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From Greymouth to Canterbury by train

Greymouth, West Coast
Christchurch, Canterbury
4h 26m

Greymouth to Christchurch Schedule

Greymouth to Christchurch Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
New Zealand Rail First Class Seat 14:05 – 18:31NZD 199

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How to get from Greymouth to Christchurch?

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

  • Train

How far is Greymouth from Christchurch?

The overland distance from Greymouth to Christchurch is 150 miles (240 km).
The flying distance is 123 miles (197 km).

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

The travel time from Greymouth to Christchurch takes 5 hours in media.

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

To get from Greymouth to Christchurch prepare to shell out about NZD 199.01 for your ticket.

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

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

Useful tips for travel from Greymouth to Christchurch

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 Greymouth to Christchurch?

Up to now, 555 booked train tickets from Greymouth to Christchurch through our service. You can check reviews above.