Bus and Coach Services in the South Island of New Zealand. South Island's range of coach and bus services provide an affordable alternative to driving yourself around New Zealand. Bus services and coach services in the South Island allow you to sit back and take in the sights. Bus companies give you the opportunity for travel not only in the South Island but also throughout New Zealand.

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South Island Wide Bus and Coach Services

South Island Bus and Coach Services provide a cheap and affordable way to travel around the South Island of New Zealand. South Island bus transportation provides a wide range of services to suit your needs. If you are commuting between suburbs or travelling between cities, buses and coaches around the South Island can help you get to your destination. more

NB: This South Island directory is specifically for tourism companies that cover the South Island. They either have many outlets or are able to offer you a service throughout this part of the country.

Select Bus and Coach Services in the South Island of New Zealand from the list below.

  • ATOMIC TRAVEL - South Island

    Atomic Travel has daily services covering the entire South Island and operate scheduled personalised coach and shuttle services. Atomic Travel aims for a quality service and provides well-appointed comfortable coaches. Main centres include Kaikoura, Christchurch, Timaru, Dunedin, Invercargill, Queenstown, Wanaka, Glaciers, Greymouth, Nelson and Picton.

    +64 3 349 0697
    PO Box 16218, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • BANBURY RENTALS - Christchurch

    Offering experienced kiwi drivers to suit your groups itinerary, timetable and budget, are the team at Banbury Rentals. We specialise in bus tours anywhere in the South Island. We can arrange your tour whether it be a sightseeing tour around Christchurch or tramping trips. We have quality vehicles ranging from 22 to 37 seater charter buses and 11 seater minibuses.

    +64 3 377 5952
    0800 424 534 (Free call - only within NZ)
    Christchurch, New Zealand
  • BAYES COACHLINES - Nationwide

    We cater for all aspects of charter-work including day trips and longer excursions throughout New Zealand. With a wide range of vehicles including ones which are fully air-conditioned, wheelchair accessible and with luggage capacity, we have the vehicle for you. Our Auckland based Tour Division operates a modern fleet of touring coaches nationwide, catering for all requirements.

    +64 9 426 5504 or +64 9 377 5576
    0508 422 937 (Free call - only within NZ)
    123 Wilks Road, Dairy Flats, RD4 Albany 0794, Auckland, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed
    Silver Enviro Rating
  • CENTRAL MOTORWAYS -Central Otago

    Central Motorways operate a first class Coach / Bus Charter and Tour service throughout New Zealand. Whether you are looking for personalised bus tours, coach charters or minivan and bus rentals. We specialise in special occasion and conference travel and can provide great ideas to enhance your experience. Central Motorways provides transport to suit you with depots nationwide!

    +64 3 448 6868
    0800 487 488 (Free call - only within NZ)
    35 Russell Street, Alexandra 9320, Central Otago, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed

    Experience the real New Zealand on these multi-award-winning bus tours. Trips include free hikes, amazing accommodation by lakes, mountains and oceans, superb bike rides, tasty meals, visits to a traditional Marae and access to NZ's most stunning National Parks. Unbeatable value, covers both islands and range from 3-28 days + the chance to take extended breaks, something for everyone.

    +64 3 547 0171
    0800 693 296 (Free call - only within NZ)
    1800 143 515 (Free call - only within AUS)
    4B Forests Road, Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed
    Bronze Enviro Rating

    Grand Pacific Tours are the New Zealand coach holiday specialists offering a range of all inclusive, value for money holidays. Choose from four styles of touring with a selection of itineraries to suit all budgets and interests. Over 190 guaranteed departures per year.

    0800 444 673 (Free call - only within NZ)
    P.O.Box 25473, St Heliers, Auckland, New Zealand

    InterCity Coachlines operates New Zealand's largest bus network with daily services to thousands of destinations nationwide. Fares start from just $1 (+booking fee) and can be purchased online or from travel agents worldwide. InterCity also sells a range of popular transport passes that combine bus, ferry and activity options. Travelling by bus is a great way to see New Zealand.

    +64 9 583 5780 (Auckland) or +64 3 365 1113 (Christchurch) or +64 4 385 0520 (Wellington) or +64 3 471 7143 (Dunedin)
    New Zealand Wide
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed
    Silver Enviro Rating
  • KIRRA TOURS - New Zealand Wide

    Discover stunning New Zealand on a Kirra Tours escorted coach holiday, the easiest and most rewarding way to experience this extraordinary destination. Whether it’s the warm sandy beaches of the north or the mysterious fiords and colossal ranges of the south, choose from our wide selection of touring options and join us for the journey of a lifetime.

    +64 3 450 1311
    0508 3675 4772 (Free call - only within NZ)
    1800 888 242 (Free call - only within AUS)
    57 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed

    Kiwi Experience is an adventure transport network for independent travellers who want to get off the beaten track. We can take you from the far north to the deep south and everywhere in between. You have the freedom to hop on and off the bus whenever you want while having the most unforgettable experiences on the planet!

    +64 9 336 4286
    1800 058 361 (Free call - only within AUS)
    85 Beach Road, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed
    Silver Enviro Rating
  • LEOPARD COACHLINES - Christchurch

    You can rely on Leopard Coachlines to make your journey relaxing, comfortable and enjoyable with our modern fleet of buses and coaches. From your first contact, we'll take time to understand your needs, focus on your specific requirements and offer advice gained through years of experience. Leopard is a long established family business operating from depots in Christchurch and Auckland.

    +64 3 373 8100
    Landscape Lane, Middleton, Christchurch 8024, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed
  • NAKED BUS - New Zealand

    Grab yourself super cheap bus fares for long distance bus travel across New Zealand with prices starting at NZ$1 plus booking fee. The earlier you book, the cheaper it is. nakedbus.com offers comfortable, fast buses with friendly local knowledgeable drivers, and of course, cheap prices. Book online then sit back while our experienced drivers take you to your destination.

    New Zealand wide - See website for more details

    Over 190 New Zealand coach tours to choose from. Search and compare tours from the leading escorted brands or one of our unique independent tours. Our NZ coach touring experts can help you find the best tour for you and of course at the best price.

    +64 3 443 7892
    Level 1, 93 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed

    New Zealand's largest privately owned bus and coach operator in New Zealand. We offer a fully comprehensive range of services from all our branches and operating areas. We are committed to providing consistent, safe, effective, high quality and reliable passenger transport. We have the experience to offer it all!

    +64 9 833 6053
    PO Box 95 085, Auckland, New Zealand
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  • SCENIC PACIFIC - Christchurch, Queenstown, Nationwide

    120 deluxe coach tours from two of New Zealand's top coach tour companies. Spectacular tours of Christchurch, Queenstown, Mt Cook, Milford Sound, West Coast Glaciers, Auckland, Rotorua, Taupo, Waitomo Caves and the Bay of Islands. A New Zealand coach tour is a truly exciting, refreshing and memorable trip of a lifetime. Over 70 years service to New Zealand Tourism.

    +64 3 359 3999
    0800 500 388 (Free call - only within NZ)
    PO Box 14037, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • STRAY BUS - New Zealand

    Backpacker bus network for adventurous travellers of all ages. Stray links outstanding attractions on and off the beaten track, so you experience the best of NZ! We take time to do things along the way, including exclusive stops and activities. Expert guides provide invaluable local knowledge. You can use Stray as a bus tour or jump on/off anywhere you want.

    +64 9 526 2140
    1300 733 048 (Free call - only within AUS)
    50 Fort Street, Auckland Central, New Zealand
    Qualmark Quality Rating   Endorsed
    Gold Enviro Rating
  • TREK EXPRESS - South Island

    Trampers transport to all tracks in the northern part of the South Island, including Kahurangi Park, Nelson Lakes and Abel Tasman. For all numbers of persons we can pick up by 4WD from accommodation or airport anytime of day to one or both ends of tracks including: Heaphy, Tablelands, Wangapeka, the Cobb Valley, and the Leslie Karamea.

    +64 3 540 2042
    0800 128 735 (Free call - only within NZ)
    Seaton Valley Road, RD 1 Upper Moutere, 7152, Nelson, New Zealand
  • WEST COAST SHUTTLE - Greymouth/Christchurch/Christchurch Airport

    Daily transport Greymouth-Christchurch-Greymouth. Low fares, travelling via spectacular Arthur's Pass. Featuring air conditioning, central heating, air suspension, onboard toilet, reclining seats with individual pillows, throw rugs, onboard video and refreshments available. We get you there quicker by not stopping along the way for comfort stops or refreshments. Coaches are available for private charter.

    +64 3 768 0028
    +64 27 492 7000
    52 Marsden Road, Greymouth, New Zealand


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