Rail Bus Passes

Railbus Passes are a combination of Scenic Rail Passes and Intercity bus passes.

Valid for travel from 27 September 2023 - 30 June 2025. 

A New Zealand Travel Team RailBus Pass is a flexible ‘Book As You Go’ travel pass that allows you to travel on New Zealand’s 3 long-distance passenger train services between Auckland and Wellington, Picton to Christchurch, Christchurch to Greymouth, your choice of an Intercity Flexi Bus Pass and ferry sailing/s between the North and South Islands by purchasing the number of ‘Travel’ days you want to use and travel whenever it suits, for up to 2 months from the date of your first journey.

New Zealand RailBus Passes are suited for independent travellers, families or small groups, who are travelling together on the same routes, to the same destinations.

Reservations for train, bus & ferry services are compulsory and should be made as soon as possible to avoid disappointment and no later than 72 Hours prior to the travel date to secure a seat.  Reservations are subject to availability and can be made by contacting our New Zealand Travel Team.

Please note each traveller needs his or her own pass.

Rail Bus Passes