There are 3 ways to get from Christchurch to Ashburton by bus, car or towncar
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Bus • 1h 15m
$11 - $40
2 alternative options
Drive • 1h 6m
$19 - $28
Uber • 1h 6m
$150 - $180
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Christchurch to Ashburton is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 1h 6m.
The quickest way to get from Christchurch to Ashburton is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 1h 6m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Christchurch and arriving at Ashburton. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 15m.
The distance between Christchurch and Ashburton is 83 km. The road distance is 89.9 km.
The best way to get from Christchurch to Ashburton without a car is to bus which takes 1h 15m and costs $11 - $40.
The bus from Christchurch to Ashburton takes 1h 15m including transfers and departs four times a day.
Christchurch to Ashburton bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, depart from Christchurch station.
Christchurch to Ashburton bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, arrive at Ashburton station.
Yes, the driving distance between Christchurch to Ashburton is 90 km. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Christchurch to Ashburton.
There are 17+ hotels available in Ashburton. Prices start at $150 NZD per night.
What companies run services between Christchurch, New Zealand and Ashburton, New Zealand?
InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Christchurch to Ashburton 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 1h 15m. Two other operators also service this route.
Bus from Christchurch Bus Interchange to Ashburton
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 20m
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $30 - $40
- Schedules at
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