Bus hire and charter companies in the Canterbury region

This is a list of companies that provide charter or for-hire buses in the Canterbury region of New Zealand.

The place(s) in the district where the company has a depot or branch office are shown. But most companies provide bus charter services through out their own and neighbouring regions - while some are nationwide.

Some companies focus on particular types of charters (eg parties, luxury tour groups), while others are more general purpose, or run charter services alongside school-transport work.

About this list

This list is in alphabetical order.

Listing on this page is free for bona-fide bus and coach companies. Details are correct as at the date of publication.

If you know of any other companies with a base in the area, or any companies that have closed or changed name/details, please leave a comment at the bottom of the page.

Bus hire companies in the Canterbury region

Advance Strathmore (Christchurch)

Akaroa French Connection (Akaroa)

Akaroa Shuttles (Akaroa)

Akaroa Tours and Taxi (Akaroa)

Ashburton Bus & Coach Services No website: phone 3 308 4816 (Ashburton)

Auckland Bus Hire Company (Christchurch)

Banbury Rentals (Christchurch)

Beckley Coaches 03 3087646 (Ashburton)

Budget Bus Shuttles (Timaru)

Call Jeeves (Christchurch)

Central Motorways Ltd (Christchurch)

Christchurch Coach Charters (Christchurch)

Clarks Coachline (Christchurch)

GoBus (Christchurch, Kaiapoi)
- includes Hawarden Garage and Transport

Good Time Tours http://www.goodtimetours.biz/ (Christchurch)

Grayline Tours Christchurch

Guthreys Coach Hire (Christchurch)

Hanmer Connection (Hanmer Springs)

Hamner Tours and Shuttles (Hanmer Springs)

Hassle Free Tours (Christchurch)

InterCity (Depots in many towns and cities - and working relationships with local companies in others)

Leopard Coachlines (Christchurch)

Methven Connection (Methven)

McKeich Coachlines No website, phone 03 308 8536 (Ashburton)

Murrays Coach Hire (Christchurch)

Oceania Coachlines (Christchurch)

Oxford Shuttle And Tours No website, phone: 03 312 1360 (Oxford)

Pacific Tourways Ltd (Christchurch)

Pearson Coachlines (Ashburton)

Landways Travel / Rangiora Shuttles No website, phone 03 313 3834 or email: landways@maxnet.co.nz (Rangiora)

Red Travel (Christchurch)

Reesby Coaches (Christchurch)

Ritchies (Christchurch, Ashburton, Chatham Islands, Geraldine, Fairlie, Timaru, Temuka)

Selwyn Shuttle (Selwyn - Canterbury)

South Canterbury Community Bus Services (Geraldine, Waimate, Twizel, Tekapo)

Steve's Shuttle

SuperShuttle (Christchurch)

Tiger Shuttles (Rangiora)

Torlesse Travel (Darfield, Rangiora, Oxford - Canterbury)