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Christchurch International Airport
Christchurch International Airport is a all in one airport with international and domestic terminals in the same building. All travelers are arriving on the first floor of the terminals, where food court and shopping is also located.
Facilities and shopping
The South Bar and Cafe on Level One has a meeting room available for hire, for up to 12 people with fill IT capabilities and catering if required. You will also find that here you can do your shopping, from New Zealand specialities to duty free or if you have a bit more time before your connecting flight you can catch a movie at the cinema.
Eating and drinking
Feeling a bit hungry? There are plenty of food options to select from, right from burgers, healthy foods to quick grab and snack or coffee.
Local Sim Card
You can buy a local sim card with Vodafone in their outlet. Vodafone offer good packages for tourists and short term visitors.
Transportation to Christchurch.
If this is your first time visiting Christchurch, then it’s recommended to have an airport service with a chauffeur pick you up from the airport. If you don’t have this arranged, then rest assured that there are other options to get into the city, namely:
- By taxi – Taking a taxi to Christchurch is a viable option if you are travelling with less than three more passengers, to ensure that all your luggage can fit as well.
- By Bus The regular Metro Bus Service runs from the airport to downtown Christchurch, just grab line 29 and you can buy the ticket from the driver. There are also other bus lines departing from the airport bringing you to the other parts of Christchurch.
- By shuttle bus If you schedule your trip ahead of time, then you have the chance to buy a ticket for a shuttle bus to the front door of your hotel. Using a shuttle bus is a quick way to get to your location.
- By rental car If you rather want to travel in your own pace, you can also rent a car. There are more than five different operators in the airport, ensuring you that there is always a car for you, and with the The Airport Hopper you get transported from the airport to the car park for free.
The recommended way to get to Christchurch city is using an airport transfer, regardless whether you are arriving in the Christchurch airport for a business meeting or you are coming into Christchurch on a vacation. Your concerns about luggage capacity, safety and comfort will be well met with our airport transfer services. Bushire.com.nz can provide all vehicle types from Sedans to minibuses to full size coaches.