What is TravelPass

Our TravelPass bus pass range brings together the most popular travelling routes so you can explore New Zealand like a local ... with us! It has a pre-planned itinerary that you can follow at your own pace. Choose from itineraries that take in the North Island, South Island or the whole of New Zealand. Some passes also include great bonuses like day tours, ferry and train travel!

Why choose TravelPass

Travelling around New Zealand by bus with an InterCity TravelPass is easy! It's the perfect mix of flexibility and security - you can explore New Zealand in your own time, but you don't need to plan your route. We've included heaps of bonuses in your bus pass, making it a great value way to see New Zealand. Here are some of the benefits of Intercity TravelPass.
  • Great route options with TravelPass
    Great route options

    There are multiple daily departures on our main routes, so it’s easy to find a bus service that works for you.

  • TravelPass has New Zealand's biggest travel network
    New Zealand's largest network

    InterCity is New Zealand's largest transport network, with over 100 daily services nationwide to more than 600 towns, cities and communities.

  • Flexible travel options with TravelPass
    Flexible travel

    With a TravelPass you’re not tied down to any schedule. If your plans change, no problem! Change or cancel bookings up to 2 hours before departure. You also have the flexibility to jump on and off at any bus stop along the route, including those little towns in between.

  • Great range of day tours with TravelPass
    Day tours

    From sandboarding at Cape Reinga and trips to Hobbiton to a scenic cruise in Milford Sound, our passes offer great bonus day tours to help stretch your budget further.

  • Manage your TravelPass easily online
    Manage online

    You can log in and book all your travel yourself via the InterCity website. Plan your trip and add on extras like day tours, all in one place.

  • Modern buses with air conditioning and wifi
    Modern buses

    We operate a modern fleet of low-emission vehicles with free onboard WiFi, specifically designed for New Zealand conditions.

  • TravelPass is valid for 12 months
    Valid for 12 months

    InterCity bus passes are valid for 12 months, so you've got plenty of time to stop whenever you like.

  • Interislander ferry is part of TravelPass
    Interislander ferry

    Our nationwide TravelPasses (Aotearoa Explorer, Tiki Tour and Island Loop) include travel on the Interislander ferry between the North and South islands, making it easier for you to make your way around the country. (Please note that Interislander bookings, changes and cancellations need to be made at least 26 hours before travel.)

Got more questions? Read our full TravelPass FAQs or check the TravelPass terms and conditions.

Decide which TravelPass is right for you

Whether you can plan to travel the North Island, South Island or the whole of New Zealand, we have a range of itineraries to suit and you can follow them at your own pace.
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