InterCity operates daily buses from Hastings to Gisborne and takes approximately 4 hours and 20 minutes.

Buses to Gisborne leave from the bus shelter opposite Subway, 117 Russell Street, and arrive in Gisborne outside the i-SITE, 209 Grey Street, Gisborne.

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About Gisborne

The city of Gisborne is located on the north end of Poverty Bay and is named after an early Colonial Secretary William Gisborne. The city’s Kaiti Beach is the site of Captain Cook’s first landing in New Zealand.

Gisborne generally has warm summers and is one of the sunniest places in New Zealand with average yearly sunshine of around 2200 hours. On average Gisborne records temperatures over 24°C, 65 days a year.

Gisborne has a comprehensive wine trail that leads to boutique wineries. Custom tours are available to transport you to and from the wineries.  

The city is host to multiple popular annual events, notably Rhythm and Vines, which is a New Year’s music festival.