Network Update 

Last updated 4:30pm, Monday 21 September


  • Auckland is currently at Alert Level 2.5 and will move to Alert Level 2 from 11.59pm on Wednesday 23 September
  • The rest of New Zealand moves to Alert Level 1 from 11.59pm on Monday 21 September
  • Passengers travelling on InterCity services that do not originate or terminate in Auckland are not required to wear face masks during Alert Level 1
  • Passengers on board all services originating and terminating in Auckland are still required to wear face masks while Auckland is in Alert Level 2
  • You will need to supply your own mask or face covering while travelling on these services and it must remain securely fitted to your face for the duration of the journey. If you do not wear a mask, you will not be able to travel. 
  • For information about masks and homemade face coverings, visit the official government COVID-19 website 



Please stay home and do not travel if you are sick or have any of the following flu-like symptoms: a cough, high temperature of at least 38c, shortness of breath, sore throat, sneezing and runny nose or a temporary loss of smell. For more information see  


If you have a booking that has been cancelled, and was paid by credit card directly to us, we will automatically process a refund of your fare. If your booking was made through an agent you will need to contact them. For all other refund enquiries, please email us. 

Transferring a booking

If you a have forward booking and would like to postpone your travel, please email us with your booking details. We will respond as soon as we can. 

Contacting us

Due to heavy demand, please email us rather than call, and include your booking reference number. 

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work through these changes.  We will update this page with further updates as soon as possible. 


Services with updated days of operation
Service Route Operating Days Timetable end date
IC6101 Kerikeri - Auckland (Express Service: No Rest Stops) Daily  
IC6108 Auckland - Kerikeri Daily  
IC6210 Rotorua - Auckland Daily  
IC6211 Auckland - Gisborne Daily  
IC6219 Auckland - Rotorua Daily  
IC6222 Gisborne - Auckland Daily  
IC6224 Gisborne - Auckland Fri only  
IL6202 Hamilton - Auckland Sun to Fri 11-Oct
IL6223 Auckland - Hamilton Mon to Fri 11-Oct
IL6239 Auckland - St Peters College Sun  11-Oct
IC6331 Thames - Whitianga Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun 30-Oct
IC6332 Whitianga - Thames Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun 30-Oct
IC6344 Whitianga - Thames Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun 30-Oct
IC6345 Thames - Whitianga Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun 30-Oct
IC6356 Bayfair - Auckland Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun  
IC6357 Auckland - Tauranga Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun  
IC6363 Auckland - Bayfair Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun  
IC6364 Wellington - Napier Mon,Thu,Fri,Sun 30-Oct
IC6367 Napier - Wellington Mon,Thu,Fri,Sun 30-Oct
IC6374 Mount Maunganui - Auckland Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun  
IC6407 Auckland - Palmerston North Sun, Mon, Thu, Fri  
IC6412 Palmerston North - Auckland Mon, Tue, Fri, Sun  
IC6415 Auckland - New Plymouth Fri, Sun  
IC6416 New Plymouth - Auckland Fri,Sun  
IC6501 Auckland - Wellington Daily  
IC6502 Wellington - Auckland Daily  
IC6503 Auckland - Wellington *Overnight* Daily  
IC6504 Wellington - Auckland *Overnight* Daily  
IC6602 Hastings - Auckland Daily  
IC6606 Hastings - Tauranga Mon,Thu,Fri,Sun  
IC6609 Auckland - Hastings Daily  
IC6805 Whanganui - Wellington Daily  
IC6808 Palmerston North - New Plymouth Daily  
IC6809 New Plymouth - Palmerston North Daily  
IC6818 Wellington - Whanganui Daily  
IC6961 Napier  - Wellington Daily  
IC6962 Wellington - Napier Daily  
IC6965 Gisborne - Napier Mon, Thu, Fri, Sun 30-Oct
IC6966 Napier - Gisborne Mon, Thu, Fri, Sun 30-Oct
IC7103 Tauranga - Hastings Mon,Thu,Fri,Sun  
IC7324 Auckland – Kerikeri (School Holiday timetable change) Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun  
IC7329 Kerikeri – Auckland (School Holiday timetable change) Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun  
IC7330 Kerikeri – Kaitaia (School Holiday timetable change) Mon,Wed,Fri,Sun  
IC7331 Kaitaia – Kerikeri (School Holiday timetable change) Mon,Wed,Fri,Sun  
IC7701 Tauranga - Wellington Daily  
IC7710 Wellington - Tauranga Daily  
IC8110 Dunedin - Christchurch Daily  
IC8137 Christchurch - Dunedin Daily  
IC8205 Christchurch - Invercargill Daily  
IC8206 Invercargill - Christchurch Daily  
IC8207 Te Anau - Invercargill Mon,Wed,Fri,Sun  
IC8208 Invercargill - Te Anau Mon,Wed,Fri,Sun  
IC8502 Queenstown - Dunedin Daily  
IC8503 Dunedin - Queenstown Daily  
IC8701 Nelson - Picton Fri,Sat,Sun,Mon 30-Oct
IC8702 Picton - Nelson Fri,Sat,Sun,Mon 30-Oct
IC8707 Christchurch - Picton Daily  
IC8708 Picton - Christchurch Daily  
IC8825 Nelson - Greymouth Mon,Wed,Fri,Sun 30-Oct
IC8826 Greymouth - Nelson Tue,Wed,Fri,Sun 1-Nov
IC9556 Queenstown - Christchurch Mon,Wed,Fri,Sun 2-Nov
IC9557 Christchurch - Queenstown Mon,Wed,Fri,Sun 2-Nov
GS9824 Queenstown - Franz Josef Mon,Tue,Thu,Sat 31-Oct
GS9827 Franz Josef - Queenstown Mon,Tue,Thu,Sat 31-Oct
GS9829 Greymouth - Fox Glacier Mon,Wed,Fri,Sun 30-Oct
GS9830 Fox Glacier - Greymouth Tue,Wed,Fri,Sun 1-Nov