New Zealand's North Island with its 7 unique geographical regions
and diverse natural beauty, from soaring mountain peaks, fiords, lakes,
rivers, native rugged bush, the majestic volcanoes of the North Island's
central plateau to the central North Island skifields of
Turoa by bus and coach from
Wellington by clicking on the destination you would like to travel too
on the left or on the route map located on the right.
With the national travel networks of
and Mana/Naked Bus operating over
80 daily services, you can travel to over 300 towns, cities, skifields
and major tourist destinations in the North Island.
With fares starting from NZ$1.00 - travelling on InterCity Coachlines
and Naked Bus bus
networks is an affordable way to see the North Island's unique scenic
Major coach and bus operators like
InterCity Coachlines and Naked Bus operate frequent daily
regional and long distance bus and coach services
in both the North and South Island, with some bus and coach services connecting with
Cook Strait ferry services
operating between Wellington and Picton
crossing Cook Strait separating the North and South Islands.
InterCity Coachlines operates a modern
fleet of buses and coaches that are eco-friendly, air-conditioned and
have reclining seats with foot and head
rests with some long distance coaches having onboard toilet/washroom
facilities. InterCity Coachlines regional bus
services do not have onboard toilet/washroom facilities.
All long distance and regional bus and coach services do stop regularly
for comfort and refreshment breaks.
Starlighter overnight bus service from Wellington to Palmerston
North, Taupo, Rotorua, Hamilton and Auckland connects with
Cook Strait ferry services operating
the South Island to
Wellington in the North Island.
The Starlighter overnight bus service features
reclining seats with foot and head rests, individual reading lights and air
conditioning controls, onboard toilet/washroom facility and makes two
refreshment/comfort stops on route.
Coachlines Wellington to Auckland daytime and Starlighter
overnight coach services have GOLD seats - soft leather
reclining chairs on the lower deck of the double decker coaches, complete with individual USB charging ports and free WiFi. These seats provide plenty of room to stretch your legs.
The best thing is, they don't cost a lot more than the regular fare!
Simply lie back and relax – plug in your USB, log on to the WiFi
With InterCity Coachlines FareFinder online seat
availability, fare and reservation system, you can search for
departure times, fares and make instant confirmation reservations for
all InterCity Coachlines regional and long distance services throughout
travel on the famous TranzAlpine train from Christchurch to Greymouth, Nelson Westport, Punakaiki, Hokitika,
Franz Josef, Fox Glacier, Wanaka and Queenstown.
Combined bus and ferry travel can be made from Wellington to Christchurch, Picton, Blenheim, Kaikoura
or Nelson that includes both bus and
ferry travel in one fare and ticket.
If you want to explore and see New Zealand's unique scenic beauty,
there are a range of
'Book As You Go' flexi bus and ferry passes
giving value for money travel.
You can use your 'Book As You Go' flexi bus and ferry pass, to travel
through out New Zealand on New Zealand's largest regional and national
bus, coach, scenic coach, ferry and sightseeing network, that includes
Cook Strait ferry
sailings between the North and South Islands, sightseeing tours -
like dolphin watching cruises in the Bay
of Islands and lots more.
discounted, so you will be saving money, as you travel plus it gives you total freedom to alter your plans
whenever you want.
Set your own itinerary and travel when you want, as your 'Book As
You Go' flexi bus and ferry pass is valid for 12 months so you
can stay a while then leave when you please.