There are 3 ways to get from Christchurch to Moeraki Boulders by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 13 min

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

$15 - $40

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

$63 - $198

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Christchurch to Moeraki Boulders is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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

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The distance between Christchurch and Moeraki Boulders is 247 km. The road distance is 287.1 km.

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The best way to get from Christchurch to Moeraki Boulders without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 13 min and costs $23 - $60.

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The bus from Christchurch to Moeraki Turn Off takes 4 h 48 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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The quickest flight from Christchurch Airport to Dunedin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Christchurch to Moeraki Boulders.
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  • Distance: 154.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

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

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Christchurch to Moeraki Boulders 4 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $40 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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Dunedin Airport to Moeraki Turn Off
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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