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There are 5 ways to get from Christchurch to Hāwera by plane, bus, train, ferry, car or car ferry

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Fly to New Plymouth, bus

  1. Fly from Christchurch (CHC) to New Plymouth (NPL)
  2. Take the bus from New Plymouth Boys High STUDENTS ONLY to Hawera

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Fly to Palmerston, bus

  1. Fly from Christchurch (CHC) to Palmerston (PMR)
  2. Take the bus from Palmerston North to Hawera

Train, ferry, bus

  1. Take the train from Christchurch to Picton
  2. Take the ferry from Picton to Wellington - Central
  3. Take the bus from Wellington - Central to Palmerston North
  4. Take the bus from Palmerston North to Hawera

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Christchurch to Picton
  2. Take the ferry from Picton to Wellington - Central
  3. Take the bus from Wellington - Central to Palmerston North
  4. Take the bus from Palmerston North to Hawera

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Christchurch to Picton
  2. Take the car ferry from Picton to Wellington
  3. Drive from Wellington to Hāwera

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Christchurch to Hāwera is to bus and ferry which costs $150 - $230 and takes 17h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Christchurch to Hāwera is to fly and bus which costs $190 - $550 and takes 5h 20m.

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The distance between Christchurch and Hāwera is 460 km.

The best way to get from Christchurch to Hāwera without a car is to train and ferry and bus which takes 17h 10m and costs $190 - $270.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Christchurch to Hāwera, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Christchurch Airport to New Plymouth Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Air New Zealand offers flights from Christchurch Airport to New Plymouth Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Hāwera. Prices start at $150 NZD per night.

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The best way to get from Christchurch to Christchurch Airport is to line 29 bus which takes 30 min and costs $5.

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Map of how to get from Christchurch to Hāwera.
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  • Distance: 459.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Christchurch, New Zealand and Hāwera, Taranaki, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Christchurch to Hāwera. However, you can take the line 29 bus to Christchurch International Airport, take the walk to Christchurch airport, fly to New Plymouth, take the taxi to New Plymouth Boys High STUDENTS ONLY, then take the bus to Hāwera. Alternatively, you can take the line 29 bus to Christchurch International Airport, take the walk to Christchurch airport, fly to Palmerston, take the taxi to Palmerston North, then take the bus to Hāwera.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Christchurch to New Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Christchurch to New Plymouth via Auckland
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Christchurch to New Plymouth via Wellington
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Christchurch to Palmerston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Christchurch to Palmerston via Auckland
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
KiwiRail
Phone
0800 808 400
Website
kiwirail.co.nz
Train from Christchurch to Picton
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
greatjourneysofnz.co.nz
Bus operators
InterCity
Phone
+64 9 583 5780
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from New Plymouth Boys High STUDENTS ONLY to Hawera
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Palmerston North to Hawera
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Wellington - Central to Palmerston North
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Christchurch to Picton
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Ferry operators
Interislander
Phone
+64 800 802 802
Website
interislander.co.nz
Ferry from Picton to Wellington - Central
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Interislander
Web Saver
$58
Saver Change
$68
Easy Change
$79
Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries
Phone
+64 800 844 844
Email
bookings@bluebridge.co.nz
Website
bluebridge.co.nz
Car ferry from Picton to Wellington
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Website
Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries
Saver Sail
$56
Super Sail
$58
Flexi Sail
$63

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