InterCity® operates daily buses from Dunedin to Timaru. Taking the bus from Dunedin to Timaru will take approximately 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Buses to Timaru depart from the Travel Centre at 331 Moray Place, Platform K, Outside Countdown Supermarket, and arrive in Timaru at the Travel Centre Railway Station, 1 Station Street, Timaru. 

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About Timaru

The second largest city within the Canterbury region, Timaru is situated south of Christchurch. With scenic coastal and country attractions, art galleries and a calendar full of markets and other public events, Timaru is a great family-friendly destination to visit year round.

One of the city’s main points of interest is its harbour, one of the largest man-made harbours in the world. As well as its interesting coastal features, Timaru sits near many inland lakes where outdoor activities such as sailing, water skiing, boating and fishing are popular during the summer season.

For additional information on the city of Timaru, visit the South Canterbury website.