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seat availability and make instant confirmation bus and coach
bookings for travel on New Zealand's largest national bus,
coach and ferry
transport network, operating 150 daily services - 365 days a year,
to over 500 cities, towns, major skifields, sightseeing
attractions and major tourist destinations throughout New Zealand,
in association with Newmans Coachlines,
and Great Sights with its premier
sightseeing touring network and combined bus and train travel on the
With fares from NZ$1.00, travelling on
Great Sights national bus and coach services is
an affordable way to see New Zealand's unique scenic beauty.
Travel is on modern eco-friendly, air conditioned coaches and buses
featuring reclining seats with foot and head rests, with some long
distance coach services having on board washroom/ toilet facility.
All regional and long distance bus services do stop regularly for
comfort and refreshment breaks.
Starlighter overnight bus service operates Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Taupo, Palmerston North and Wellington
Cook Strait ferry services between Wellington in the North Island and Picton in the
South Island. The Starlighter service has
reclining seats with foot and head rests, individual reading lights
and air conditioning controls, on board toilet/washroom facilities
and a limited number of GOLD seats being soft leather reclining chairs with
plenty of room to lie back and relax, with individual USB charging
ports and free WiFi.
Alternatively you can travel on the Starlighter
Sleeper service with bunk beds on board. Top bunks are single
hammock-style beds, with two bunks side by side underneath, divided
by a privacy screen. Each bunk
comes with a small lightweight pillow and has a three-pin power
point and a USB power point so you can keep your devices charged and
enjoy free onboard wifi and a bottle of water and some cookies in
case you need a midnight snack!
Some InterCity Coachlines long distance and regional bus and coach services in the
North and South Islands, connect with
Cook Strait ferry services
that operate between Wellington in the North and Picton in the South
With combined bus and train fares and travel
available, travel on the
TranzAlpine train between Christchurch and Greymouth,
with connecting bus services to and from Nelson, Murchison, Westport, Punakaki, Hokitika,
Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier.
Reservations can be made for combined bus and
ferry travel from
Kaitaia, Kerikeri, Paihia (Bay of Islands), Whangarei, Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua,
Palmerston North or Wellington to Picton or Blenheim.
Bus reservations can be made for travel to or from
Auckland International Airport or to or from
Christchurch International Airport.
If planning to ski, snowboard or explore New Zealand's scenic beauty,
there are a range of flexible
'Book As You Go' bus, scenic coach ferry and
allowing you to travel on New Zealand's largest
national bus, coach and ferry travel network at your own pace,
in any direction, as many times as your travel plans allow
up to 12 months giving you value for money travel.