Christchurch

Coastal Pacific waiting at Christchurch Station

 

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

Coastal Pacific Timetable

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Christchurch Picton
Operating times

The Coastal Pacific Christchurch to Picton train runs daily each morning from late September to late April. 

 

Call 0800 ARRIVAL for current timings. 

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The Coastal Pacific Picton to Christchurch train runs daily each afternoon from late September to late April. 

 

Call 0800 ARRIVAL for current timings. 

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Christchurch Station Facilities

Travel Centre and Ticket Office

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 bookings@greatjourneysofnz.co.nz.

 

Covered seating area

Covered seating area

Toilets

Toilets

Information Desk

Information Desk

Smoking area

Smoking area

Step free access

Step free access

Be.accessible rated: Bronze

Be.accessible rated: Bronze

Long Term Parking

Long Term Parking

Taxi Rank

Taxi Rank

Local buses

Local buses

Long distance coach connections

Long distance coach connections

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Baggage

To keep our carriages spacious and clutter free, we operate separate luggage carriages. Visit this page to view our luggage policy.
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Discover Christchurch

The South Island's oldest city provides relaxation and entertainment in abundance, so give yourself plenty of time to explore and enjoy it!
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On board our trains

An open air carriage, large panoramic windows and a fully licensed on-board cafe. Find out more about our on board facilities before you travel.
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