Christchurch to Greymouth Schedule

Christchurch to Greymouth Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
New Zealand Rail First Class seat 08:15 - 13:05NZD 199.01

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How to get from Christchurch to Greymouth

Travelling between Christchurch and Greymouth is possible by train. AT the moment it is the only option available for this route.

How far is Christchurch from Greymouth?

Travelling by land the distance between Christchurch and Greymouth is 242 km while it is about 197 km as the crow flies.

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

Travelling by train between Christchurch and Greymouth, expect to spend about 5 hours.

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

train tickets for Christchurch–Greymouth route will set you back about NZD 199.01. To ensure the best price, buy tickets in advance.

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

Trains always run on a set schedule – there are 1 departures a day.

Useful tips for travelling between Christchurch and Greymouth by train

To get from Christchurch to Greymouth your choice is limited to a single transportation option but it does not mean you cannot make your trip as comfortable as possible. Check our simple hints to avoid disappointment during your travel.


Useful tips for railway travellers:

  • 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.
  • Do book train tickets in advance, especially if you need a lower berth.

How many travellers choose to get from Christchurch to Greymouth by train?

We have sold train tickets to 576 passengers. Some of them left reviews on their trip above on
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