Sounds Air Throughfares
Fast and flexible
Sounds Air, together with the Coastal Pacific, offers a flexible alternative for travel between Christchurch, Kaikoura and Wellington.
With a Sounds Air Throughfare, you can combine an epic rail journey beside mountains and ocean with a range of flight options to cross Cook Strait on Sounds Air. Up to 8 return flights per day also allow for stopovers to enjoy Picton ‘s surrounding waterways and wineries.
Flights between Picton and Wellington take just 25 minutes and provide panoramic views of the Marlborough Sounds crossing Cook Strait. A complimentary Sounds Air shuttle runs between Picton railway station and Picton Airport.
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.