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New Zealand is full of spectacular scenery, so why not sit back and relax as you train through some of the world's most scenic countryside!

Choose from following Trains:

  • TranzAlpine:  Christchurch to Greymouth or v.v       Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Coastal Pacific: Christchurch to Picton or v.v.         Duration: 5 hours 20 minutes (does not operate from 4 May to 25 Sep 2015)
  • Northern Exlplorer: Auckland to Wellington or v.v   Duration: 10 hours 55 minutes (From 9 November 2015 departures from Auckland will be 5 minutes earlier)

New Zealand Train Schedules

TranzAlpine- Important Information

To enable work in the Otira Tunnel and other track maintenance to be performed, on the following days the TranzAlpine will run from Christchurch to Arthurs Pass return and will be coach replaced from Arthurs Pass to Greymouth return.

  • Tuesday 27 & Wednesday 28 January 2015
  • Tuesday 10 & Wednesday 11 March 2015
  • Tuesday 5 & Wednesday 6 May 2015
  • Tuesday 9 & Wednesday 10 June 2015
  • Tuesday 28 & Wednesday 29 July 2015
  • Tuesday 15 & Wednesday 16 September 2015
  • Tuesday 3 & Wednesday 4 November 2015
  • Tuesday 8 & Wednesday 9 December 2015

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  • TranzAlpine TranzCoastal Overlander
  • Journey Description Journey Description Journey Description
  • Christchurch C Greymouth Christchurch C Picton Auckland C Wellington
  • Distance: 231 km Distance: 347 km Distance: 680.7 km
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes Duration: 12 hours