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How much does the TranzAlpine cost?

How much does the TranzAlpine cost?

TranzAlpine fares
Christchurch – Greymouth by TranzAlpine Flexi fare NZ$ 189 (£99 or US$155) Starter fare* from NZ$ 119 (£62 or US$97)

Where does the TranzAlpine train go?

The TranzAlpine train operates between Christchurch, Arthurs Pass and Greymouth – from the east coast to the west coast of New Zealand’s South Island.

What is special about the TranzAlpine Express?

Journey highlights Experience the South Island’s striking natural landscape by taking a train between Christchurch and Greymouth. The TranzAlpine is one of the world’s great train journeys covering 223 kilometres (139 miles) one-way, taking just under 5 hours.

Does the TranzAlpine train run all year?

The TranzAlpine train runs year-round and is spectacular in all seasons but the best time to take the journey is late winter. In late winter there are unlikely to be heavy snows obstructing the tracks, but there is still a significant dusting on the Southern Alps – making the scenery that much better.

Do you have to wear a mask on the TranzAlpine?

“Passengers travelling on KiwiRail’s scenic trains in the South Island are not required to wear face coverings,” a spokesperson said. Alert level changes have hit the scenic train services hard, as unlike the Cook Strait ferries, they aren’t able to operate under alert level 2 due to physical distancing requirements.

Does the TranzAlpine stop?

With its reputation for being a must-do travel experience, the TranzAlpine journey through the South Island stays in the hearts of all its passengers long after they’ve hopped off the train.

Is the TranzAlpine train running at the moment?

TranzAlpine Temporarily Suspended Currently, services up to and including the 13th December 2021 have been cancelled.

Do NZ trains have toilets?

Are there toilet & washrooms facilities onboard? All long distance trains and ferry services have toilet facilities onboard. InterCity bus and coaches do not have onboard toilet/washroom facilities except for the Starlighter over night services.

What time does TranzAlpine leave Greymouth?

The TranzAlpine runs daily departing Christchurch at 8:15am. It stops at Greymouth for 1 hour before departing Greymouth at 2:05pm and arriving back at Christchurch at 6:31pm.

Do I have to wear a mask on the TranzAlpine train?

Can you carry alcohol on a train?

On most trains in England and Wales, drinking alcohol is allowed. However, train operators may opt to run “dry” trains, meaning passengers cannot bring alcohol on board nor consume it.

Can I drink on trains?

You are allowed to consume alcohol on our trains; however, we do not tolerate any anti-social behaviour. Under the railway byelaws, if you are deemed to be intoxicated we may ask you to leave the train or station.

Why choose an Arthurs Pass train tour?

Arthurs Pass rail tours are ideal for all ages, groups and interests and allow you to relax in comfort and class while you discover our amazing land. Select Train Tours in Arthurs Pass, Canterbury, New Zealand, from the list below. Alternatively select a different area.

How do I get to TranzAlpine from Arthur’s Pass railway station?

Access to the platform is via a subway located at the southern end of the car park. Arthur’s Pass Railway Station, West Coast Road, Arthur’s Pass 7875 Our TranzAlpine Christchurch to Greymouth train runs on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, until 29 April 2021. From 6 May to 15 October 2021, TranzAlpine will run on Thursday & Friday.

How high is Arthur’s pass?

Elevated 740 metres above sea level and surrounded by beech forest, Arthur’s Pass township is 5 kilometres from the mountain pass of the same name. Arthur’s Pass is a great opportunity to get off the TranzAlpine train journey and stretch your legs.