Getting more out of your journey
KiwiRail Scenic offer a range of services that provide added flexibility, savings and links between both islands can help you get the most out of your scenic experience.
Check out our Scenic Escapes and combine one of our train journeys with another iconic tourism experience. Travelling from North to South? We have two scenic Throughfares to choose from - both the Interislander Ferry's and Sounds Air Scenic Flights connect with the Coastal Pacific train in Picton, making your journey between the North & South Island's a breeze.
KiwiRail Scenic also operate the Capital Connection commuter service between Wellington & Palmerston North. This service operates each weekday throughout the year, and features stunning sunrise & sunsets on the Kapiti Coast.
Ferry/ train Throughfares
Connecting Wellington and Picton by sea with the Interislander Ferry, and Picton to Christchurch by train.
For peace of mind on your journey, protect yourself and travelling campanions with Trip Cover.
Flight/ train Throughfares
Connecting Wellington and Picton by flight with Sounds Air, and Picton to Christchurch by train.
Bus/ train Throughfares
Travel beyond Greymouth to the West Coast Glaciers & Queenstown with Intercity Coachlines.
Our weekday commuter service between Palmerston North & the capital city, Wellington.
Travel at your own pace
Hop on and off our scenic trains as many times as you like, for the duration of your chosen Pass.