Getting to Waimakariri

Getting to Waimakariri is easy with many transport options; you can cycle, take the bus, carpool, and drive. Whatever your preference, look no further to find the quickest or simply the most interesting way to get here.

Public Transport


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There are many public transport options to get to Waimakariri as well as information on our local public bus service to help you get around during your stay.

For all information on timetables to get to Kaiapoi and Rangiora click here.  

If you are wanting to get to the coastal beaches you can find your way here 

Why not bring your bike on the bus to explore our district? Check out all the information you need to know here


During COVID-19 alert level 1, all passengers are required to wear a mask or face covering, more information can be found here.


 Tiger Shuttles 

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For quick, private transport Tiger Shuttles provide a convenient mode of transport to get around, to our boutique shops or to our mountains, and everything inbetween! Tiger Shuttles offer a professional and friendly service 24 hours, 7 days a week! Check them out here.  


Rental Cars 

If you prefer to self-drive, it is very accessible to hire a rental care to explore Waimakariri. With car rental outlets at Christchurch Airport, and central Christchurch, picking up or dropping off your rental vehicle is easy and convenient.