NZ's Flexible Backpacker Bus Pass

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New Zealand's most flexible transport pass

Why travel with InterCity FlexiPass?

Find out about the benefits of travelling around New Zealand by bus with an InterCity FlexiPass®. With heaps of great bonuses included in your bus pass, it's a great value way to see New Zealand.

FlexiPass bonus features

InterCity FlexiPass gives you

New Zealand's biggest bus pass network

NZ's Biggest Bus Network: When travelling with a InterCity FlexiPass® you've got access to over 100 daily bus services to more than 600 towns, cities and communities nationwide - letting you hop on/off anywhere! PLUS Free WiFi nationwide! 

Catch the Interislander Ferry on your pass

The Interislander Ferry: To make it easier to travel between the North and South Islands, ferry trips on the Interislander ferry are included in your pass.

Day tours are available on your FlexiPass

Day Tours: A number of GreatSights® and awesomeNZ® day tours are also available with InterCity FlexiPass®. When you book, the allocated tour hours will be deducted from your pass - it's that easy! InterCity FlexiPass® covers the travel component only and you just pay for the extras, like entrance fees and lunches.

See full details on what's included in your pass.

Manage your FlexiPass online

Manage your pass online

You can buy your InterCity FlexiPass® and manage all your travel yourself through the InterCity website. When you buy your pass you'll be asked to choose an access code (like a password or secret phrase) - you'll use this plus your booking reference to log in. Keep track of your hours, plan your routes and add on extras like day tours, all in one place.

Top up your FlexiPass easily

It's easy to add more travel

The more hours you buy, the cheaper each trip becomes. If you find that you need more hours to keep exploring, simply top up your pass with more hours - it's that easy! (Top-ups don't extend pass validity).

Hop on hop off with FlexiPass


You have the flexibility to jump on and off wherever and whenever you please within our network. You can also book and/or change your bus travel up to 2 hours before departure with no penalties. Travel 2 hours today, none the next and then 7 the day after - design your travel around what you want to do!

All travellers welcome

Everyone's welcome

Our network is the way Kiwis travel around New Zealand, so you'll meet regular people doing regular things, as well as other travellers and backpackers just like you.

FlexiPass modern bus

Modern Buses

We operate a modern fleet of low-emission vehicles with air conditioning and free wifi, specifically designed for New Zealand conditions.

FlexiPass is valid for 12 months

Valid for 12 months

Passes are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase, so you've got plenty of time to stop whenever you like.

You can sell on your FlexiPass

You can sell unused hours

If your journey in New Zealand comes to an end and you've got hours left over, you can sell your pass to another traveller with no penalties.


Any questions? Read our FlexiPass FAQs or check the FlexiPass terms and conditions.