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There are 3 ways to get from Christchurch to Ashburton by bus, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Christchurch to Ashburton Queenstown - Christchurch / ...

$9 - $25

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Christchurch to Ashburton 56.1 miles

$12 - $18

Uber  •  1h 7m

  1. Take an Uber from Christchurch to Ashburton 56.1 miles

$90 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Christchurch to Ashburton is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Christchurch to Ashburton is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 1h 7m.

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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.

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The distance between Christchurch and Ashburton is 83 km. The road distance is 89.8 km.

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The best way to get from Christchurch to Ashburton without a car is to bus which takes 1h 15m and costs $14 - $40.

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The bus from Christchurch to Ashburton takes 1h 15m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Christchurch to Ashburton bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, depart from Christchurch station.

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Christchurch to Ashburton bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, arrive at Ashburton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Christchurch to Ashburton is 90 km. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Christchurch to Ashburton.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Ashburton. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Christchurch to Ashburton.
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  • Distance: 52 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

What companies run services between Christchurch, New Zealand and Ashburton, New Zealand?

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Christchurch to Ashburton twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $23 and the journey takes 1h 15m. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch to Ashburton
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Atomic Travel
Phone
03 349 0697
Email
info@atomictravel.co.nz
Website
atomictravel.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch Bus Interchange to Ashburton
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
atomictravel.co.nz
Other operators
Uber Christchurch
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Christchurch to Ashburton
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $120
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uber.com
Assist
$90 - $120
UberX
$90 - $120

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