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 COASTAL PACIFIC Operating days: 29 SEPT 2022 – 01 February 2023 Thursday to Sunday | 02 February - 30th April 2023 7 days a week  | 21 SEPT 2023 - 29 April 2024 Thursday to Sunday
NOT OPERATING :01 MAY 2023 - 20 SEPT 2023 | 29 APRIL 2024 - 01 JULY 2024 
NORTHERN EXPLORER Operating days: Northbound (Wednesday, Friday & Sunday) | Southbound (Monday, Thursday & Saturday)
TRANZ ALPINE Operating days: 14 JAN 22 – 24 DEC 22 Friday to Monday | 26 DEC 22 – 30 APRIL 23 7 days a week | 28 APRIL 2023 - 28 SEPT 2023 Friday to Monday | 29 SEPT 2023 - 6 MAY 2024 7 days a week | 10 MAY 2024 - 30 JUNE 2024 Friday to Monday
 Face masks are no longer mandatory on any of these train services Northern Explorer, Coastal Pacific, and Tranz Alpine trains. However, we do recommend you continue wearing facemasks for your own safety while moving around the train. On-board crews will continue to wear facemasks for the time being.

 

 
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Scenic Travel Pass

Scenic Travel Pass

  • Scenic Travel Pass consists of a 3 Day in 1 Month New Zealand Travel Rail Pass and a 60 Hour Intercity Bus/Coach/Ferry Pass. Includes Ferry between North and South Islands.

  • Scenic Travel Pass can be used to travel north to south or south to north.

  • Scenic Travel Pass is suited for the independent traveller, families or small groups, who are travelling together on the same routes, to the same destinations.

  • If you run out of bus/coach travel ‘Hours’, you can top up your coach travel pass with additional travel ‘Hours’ which are available in 3 or 10 ‘Hour’ lots. 

  • Reservations for train, bus/coach & ferry services are compulsory and should be made as soon as possible to avoid dissapointment and no later than 48 Hours prior to travel date.

  • Reservations can be made by contacting the New Zealand Travel Team

  • RailBus Scenic Passes are valid for travel between 27 September 2022 - 31 March 2023

  • All prices are per person as each traveller needs his or her own pass

Travel Itineraries

Scenic Travel Pass

3 Train Days

60 Bus Hours

  • Adult: NZ$1364.00
  • Child: NZ$1103.00

Recommended Travel Itinerary

Fare Type
Adult
Child
Pass Validity
Action
RailBus Pass (Scenic Travel Pass)
NZ$1364.00
NZ$1103.00
01 Nov 2022 to 31 Mar 2023