Please note times stated here are subject to change without notice, please confirm when booking services. Please visit respective websites to obtain current fares.


Track-head Shuttle

Bill Trolove (The Sanctuary Backpackers) can provide a shuttle service for both T.A. Walkers and Coast to Coast athletes to Morrisons Footbridge (Deception River). Pricing depends on passenger loading. Transport to other trailheads may be available.

Phone or text Bill on 027 466 2755 or email

Information website coming soon.


All Buses Arrive and Depart near or in the vicinity of the Arthur's Pass Store.

Atomic Shuttles
(Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday. After Christmas Day, everyday except Wednesday!)

Stops at: Arthur's Pass Store & Cafe (200m from Visitor Centre)
Possible Pickups/Drop-off: Christchurch (various locations, see website), West Melton, Aylesbury, Kirwee, Darfield, Sheffield, Springfield, Lake Lyndon, Porters (SH.73), Castle Hill, Cheeseman (SH.73), Craigieburn (SH.73), Flockhill, Grassmere, Cass (SH.73), Mt White Bridge (SH.73), Cass/Lagoon track (SH.73), Bealey, Klondyke Corner, Greyneys Shelter, Arthur's Pass, Temple Basin (SH.73), Otira, Deception River, Aickens, Kellys Creek, Jacksons, Inchbonnie, Rotomanu, Moana, Kokiri, Stillwater, Dobson, Kaiata, Greymouth, Hokitika.
Trampers: Atomic Shuttles may drop off at highway side track heads subject to space available.
Atomic Shuttles

Timetable (valid 6th November 2022)
Morning ServiceAfternoon Service
Christchurch (depart) 8.00am
Arthur's Pass (arrive) 11.00am
Moana (arrive) 11.50am
Greymouth (arrive) 12.25am
Hokitika (arrive) 1.00pm
Hokitika (depart) 1.00pm
Greymouth (arrive) 1.45pm
Moana (arrive) 2.20pm
Arthur's Pass (arrive) 3.50pm
Christchurch (arrive) 6.10pm

East-West Coaches (Daily Service)

Ph: +64 27 201 8825 (7:30am-5:30pm​)
Bookings: Email, visit website or phone during office hours.
Stops at: Arthur's Pass Store & Cafe (200m from Visitor Centre).

Timetable (valid 14th April 2021)
Morning ServiceAfternoon Service
8:30am – Departs Greymouth outside the Railway station/I-Site.
8:50am – Kumara Township, Outside Kumara General Store.
9:15am – Jacksons Turn off To Lake Brunner, by large Jacksons Retreat Holiday Park Sign.
9:20am – Aickens, Taramakau Valley Trail carpark.
9:30am – Otria, Outside Otira Stagecoach Hotel.
10:10am – Arthurs Pass, Arthur's Pass Store & Cafe (200m from Visitor Centre).
10:15am – Bealey, Bealey Hotel, Bealey Spur Track entrance.
10:20am – Flock Hill Station Main Entrance.
10:35am – Castle Hill Township, Outside Main Entrance to Township on then main road.
11:10am – Springfield, Outside Springfield public toilets.
11:15am – Sheffield, Outside Sheffield Pie/Bakery.
11:20am – Darfield, Outside Darfield Bakery (Only on demand otherwise Old Coast Road Bypass will be used).
11:40am – Yaldhurst, Outside Yaldhurst Hotel by bus stop.
11:55am – Christchurch International Airport, Pick up/Drop off (only on demand).
12:10am – Christchurch Central Bus Exchange, Litchfield Street (only on demand).
​12:15pm – Arrive in Christchurch, outside The Canturbury Museum (11 Rolleston Avenue).
1:45pm – Christchurch Central Bus Exchange, Litchfield Street (Only on demand).
2:00pm – Depart Christchurch, outside the Canterbury Museum (11 Rolleston Avenue).
2:20pm – Christchurch International Airport pick up (only on demand).
2:35pm – Yaldhurst , Outside Yaldhurst Hotel by Bus Stop.
2:55pm – Darfield, Outside Darfield Bakery (Only on Demand Otherwise Old Coast Road Bypass Used).
3:00pm – Sheffield, outside Sheffield Pie/Bakery.
3:05pm – Springfield, outside Springfield public Toilets.
3:35pm – Castle Hill Township, Outside Main Entrance to Township on Main Road.
3:40pm – Flock Hill Station, Opposite Main Entrance.
4:00pm – Arthur's Pass, Arthur's Pass Store & Cafe (200m from Visitor Centre).
4:20pm – Otira, Outside Otira Stagecoach Hotel.
4:30pm – Aickens, Taramakau Valley Trail carpark.
4:35pm – Jackson's Turn off To Lake Brunner, By Large Jacksons Retreat Holiday Park sign.
5:15pm – Kumara Township, outside Kumara General Store.
5:45pm – Arrive at Greymouth, outside Greymouth Railway Station I-Site.

Other Bus Services

Intercity Busline (West Coast) : Ph. 03 377 9020


The railway station is located 150 metres from the Visitors Centre towards Christchurch

The TranzAlpine
(Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday. After 26 December everyday.)

Ph. 0800 TRAINS (0800 872 467) Overseas: +64 4 495 0775 (Fri - Mon, 8am - 5pm)
Stops at: Arthur's Pass Railway Station.
Standard Summer Timetable
Please check their website for seasonal changes in timetable information.
Morning ServiceAfternoon Service
Christchurch (depart) 8.15am
Arthur's Pass (arrive) 10.40am
Greymouth (arrive) 1.05pm
Greymouth (depart) 2.05pm
Arthur's Pass (arrive) 4.20pm
Christchurch (arrive) 7.00pm

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