Catch the InterCity bus from Dunedin to Christchurch with regular, cheap, and convenient daily services. The bus journey takes approximately 6 hours, with regular breaks along the way.

Buses depart Dunedin from 3 central locations around the city:

  • Dunedin InterCity bus stop: 331 Moray Place, Platform K, Outside Countdown Supermarket
  • Dunedin (Otago University) - Bus Stop ID356, 686 Great King Street
  • Dunedin Botanic Gardens - Bus stop opposite Pet Planet, 14 Bank Street, North East Valley

Services arrive in Christchurch outside the Bus Exchange on Lichfield Street, with ongoing connections throughout the South Island including Hanmer Springs, Picton, Interislander Ferry and Nelson.


About Christchurch

There's always something new to explore in Ōtautahi Christchurch. Wander through its central city and find cutting-edge architecture alongside some of New Zealand's oldest buildings. Street art enlivens the city, and green spaces abound where you can rest and recharge.

Some of the popular things to do in Christchurch include swimming, surfing and picnicking at one of the local beaches, punting on the Ōtākaro Avon River or taking to one of the nearby ski slopes for a day on the snow! Alternatively, exploring the city by foot is a great way to get your bearings. Visit the Christchurch Art Gallery, Hagley Park and the Botanic Gardens for a leisurely activity in Christchurch's inner city. 

For more ideas about what you can do in Christchurch visit christchurchnz.com.