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Getting There, Christchurch: 16 reviews and 17 photos

  Bus stop in the Square
by fishandchips

Alternative to the Airport Bus is the $5 Bus that travels between the Square and Airport. This is a bit faster than the bus but doesn't travel as often. The vehicles are really mini-vans so take less passengers but move a bit quicker. The pick up point in the Square is across from the Tram Stop - you can't miss it. The cost, amazingly is $5.

As per my Airport bus tip, if you need to arrange a place to stay when you get to the Square - cross the road and past Simply NZ to the Information Centre where the team will find you a bed. Alternativelyr you can go straight ahead from the bus stop and past the Police Kiosk, cross at the pedestrian crossing and go right - there is a backpackers in the corner, beside Warners. If you want a YHA, go left at the pedestrian crossing, right onto Glocester St and left onto Manchester St - a walk of about 5 minutes - the YHA is on the left hand side of the road, just past the Fish and Chip shop.

Mode: TO
Type: Bus

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 20, 2006
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