Air: Christchurch International Airport is the main airport servicing the Christchurch and Canterbury region with both domestic and international air services available.
Christchurch International Aiport is 15-20 minutes drive from Christchurch central city. There are several shuttle services between the central city and the Airport.
Road: Intercity Coachline Services offers scheduled service throughout the South Island. Other companies operate shuttle services. The Great Alpine Highway (SH73) is an important route from the East Coast (Canterbury) of the South island to the West Coast. The Great Alpine Highway is a region of diverse landscapes and climate, lakes, braided rivers, natural beauty, unique townships, and provides magnificent views of the Southern Alps.
Rail: Two rail services for the South Island depart/arrive to/from Christchurch. They are:
- The TranzCoastal: a daily service between Picton and Christchurch. Journey time: 5 hours 20 mins
- The TranzAlpine: a daily service between Christchurch and Greymouth. Journey time: 4 hours 30 mins