You can reach Timaru in many ways, whether by road, bus or by air. Getting around the city is easy, too, whether your clients walk, drive or use public transport.

By Road

  KM Miles Approx drive time
Christchurch to Timaru 165 102 2 hours, 15 minutes
Dunedin to Timaru 198 123 2 hours, 30 minutes
Lake Tekapo to Timaru 122 75 1 hour, 50 minutes
Mount Cook to Timaru 210 130 2 hours, 30 minutes
Queenstown to Timaru 329 204 3 hours, 50 minutes

By Coach/Bus

There are several bus companies that connect the Timaru District with Christchurch, Dunedin, and Queenstown.

By Air

Richard Pearse Airport is the Timaru domestic airport, servicing two to three Air New Zealand flights daily to Wellington.  Other options are to fly into either Christchurch or Dunedin and travel to Timaru by bus, shuttle or rental car.
Approx fly time
Wellington to Timaru 1 hour 10 mins