InterCity operates regular buses from Wellington to Gisborne.

Buses leave from Platform 10 of the Wellington Railway Station, and arrive at the bus stop located outside the Gisborne isite at 209 Grey Street. The bus trip from Wellington to Gisborne takes approximately 10 hours 15 minutes including regular stops and transfer time.

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About Gisborne

Surf, sun, chardonnay and crayfish - that's the best of Gisborne summed up in just a few words. The quintessential Kiwi lifestyle can still be found in this remote city on the East Coast of the North Island.

Gisborne is one of the first cities in the world to see the sunrise. It's also the place where Captain Cook first set foot when he sailed around New Zealand in 1769.

Beautiful sandy beaches with excellent surf conditions and warm sunny weather bring many Kiwi holidaymakers to Gisborne every summer. The popular music festival Rhythm & Vines is held in Gisborne every year, with top acts performing to ring in the New Year. Gisborne's many vineyards are another top reason to visit the East Coast.

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