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Service Information:   The Christchurch/Kaikoura/Blenheim/Picton/Christchurch train services has been cancelled until further notice due to extensive track damage between Christchurch and Picton resulting from the 14 Nov 16 North Canterbury earthquake * Daily bus services are operating between Christchurch/Blenheim/Picton/Christchurch. For online fares, times and reservations, click on the above Bus Services link
The Coastal Pacific
Christchurch - Kaikoura - Picton Train Timetable
(Operates Daily Except Christmas Day - 25 December)
(Timetable and Service information effective from 01 Jan 17)
Christchurch to Picton Picton To Christchurch
Depart - Christchurch 7.00am   Depart - Picton# 1.25pm  
Rangiora 7.28am   Blenheim% 2.03pm  
Waipara 7.56am   Seddon 2.27pm  
Kaikoura* 9.57am   Kaikoura* 4.03pm  
Seddon 11.24am   Waipara 5.50pm  
Blenheim % 11.55pm   Rangiora 6.21pm  
Arrive - Picton# 12.22pm   Arrive - Christchurch 6.45pm  
Fares and Reservations

Currently Unavailable

Fares and Reservations

Currently Unavailable

# Connects with ferry sailings from Picton to Wellington

* For Whale Watching and swimming with the dolphins

% For bus and coaches to Nelson
# Connects with ferry sailings from Wellington to Picton

* For Whale Watching and swimming with the dolphins

% For bus and coaches from Nelson