• Board the world-famous TranzAlpine Train, considered 1 of the top 10 train journeys in the world

  • An unrivalled opportunity for stunning views of the landscape

  • On-board licensed café has a wide range of snacks, meals and beverages to keep you refreshed (optional at your own cost)  


The Tranz Alpine train traverses the rugged and breathtaking scenery of the South Island and passes through some of New Zealand's most iconic towns as part the journey. Whether you're looking for a gorgeous scenic escape or a tranquil and relaxed way to get to some of New Zealand's favourite destinations, the TranzAlpine train is the perfect way to travel.

Take the train from vibrant Christchurch to Greymouth and back or stop in at one of the destinations the train passes through. On the way, the TranzAlpine will travel through Rolleston, Darfield, Springfield, Cass, Arthur's Pass, Otira, Jacksons, Moana and Kokiri.

The TranzAlpine train journey will treat you to some of the most stunning scenery the South Island. From the rolling, lush farmland of the Canterbury Plains, the looming beauty of Arthur's Pass, and the majestic Southern Alps to the untouched and wild West Coast, the TranzAlpine sees the best of what the New Zealand landscape has to offer.


  • Tranz Alpine train ticket

  • Two checked baggage (maximum weight 20kg per item) per paying child or adult


  • Any expenses that are not mentioned in the inclusions 

Additional Information

  • Child Fare: 2 – 17 years old

  • Children under 2 years old are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult

  • If you are planning onward travel (e.g. flights), then please be aware that the train service occasionally experiences delays of 30 minutes or more.

Hours & Pricing

  • Train departs daily at 8:15am from Christchurch & arrive in Greymouth at 1:05pm

  • Train departs daily at 2:05pm from Greymouth & arrive in Christchurch at 6:31pm

  • One-way Duration: allow 5 hours

  • Return Day Tour Duration: allow 10.5 hours









* Price valid until 30th September 2018


        Christchurch Railway Station, Troup Drive, Addington, Christchurch


How to Book

  1. Please fill out and submit the booking form. Once the form received, our team will check on the booking's availability on the date and/or time you prefer, otherwise, we will get in touch with you with an alternative date and/or time.

  2. Once the booking's availability confirmed, a payment link with the total amount to pay will be sent to you . Please complete payment as soon as possible to secure the booking as the availability can be changed from time to time. 

  3. Once the payment received, we will confirm your booking within 1 business day and a confirmation voucher will be sent via email.

How to use

  • Upon confirmation email received, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience.

  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction.

  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control

  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) (NZDT 17:00) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

  • If you cancel 4 day(s) (NZDT 17:00) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.

  • If you cancel within 3 day(s) (NZDT 17:00) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.