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Service Information:   The Christchurch/Kaikoura/Blenheim/Picton train service will operate until 30 April 2017 * For alternative land travel between Christchurch/Kaikoura/Blenheim/Picton travel 1 May 2017 to 21 September 2017 please click on the above Bus Services link
The Coastal Pacific
Christchurch - Kaikoura - Picton Train Timetable
(Operates Daily Except Christmas Day - 25 December)

(Timetable effective from  23 Sep 16)

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  
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Fares and Reservations

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# 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