InterCity® operates daily buses from Oamaru to Christchurch and the journey will take approximately 4 hours and 15 minutes.

Buses to Christchurch will depart from the bus stop outside the public toilets, Eden Street, Oamaru and arrive outside the Bus Exchange on Lichfield Street.

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About Christchurch

Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island and the third most populous city in New Zealand. The city was named by the Canterbury Association.

An earthquake measuring a magnitude 6.3 struck the city on Tuesday 22 February 2011. The quake levelled the city and claimed a total of 185 lives. The city has experienced rapid growth since the earthquakes with the central city being rebuilt.

There are many interesting things to see and do when you touch down in Christchurch. Located directly across the road from the airport is the International Antarctic Centre. Enjoy a trip through Antarctica and experience the continent. For more information on the International Antarctic Centre visit their official website: