TranzAlpine

Take in the South Island’s stunning mountains and the vast Canterbury Plains aboard the TranzAlpine. New Zealand’s finest inland rail journey.

tranzalpine journey

乘坐基督城和格雷茅斯之间的列车,体验南岛引人注目的自然地貌。旅途中您可以同时远观壮丽的南岛风景,游走于怀马卡里里冰河河岸,穿梭于南岛高耸的山脉中,欣赏当地一望无际的海岸线和原始森林。

TranzAlpine 是世界闻名的火车游览线路之一,单程223公里(139英里),耗时约3个小时。从横穿雄伟的坎特伯雷平原到南岛山脉壮观的悬崖峭壁 ,这将是您人生旅途中不可多得的难忘经历。

 

Experience the TranzAlpine

Wonder what the TranzAlpine journey will be like? Watch this video to see what it's like to take the journey through the snow-capped Southern Alps.

Experience the TranzAlpine

Timetable

From
Christchurch Greymouth
Operating times

The TranzAlpine runs daily departing Christchurch at 8:15 am.  It stops at Greymouth for 1 hour before departing Greymouth at 2:05 pm and arriving back at Christchurch at 6:31 pm. The TranzAlpine does not run on Christmas day.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I reserve a seat?

We automatically reserve your seat(s) when you complete your booking. Your seat number(s) will be on your Boarding Pass, which we print the day before travel ready for your arrival.

See our Seat selection page to find out more about the allocation process.

Which seats are better?

All our seats are the same. They are large, they are comfy, they are reclined - and they all have amazing views!

To cater for everyone's needs, we have two arrangements:

  • Paired seating: this is rotated prior to travel so that all seats face the direction of travel. The paired seating provides a huge amount of legroom and a large flip-down tray-table for your personal use.
  • Table seating: this allows you to enjoy travelling as a group, playing games and sharing food & drink together. However, two people will be sitting against the direction of travel and the legroom is shared.

All seats have New Zealand 3-pin power sockets and a headphone socket for listening to the onboard commentary (headphones are supplied). 

Please see the Onboard our trains section to explore our carriages, facilities and seating arrangements.

Is there long term parking at the Station?

To find out information about you departure and arrival station, including long and short term parking, please see our Stations pages.

Can I take my luggage on board?

We have plenty of room in our secure luggage carriage for all your wheelie bags, backpacks, suitcases, golf clubs, bikes and sport equipment.

However, we only have room for small day bags and handbags on-board. This is because the overhead shelves are made from glass to allow the views to flow into the carriage - so its nice not to obscure them with large bags.

For more information about checking in you larger bags and your luggage allowance, please see our page on Luggage.

Should I bring food and drink?

We have a fully licensed café on board that sells nibbles and snacks, hot and cold food, teas and coffees, soft and alcoholic drinks. You can view our menu online  and even pre-order whilst booking.

You will find that our sandwiches and snacks are similarly priced to New Zealand supermarkets - and it saves you the bother of nipping into the shops on your way to the station!

However, bringing your own snacks and non-alcoholic drinks is allowed, although we do ask that you respect other passengers by not bringing anything with a strong odour.

You are not allowed to bring alcoholic drinks on board, due to our license.

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