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New Zealand national bus and coach routes and destinations
Fares -
All fares are in NZ$/NZD and include local taxes.

If you live outside New Zealand, to covert your fare/s into your local currency, click on the 'Currency Converter' link located under the FareFinder.

Making Reservations -
1. To search for fares, departure times, seat availability or making a reservation, type in the 'From' field of the FareFinder search box located on the left of this page - the destination you are travelling from.

2. Type in the 'To' field, the destination you are travelling to.

3. Select your travel date, by clicking on the 'Calendar' icon next to the 'Depart Date' field.

If travel is one way, do not select a 'Return Date' travel date.

If want to search for return travel fares, times or make reservations, then select your return travel date, by clicking on the 'Calendar' icon next to the 'Return Date' field.

4. In the 'Passenger' field, select the number of people travelling including any children and/or infants.

5. Click on the 'Search' icon to display times, fares and seat availability.

6. To add another travel sector/s, to your reservation, select the fare you want, then click on the 'make another booking' icon located under the 'Total Fare' field and repeat procedures - 1, 2, 3 and 4 until you have completed all the required travel sector/s you want to travel on.

7. To finalize your reservation, follow the instructions for payment procedures. Once payment has been finalized, your E-Ticket/Itinerary will be emailed to the address you have used in your reservation.  If you are using a public email account like Hotmail, Google, Yahoo, etc, please the Spam/Junk folder of your account, if your E-Ticket/Itinerary is not in your email 'In' box.

Payment -
Payment for all bus and coach services can be paid by a Visa or Mastercard credit, debit, prepaid/prepaid reloadable card or for New Zealand and Australian residents only - by internet banking using Polipay.

When using the online fare, seat availability reservation system, Newmans Coachlines is identified as 'NM', Great Sights is identified as 'GS', InterCity Link s identified as 'IL' and Intercity Coachlines is identified as 'IC'.

Reservations can be made for drop off options at Christchurch International Airport on northbound InterCity services from Invercargill, Te Anau, Dunedin, Timaru, Oamaru, Ashburton to Christchurch and Great Sights services from Queenstown Twizel, Lake Tekapo and Mt Cook, by typing or selecting 'Christchurch Airport' in the 'To' field, as your drop off location. 

Pick ups and drop offs for Newmans coach services between Christchurch, Twizel, Lake Tekapo, Wanaka and Queenstown, type or select 'Christchurch Antarctic Centre' in 'From' and/or 'To' as your pick up or drop off location.

Reservations can be also made for travel to/from Auckland International Airport to any southbound destination outside the greater Auckland urban region either from the International or domestic terminals.

From the reservation search box located on the left, in the 'From' field, select either 'Auckland International Airport' or 'Auckland Domestic Airport' and in the 'To' field, the destination you want to travel too.

Reservations for bus and coach travel within the greater Auckland urban region can not be made, as these services are local commuter services.

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