We already stop at Chertsey, Fairton and the Ashburton North Industrial Estate on request for no additional charge. We will also stop after our morning off-peak service (about 10.30 to 11.00 am Monday to Friday) and before our afternoon off peak service (about 2.00 to 2.30 pm Monday to Friday) in other locations around Ashburton on request either as an add-on to travel to and from Christchurch or for travel to and from Ashburton. This travel needs to be booked 48 hours in advance. The fares are:

$10 per person each way Ashburton Airport, Lake Hood, Wakanui

$15 per person each way Coldstream, Hinds, Lauriston, Methven

$20 per person each way Mayfield, Mt Somers

We are currently not able to offer a rural service with our peak time services due to regulations restricting the length of the work day, we do however have off-street day parking options available in Ashburton for passengers wanting to use the peak time services.

There will be two additional regular Ashburton to Methven services each week during school terms at 4.30 pm on Sundays, and approximately 6.00 pm on Fridays, and a Methven to Ashburton service at approximately 6.30 pm on Fridays.


Summary of Methven Services

Ashburton to Methven

  • Approximately 10.30 am and 2.00 pm Monday to Friday,
  • Approximately 6.00 pm Friday,
  • Approximately 4.30 pm Sunday

Methven to Ashburton

  • Approximately 11.00 am and 2.30 pm Monday to Friday
  • Approximately 6.30 pm Friday

Christchurch to Methven

  • Approximately 9.30 am Monday to Friday
  • Approximately 4.30 pm Friday

Methven to Christchurch

  • Approximately 2.30 pm Monday to Friday
  • 5.15 pm Sunday