton? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 88% users took a plane.
  • 12% users enjoyed a train ride.