Christchurch is the main airport servicing the Christchurch and Canterbury region with both domestic and international air services available.
Intercity Coachline Services and Newmans Coachlines offer a range of scheduled services throughout the South Island. Other local companies operate services to and from this region.
Two rail services for the South Island depart/arrive to/from Christchurch. They are:
- The TranzCoastal a daily service between Picton and Christchurch. Journey time: 5 hours 20 mins
- The TranzAlpine a daily service between Christchurch and Greymouth. Journey time: 4 hours 30 mins