Transport


It’s easy to get to Arthur’s Pass.  Daily shuttle bus and rail transport travel between Christchurch, Greymouth and Hokitika.  We’ve put a timetable below to help you plan your visit:

Atomic Shuttles

Arrives from Christchurch at 9.45am.  Arrives from the West Coast 3.15pm. Contact: info@atomictravel.co.nz  (03) 349 0697

West Coast Shuttle

Arrives from the West Coast at 9.25am.  Arrives from Christchurch at 5.15.  Contact: travel@westcoastshuttle.co.nz  (03)768 0028

TranzAlpine

One of the world’s most scenic railway journeys.  Arrives from Christchurch at 10.40am.  Arrives from the West Coast at 4.55pm.  Contact: 0800 TRAINS (0800 872 467)

Driving

There is a good and scenic road crossing Arthur’s Pass to the West Coast.  If driving, please note that the road is prone to ice in cold weather and can occasionally closed in winter due to snow and that chains will need to be carried if snow likely.

Check out the Arthur’s Pass Village website for more information.