Book a comfortable and scenic train ride between Christchurch and Arthur’s Pass. Kick off the trip as you hop aboard a modern and air-conditioned train from Christchurch Railway Station or Arthur’s Pass Railway Station. You’ll also enjoy a 32kg luggage allowance so you can bring your stuff with you to your destination. Be in awe of the snowcapped mountains of New Zealand as you travel along the 223-kilometer line. Don’t miss out on snapping epic pictures as the sun goes down the horizon during your 5-hour Arthur’s Pass to Christchurch trip. So book now and travel in style and comfort to your destination.

Departure Routes & Schedule

Christchurch to Arthur’s Pass

  • Departure Location: Christchurch
  • Time: 08:15
  • Arrive at 10:51

Arthur’s Pass to Christchurch

  • Departure Location: Arthur’s Pass
  • Time: 16:28
  • Arrive at 18:31
  • Arrive at the station at least 20 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time
  • The departure time may change due to weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances

Luggage Information

  • Luggage Weight Limit: No single bag may weigh more than 32kg or 71lbs
  • Wheeled bags and cabin bags are not allowed inside the carriages and must be checked in. Please bring a small bag for items such as cameras, wallets, phones, medication, coats or jumpers, etc
  • Bags over 32kg will not be accepted and must be repacked. Repacked bags can be purchased for NZD10 in addition to the NZD20 extra bag charge
  • Bags weighing over 23kg requires two people to lift on to the train and we may require your assistance when boarding your bags
  • You may carry a maximum of two additional pieces of luggage per person for a surcharge of NZD20 per piece
  • Maximum volume per bag is 200cm. This can be calculated by adding the height, length, and width of the bag all together
  • Additional luggage (per piece), bikes (maximum of 2, subject to availability), golf clubs, ski equipment, and surfboards will incur a surcharge of NZD20
  • Bikes with trailers (maximum of 1, subject to availability) will incur a surcharge of NZD50
  • Please indicate if you have excess luggage upon check out
  • Pet Policy:
  • Only certified assistance dogs allowed
  • The dog must wear an identification tag with the owner’s name, address and telephone number
  • During the trip your dog must be restrained by its lead and seated on an absorbent mat which you’ll need to bring with you;
  • You will need to prepare your dog for the journey by exercising and limiting its fluid intake for several hours before boarding the train

Eligibility

  • Children aged 0-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Children aged 0-1 can join this activity free of charge provided they will not occupy separate seats
  • Child ticket: Age 2-14

Additional Information

  • Smoking is forbidden inside the train
  • Passengers are prohibited from drinking alcoholic beverages inside the trains. Alcoholic beverages must be stored inside your luggage during the trip
  • This vehicle is stroller and wheelchair-accessible
  • If you would like to stop over at any intermediate station during the journey, please indicate your leaving station and departure date upon check out
  • The departure times are fixed daily. There are no extra fees for stop overs at intermediate stations
  • The departure time may change due to weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances

Address

Christchurch Railway Station

  • Christchurch Railway Station, Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • How to get there: Take bus No.120 to Whiteleigh Ave near Troup Dr. Then, take a 5-minute walk towards the station
  • Please refer to the map for assistance
TranzAlpine Ticket between Christchurch and Arthur's Pass

Book a comfortable and scenic train ride between Christchurch and Arthur’s Pass. Kick off the trip as you hop aboard a modern and air-conditioned train from Christchurch Railway Station or Arthur’s Pass Railway Station. You’ll also enjoy a 32kg luggage allowance so you can bring your stuff with you to your destination. Be in awe of the snowcapped mountains of New Zealand as you travel along the 223-kilometer line. Don’t miss out on snapping epic pictures as the sun goes down the horizon during your 5-hour Arthur’s Pass to Christchurch trip. So book now and travel in style and comfort to your destination.

Departure Routes & Schedule

Christchurch to Arthur’s Pass

  • Departure Location: Christchurch
  • Time: 08:15
  • Arrive at 10:51

Arthur’s Pass to Christchurch

  • Departure Location: Arthur’s Pass
  • Time: 16:28
  • Arrive at 18:31
  • Arrive at the station at least 20 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time
  • The departure time may change due to weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances

Luggage Information

  • Luggage Weight Limit: No single bag may weigh more than 32kg or 71lbs
  • Wheeled bags and cabin bags are not allowed inside the carriages and must be checked in. Please bring a small bag for items such as cameras, wallets, phones, medication, coats or jumpers, etc
  • Bags over 32kg will not be accepted and must be repacked. Repacked bags can be purchased for NZD10 in addition to the NZD20 extra bag charge
  • Bags weighing over 23kg requires two people to lift on to the train and we may require your assistance when boarding your bags
  • You may carry a maximum of two additional pieces of luggage per person for a surcharge of NZD20 per piece
  • Maximum volume per bag is 200cm. This can be calculated by adding the height, length, and width of the bag all together
  • Additional luggage (per piece), bikes (maximum of 2, subject to availability), golf clubs, ski equipment, and surfboards will incur a surcharge of NZD20
  • Bikes with trailers (maximum of 1, subject to availability) will incur a surcharge of NZD50
  • Please indicate if you have excess luggage upon check out
  • Pet Policy:
  • Only certified assistance dogs allowed
  • The dog must wear an identification tag with the owner’s name, address and telephone number
  • During the trip your dog must be restrained by its lead and seated on an absorbent mat which you’ll need to bring with you;
  • You will need to prepare your dog for the journey by exercising and limiting its fluid intake for several hours before boarding the train

Eligibility

  • Children aged 0-14 must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Children aged 0-1 can join this activity free of charge provided they will not occupy separate seats
  • Child ticket: Age 2-14

Additional Information

  • Smoking is forbidden inside the train
  • Passengers are prohibited from drinking alcoholic beverages inside the trains. Alcoholic beverages must be stored inside your luggage during the trip
  • This vehicle is stroller and wheelchair-accessible
  • If you would like to stop over at any intermediate station during the journey, please indicate your leaving station and departure date upon check out
  • The departure times are fixed daily. There are no extra fees for stop overs at intermediate stations
  • The departure time may change due to weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances

Address

Christchurch Railway Station

  • Christchurch Railway Station, Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • How to get there: Take bus No.120 to Whiteleigh Ave near Troup Dr. Then, take a 5-minute walk towards the station
  • Please refer to the map for assistance

Note:

  • All prices are quoted in Australian Dollars and include GST
  • If purchase one ticket only – Please email us to arrange it for you (Email address: info@delightfultravelaus.com)
  • Please read the terms and conditions below the website before you purchase
  •  This product  non-refundable once booked
  • Children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied and supervised by an adult (18+) for the duration of the tour

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