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Suburban Regional Commuter and Long Distance Rail Services
Queenstown to Christchurch Scenic Coach and Train Travel Journey

Travel on this unique scenic travel journey from Queenstown by scenic coach service to either Franz Josef Glacier or Fox Glacier for a 1 or more nights stay before travelling onto from either Franz Josef Glacier or Fox Glacier to Greymouth by bus and the TranzAlpine train to Christchurch.

Travelling on the TranzAlpine train is a scenic rail journey from Greymouth to Arthurs Pass and Christchurch passing though the Southern Alps from the west coast to the east coast of of New Zealand's South Island. The TranzAlpine carriages have advanced air bag suspension system for quieter and smoother travel, un-tinted, non-reflective, panoramic side and roof windows to capture the dramatic coastal and mountain views of the magnificent South Island, GPS triggered journey commentary in five languages at your seat via headphones, plus information displays and overhead HD video and are centrally heated/air conditioned for passenger comfort. Each carriage has onboard washroom/toilet facilities, with '2 Seat-Aisle-2 Seat' seating either as forward facing seats with head rests or 'Table Group' (4 people around a table) seating allowing to experience the amazing views of the magnificent South Island, through panoramic side and roof windows, while enjoying the company of other passengers.

The TranzAlpine train has a café carriage offering a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, snacks and light meals and an open air viewing carriage allows you to get even closer to the stunning scenery and provides many opportunities to photograph your favourite spots.

A minimum of 2 days of travel is required.

You can book accommodation that is near Christchurch Railway Station for TranzAlpine train service to Christchurch.

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TranzAlpine Train

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Queenstown Suburban and Regional Train Services  

There are no suburban commuter passenger train/rail services within Queenstown or in the greater Queenstown region.

Long Distance Passenger Train Services

There are no long distance passenger train/rail services from Queenstown to Christchurch, Queenstown to Invercargill, Queenstown to Te Anau, Queenstown to Aoraki/Mt Cook or Queenstown to Dunedin.