InterCity bus service connects Christchurch with major towns and cities in the South Island. The TranzCoastal train runs from Picton and Blenheim to the north and connects with the InterIslander Ferry from the North Island. The TranzAlpine train is one of the Great Train Journeys of the World. Christchurch has a good metropolitan bus service.
InterCity Coachlines (03/365–1113. www.intercity.co.nz.)
InterIslander (0800/802–802. www.interislander.co.nz.)
KiwiRail Scenic Journeys (04/495–0775 or 0800/872–467. www.kiwirailscenic.co.nz.)
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