InterCity® operates regular buses to Blenheim from across the South Island. Search for a bus to Blenheim with New Zealand's most popular national bus network.

Please note: from the 1st of November to the 18th of December 2022, State Highway 6 between Nelson and Renwick will be closed to make emergency repairs to the road. During this period, InterCity services will detour via SH63 through St Arnaud, which will add an hour to the normal journey time.



Approximate bus to Blenheim travel times:

Picton to Blenheim: 30 minutes

Nelson to Blenheim: 2 hours (3 hours from the 1st of November to the 18th of December 2022)

Christchurch to Blenheim: 4 hours 45 minutes

Kaikoura to Blenheim: 1 hour 30 minutes


About Blenheim

The lovely, sunny town of Blenheim is located in the Marlborough region, in the north-east of the South Island. Known as 'wine country', Blenheim is just 28km away from seaport of Picton, the gateway to the Marlborough Sounds, Wellington and the North Island.

Over the years, Blenheim offered a safe harbour to explorers such as Captain Cook and Dumont d'Urville. Nowadays travellers from New Zealand and the rest of the world visit Blenheim to enjoy its wine industry, gourmet foods, Marlborough Sounds and activities such as golf, fishing, kayaking and water sports.

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