City Centre Bus
Red Bus operate the bus network in and around Christchurch. We would advise checking the latest route information on the Metro website which also includes full pricing information.
Red Bus operate the Akaora Shuttle bus from Christchurch centre. The longer scenic route cost $60 while the direct service is priced at $45. From April to November the shuttle service departs Christchurch at 8.30am and 2.00pm while from May to October it’s just 8.30am.
The Metrocard is a ‘top-up card’ and alternative to carrying cash with you. They cost $10 and require a minimum of $10 credit to work. You can buy a card form the Metro Kiosk in the Central Station and from various libraries.