Our Scenic NZ Trains

If you are looking for New Zealand trains, then look no further. Climb aboard our Auckland to Wellington train, our Picton to Christchurch train and our world-famous Christchurch to Greymouth train.

Discover why our scenic long-distance-passenger trains are the perfect way to travel in New Zealand.

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Northern Explorer

Travel 658km between Auckland and Wellington on our Northern Explorer scenic train to discover the heart of New Zealand culture
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Coastal Pacific

Cruise the Pacific coastline on the Coastal Pacific, with soaring mountains, secret beaches and gorgeous sea views
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Climb through the majestic Southern Alps between Christchurch and Greymouth on our world-famous TranzAlpine scenic train
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Explore our Scenic Class Carriages

Settle down for the journey of a lifetime, with huge panoramic windows and comfy reclined seating
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Take a break in our Cafe

Explore our Scenic Cafe, where you'll find hot and cold food and drinks to feast upon along with the views
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Our New Zealand rail network

Create your amazing New Zealand travel itinerary using our New Zealand rail map to connect together our top New Zealand destinations
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Follow the stories of our land

Connect with the histories and stories of New Zealand by tuning into our GPS triggered Audio Commentary
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Accessibility on our trains

From hearing loops to hoists, wheelchair spaces to accessible toilets; our scenic trains have every comfort you need
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