Greymouth to Christchurch

Greymouth to Christchurch

  Oct 1, 2021, 1 trip (NZD 204 – NZD 0)

Greymouth to Christchurch Schedule

Greymouth to Christchurch Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
TranzAlpine First Class seat 14:05 - 18:31NZD 204.31

Transportation from Greymouth to Christchurch

How to get from Greymouth to Christchurch

Travelling between Greymouth and Christchurch is possible by Flight and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you NZD 203.92 if you go by Train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a flight which will set you back mere NZD 101.55.

How long does it take to get from Greymouth to Christchurch?

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 5 hours to travel between Greymouth and Christchurch depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Greymouth and Christchurch. Flight will bring you to your destination in 40m. Train does a much slower job and take about 4h 26m to reach Christchurch.

How much does it cost to get from Greymouth to Christchurch?

Travelling between Greymouth and Christchurch can be as cheap as NZD 101.55 if you opt for a Air New Zealand flight and as expensive as NZD 203.92 if you buy a TranzAlpine Train ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Greymouth and Christchurch ?

  • 1 from Greymouth to Christchurch starting from 09:40 Christchurch Airport until 17:35 Christchurch Airport
  • 1 from Greymouth to Christchurch starting from 14:05 Christchurch until 14:05 Christchurch

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Greymouth to Christchurch.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Greymouth to Christchurch, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as NZD 101.04.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Greymouth and Christchurch

Air New Zealand


Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Greymouth to Christchurch?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with flight remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% decided to fly