Catch the TranzAlpine train to Arthur's Pass
You can catch the world-famous TranzAlpine train to Arthur's Pass from Christchurch or Greymouth.
Perched in the Southern Alps, Arthur's Pass Railway Station is the highest operational station in New Zealand. Whilst most passengers are content stepping onto the platform for a quick Instagram moment with the station's iconic sign before travelling onward, Arthur's Pass is a great place for hiking and hanging out with the locals, the Kea - New Zealand's roguish mountain parrots, who get up to all kinds of mischief.
TranzAlpine Check In
- Arrive at Station 20 minutes early
- Wait near the centre of the platform for the train to arrive
- A crew member will greet you on the platform once the train has arrived to check you in and provide you with your Boarding Pass and Luggage Labels.
- All wheeled bags, large backpacks, and suitcases will need to be taken to the Luggage Carriage.
See our Check-In and Luggage page for more details.
Arthur's Pass Station Map
Great Alpine Highway, Arthur's Pass Village 7875
Our TranzAlpine Greymouth to Christchurch train runs long weekends (Friday to Monday) until 24 December 2022.
From 26 December 2022, the TranzAlpine will be running seven days a week.