There are 3 ways to get from Christchurch to Moeraki Boulders by 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

Bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Christchurch to Moeraki Turn Off Christchurch - Dunedin / ...

$16 - $45

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Christchurch to Moeraki Boulders 179.4 miles

$35 - $60

Fly, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Christchurch (CHC) to Dunedin (DUD) CHC - DUD
  2. Take the bus from Dunedin Airport to Moeraki Turn Off

$65 - $200

What companies run services between Christchurch, New Zealand and Moeraki Boulders, New Zealand?

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Christchurch to Moeraki Boulders twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 48 min.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Christchurch to Dunedin
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch to Moeraki Turn Off
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Dunedin Airport to Moeraki Turn Off
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Christchurch to Moeraki Boulders?

The distance between Christchurch and Moeraki Boulders is 247 km. The road distance is 287 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Christchurch to Moeraki Boulders?

The cheapest way to get from Christchurch to Moeraki Boulders is to bus which costs $23 - $60 and takes 5 h 13 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Christchurch to Moeraki Boulders?

The quickest way to get from Christchurch to Moeraki Boulders is to drive which takes 3 h 34 min and costs $50 - $80.

Is there a direct bus between Christchurch and Moeraki Boulders?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Christchurch and arriving at Moeraki Turn Off. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

How long does it take to get from Christchurch to Moeraki Boulders?

The bus from Christchurch to Moeraki Turn Off takes 4 h 48 min including transfers and departs twice daily.