Your choice of transport will depend on how quickly you want to get from A to B. Use our travel calculator to work out travel times and distances.
For travel between New Zealand's islands, hop on a plane or ferry. Daily flights are available between domestic airports. Several passenger and vehicle ferries offer services between the North, South and other islands.
What should you know before driving in New Zealand?
New Zealand rail travel is an exercise in relaxation. The main reason to choose a train journey? Spectacular scenery you simply can't see from the road.
Car rental is favoured by visitors wanting to self-drive in New Zealand. There's loads of choice and a wide range of vehicles available to suit any budget.
Opportunities for water travel are almost everywhere in New Zealand. Ferries and water taxis can get you from A to B, or simply take you on a joy ride.
Bus travel and coach transport is ideal if you prefer to make your way around New Zealand without the hassle of self-driving. Sit back, relax and enjoy.
Motorhomes or campervans - whatever you call them - there is no doubt that they are the ultimate accommodation choice for flexibility on a driving holiday.
If you were born to be wild, and prefer a little more grunt than pedal power, rent a motorcycle and cruise New Zealand’s famously scenic roads.
Flights in New Zealand are both easy to organise and very affordable, making air transport a popular choice for travel around the country.
Finding your way around New Zealand is so much easier when somebody else does it for you. With a custom transfer, you can sit back and enjoy the view.
We strongly advise travellers against hitch-hiking In New Zealand.