Bus to Invercargill
Catch the InterCity bus to Invercargill, New Zealand's most southern city. InterCity buses depart daily from different locations around the South Island travelling to Invercargill.
The main InterCity bus stop in Invercargill is at outside the Tuatara Lodge, 32 Dee St, next to the i-Site Visitor Centre, Wachner Place.
Approximate bus travel times to Invercargill:
Christchurch to Invercargill: 10 hours
Dunedin to Invercargill: 3 hours 15 minutes
Queenstown to Invercargill: 3 hours
Te Anau to Invercargill: 2 hours 40 minutes
Gore to Invercargill: 1 hour
Invercargill is New Zealand's southernmost and westernmost city and one of the worlds southernmost cities. Invercargill lies in the centre of the Southland Plains and is the commercial centre for the Southern Region.
World famous for producing Oysters, the town of Bluff, (located just 30 km's south of Invercargill), celebrates this fame with an annual Oyster and Food Festival. Visitors flock to the region for this exciting winter event with tickets and local accommodation selling out quickly.
Invercargill's main domain, Queen's Park, is a vast sprawling, calming green oasis that spans an impressive 81ha! That means there's plenty of room to spread out and find a quiet space just for yourself. The park features a big aviary, rose gardens, a selfie exploration challenge, a golf course, specialty gardens, fitness course and a band rotunda.
Invercargill is a great place to escape to with excellent shopping, cafes and restaurants and beautiful Edwardian and Victorian architecture and heritage buildings. A visit to the Southland Museum and Art Gallery and the City Gallery is a must, where interesting collections and displays are regularly exhibited.
Destinations close to Invercargill include Stewart Island, Fiordland National Park and the Catlins. These are incredibly scenic destinations with spectacular natural beauty and stunning landscapes, they're certainly worth a visit if you're in Southland.
For more information visit invercargill.org.nz
It's easy to bus to Invercargill with InterCity and the FlexiPass bus pass makes it even easier! If you're interested in affordable, flexible bus travel that can be managed online, take a look at the FlexiPass!