Christchurch Station opens at 6:00am for Check-in and Ticketing.
Coastal Pacific train passengers should arrive for Check-in no later than 6:40am.
You can buy tickets for the Coastal Pacific at Christchurch Station on the day of travel, but we strongly encourage you to Book online in advance. Standing is not allowed, so if all seats are sold out, you will not be able to travel. The Ticket Office closes at 3.00pm.
- Check-in opens at 6:00am.
- All wheeled cabin bags, large bags, backpacks and suitcases need to be checked-in.
- Please bring a small day-pack or handbag to carry anything you may need for the journey.
Christchurch Station , Addington , Christchurch
Christchurch Station Facilities
Travel Centre and Ticket Office
Christchurch railway station acts as a travel centre for The Great Journeys of New Zealand, selling tickets for all our services over the counter. The travel centre is open daily from 8am to 5pm.
Although you can buy tickets on the day, we strongly recommend booking in advance to guarantee travel.
The Travel Centre can be called on 0800 872 467 or contacted via email on firstname.lastname@example.org.