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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Christchurch to Blenheim Coastal Pacific

$9 - $22

5 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 54 min

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

$27 - $66

Drive  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Christchurch to Havelock 296.6 miles

$60 - $95

Fly to Blenheim  •  3 h 44 min

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

$123 - $325

Fly to Nelson, bus  •  4 h 42 min

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

$105 - $304

Fly to Picton, bus  •  5 h 29 min

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

$94 - $387

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 $17 - $45 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 25 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 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
4 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $360
Flights from Christchurch to Picton via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Christchurch to Picton via Nelson, Wellington
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Christchurch to Nelson via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
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
$17 - $45
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Paradiso Backpackers to Havelock
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Koromiko to Havelock
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Christchurch to Havelock?

The distance between Christchurch and Havelock is 267 km. The road distance is 475 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Christchurch to Havelock?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Christchurch to Havelock?

The quickest way to get from Christchurch to Havelock is to fly which takes 3 h 44 min and costs $170 - $450.

Is there a direct bus between Christchurch and Havelock?

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.

How long does it take to get from Christchurch to Havelock?

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