With so many things to do and spectacular places to see, choosing how you travel around New Zealand is as important as choosing where you want to go.

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.

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Getting around by road

Undoubtedly, one of the best ways to get around in New Zealand is via road and enjoying some of the most beautiful road trips in the world. 

Self-drive a rental car or motorhome on one of our recommended trips, or take a bus or coach if you want to let someone else do the driving.

Getting around by public transport

An easier and budget friendly option to travel around in New Zealand is the public transport. Buses although are the main form of public transport in New Zealand, there are also trains and ferries. For travel between the islands, hop on a ferry. Several passenger and vehicle ferries offer services between the North, South and other islands. Rail journey offers a spectacular scenery throughout your journey and is a great way to soak in the beauty of New Zealand.

Getting around by plane

One of the quickest ways to get around in New Zealand is by flying using domestic air services. Flights in New Zealand are easy to organise and makes air transport a popular choice for travel around the country. 

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