KiwiRail Scenic Journeys operate the three long distance passenger train services in New Zealand. KiwiRail Scenic is part of KiwiRail, the government owned national rail operator.
Train departs and arrives at Christchurch Railway Station, Troup Drive (off Clarence Street) Addington
TranzAlpine, Coastal Pacific & Northern Explorer
The world famous TranzAlpine travels between Christchurch and Greymouth daily, the Coastal Pacific travels between Christchurch and Picton over the extended summer season (from October to April each year), and the Northern Explorer travels between Auckland and Wellington on alternative days of the week, year round.
When travelling with us you'll journey through stunning scenery in world-class carriages featuring panoramic side and sky-view windows, GPS triggered at-seat commentary, a fully licensed cafe, and open air viewing decks.
We also have a range of Scenic Escape Packages including transfers and accommodation!
Please visit our website for more information and to book your journey.