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There are 6 ways to get from Christchurch to Havelock by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Christchurch to Blenheim Coastal Pacific

$8 - $20

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Bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Christchurch to Blenheim Christchurch - Picton

$24 - $60

Drive  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Christchurch to Havelock 296.6 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Blenheim  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Christchurch (CHC) to Blenheim (BHE) CHC - BHE

$121 - $322

Fly to Nelson, bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Christchurch (CHC) to Nelson (NSN) CHC - NSN
  2. Take the bus from Paradiso Backpackers to Havelock

$101 - $298

Fly to Picton, bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Christchurch (CHC) to Picton (PCN) CHC - PCN
  2. Take the bus from Koromiko to Havelock

$92 - $384

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The cheapest way to get from Christchurch to Havelock is to train which costs $13 - $30 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Christchurch to Havelock is to fly which costs $180 - $490 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Christchurch to Havelock. However, there are services departing from Christchurch and arriving at Havelock via Blenheim. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

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The distance between Christchurch and Havelock is 267 km. The road distance is 474.5 km.

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The best way to get from Christchurch to Havelock without a car is to train which takes 6 h 24 min and costs $13 - $30.

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Christchurch to Havelock, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Christchurch to Havelock is to train which takes 6 h 24 min and costs $13 - $30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $95 and takes 6 h 54 min, you could also fly, which costs $180 - $490 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Christchurch Airport to Blenheim Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Christchurch to Havelock.
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  • Distance: 167.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

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

KiwiRail Coastal Pacific operates a train from Christchurch to Havelock once daily, and the journey takes 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Christchurch to Havelock twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Christchurch to Blenheim via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Christchurch to Nelson
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Flights from Christchurch to Nelson via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $260
Sounds Air
Website
soundsair.com
Flights from Christchurch to Blenheim
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Flights from Christchurch to Picton via Blenheim, Wellington
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $360
Flights from Christchurch to Picton via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Christchurch to Picton via Nelson, Wellington
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Christchurch to Nelson via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Train operators
KiwiRail Coastal Pacific
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch to Blenheim
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Paradiso Backpackers to Havelock
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Koromiko to Havelock
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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Yes, the driving distance between Christchurch to Havelock is 475 km. It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to drive from Christchurch to Havelock.

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Sounds Air and Air New Zealand offer flights from Christchurch Airport to Blenheim Airport.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Havelock. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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

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