State Highway 1 Reopens 18 December

State Highway 1 is open north of Kaikoura and we are pleased to announce bus service will return to this route from 18 December onwards.  Services will operate daily morning and afternoon's in both directions between Picton and Christchurch, both of which will have Gold seat upgrades available.

The Coastal Pacific will be back to service as early as possible for the 2018/2019 season and it is hoped the season will be extended if possible. This could mean an earlier start date than September 2018. We will continue to keep you updated as a return to service date becomes clearer. In the meantime we can book coach transportation for you between Picton and Christchurch.

TranzAlpine Service Information: Due to work in the Otira Tunnel and other track maintenance, this train service will run between Christchurch and Arthurs Pass only and will be replaced by bus between Arthurs Pass and Greymouth on the following dates 07 May, 18 June, 30 July, 10 September, 15 October & 26 November 2018.

 

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Wellington to Picton (Bluebridge)
Wellington to Picton (Bluebridge)

Cross Cook Strait on a Bluebridge Ferry and enjoy real Kiwi hospitality.

On board you'll find a full cafe-style menu. And if you can take your eyes off the views, kick back with free movies, free WIFI and free activities for the kids. Children's age is 1 - 17 Years Inclusive.

 


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Departure City Arrival City Departure Time Arrival Time
Fares
Fare Type Adults Price Child Price
 
Wellington Picton 02:30 AM 06:00 AM

Day Excursions :-

Tour TRAVEL FROM Wellington TO Picton ONLY

Cross Cook Strait on a Bluebridge Ferry and enjoy real Kiwi hospitality.

On board you'll find a full cafe-style menu. And if you can take your eyes off the views, kick back with free movies, free WIFI and free activities for the kids. Children's age is 1 - 17 Years Inclusive.

 

Departure : 50 Waterloo Quay, Wellington
Arrival : 1 Lagoon Road, Picton
Wellington Picton 08:00 AM 11:30 AM

Day Excursions :-

Tour TRAVEL FROM Wellington TO Picton ONLY

Cross Cook Strait on a Bluebridge Ferry and enjoy real Kiwi hospitality.

On board you'll find a full cafe-style menu. And if you can take your eyes off the views, kick back with free movies, free WIFI and free activities for the kids. Children's age is 1 - 17 Years Inclusive.

 

Departure : 50 Waterloo Quay, Wellington
Arrival : 1 Lagoon Road, Picton
Wellington Picton 01:30 PM 05:00 PM

Day Excursions :-

Tour TRAVEL FROM Wellington TO Picton ONLY

Cross Cook Strait on a Bluebridge Ferry and enjoy real Kiwi hospitality.

On board you'll find a full cafe-style menu. And if you can take your eyes off the views, kick back with free movies, free WIFI and free activities for the kids. Children's age is 1 - 17 Years Inclusive.

 

Departure : 50 Waterloo Quay, Wellington
Arrival : 1 Lagoon Road, Picton
Wellington Picton 02:30 AM 06:00 AM

Day Excursions :-

Tour TRAVEL FROM Wellington TO Picton ONLY

Cross Cook Strait on a Bluebridge Ferry and enjoy real Kiwi hospitality.

On board you'll find a full cafe-style menu. And if you can take your eyes off the views, kick back with free movies, free WIFI and free activities for the kids. Children's age is 1 - 17 Years Inclusive.

 

Departure : 50 Waterloo Quay, Wellington
Arrival : 1 Lagoon Road, Picton