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|Wanaka to Christchurch (via Franz Josef) Bus and Train Service|
Travel from Wanaka by scenic bus service to
Franz Josef Glacier for a 1 or more nights stay and onto Greymouth by bus and the TranzAlpine train to Christchurch.
Travelling on the TranzAlpine train is a scenic rail journey from Greymouth to Arthurs Pass and Christchurch passing though the Southern Alps from the west coast to the east coast of of New Zealand's South Island. The TranzAlpine carriages have advanced air bag suspension system for quieter and smoother travel, un-tinted, non-reflective, panoramic side and roof windows to capture the dramatic coastal and mountain views of the magnificent South Island, GPS triggered journey commentary in five languages at your seat via headphones, plus information displays and overhead HD video and are centrally heated/air conditioned for passenger comfort. Each carriage has onboard washroom/toilet facilities, with '2 Seat-Aisle-2 Seat' seating either as forward facing seats with head rests or 'Table Group' (4 people around a table) seating allowing to experience the amazing views of the magnificent South Island, through panoramic side and roof windows, while enjoying the company of other passengers.
The TranzAlpine train has a café carriage offering a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, snacks and light meals and an open air viewing carriage allows you to get even closer to the stunning scenery and provides many opportunities to photograph your favourite spots.
A minimum of 2 travel days is required.
You can book accommodation that is near Christchurch Railway Station for TranzAlpine train service to Christchurch.
|Travel Day 1|
|Wanaka to||Departs||Arrives||Frequency||Service Information||Operator|
|Franz Josef||10.15am||4.10pm||Daily||Great Sights|
|Accommodation is required in Franz Josef for at least a 1 night stay. Click for Franz Josef Motel/Hotel or Hostel accommodation|
|Travel Day 2|
|Franz Josef to|
|Christchurch||9.15am||6.30pm||Daily||Bus and Train service - via Greymouth||Great Sights / TranzAlpine Train|
|Fares and Reservations||ONLINE FARES/RESERVATIONS|
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