The TranzAlpine is an iconic New Zealand railway journey and the only direct way to travel between Christchurch and Greymouth. It's also a great way to connect to Franz Josef, Fox Glacier, Westport and Hokitika. Please note travel on the TranzAlpine train can only be booked in conjunction with connecting bus or coach travel on InterCity Group services.
You can book the TranzAlpine railway in either direction (from Christchurch to Greymouth or from Greymouth to Christchurch) and connect to our West Coast services to Franz Josef, Fox Glacier, Westport and Hokitika. See the InterCity route map for more details.
Use the fare finder on our website to search for TranzAlpine timetable information and book your seat for this unique experience.
TranzAlpine trains depart Christchurch from Christchurch Railway Station, Troup Drive.