There are plenty of options for getting to and around Invercargill. The Southland region is well-known for its extensive network of open roads with some fantastic scenery to admire along the way.
Getting to Invercargill
Air New Zealand provides up to 10 daily flights into Invercargill from Christchurch or Wellington, with flights from all other major cities and towns around New Zealand into those two centres.
Invercargill Airport is a short 5 minute drive from the central city. Several rental car companies are located inside the airport terminal for all your rental car needs.
Driving to Invercargill
If you are driving to Invercargill, the AA Travel website has a calculator you can use to work out your travel times and distances.
The following rental car companies have pick-up and drop off depots in Invercargill:
Travelling by bus
A wide range of bus and shuttle services are available throughout Southland. The following companies provide transport links in the region:
Buses, taxis and shuttles
Invercargill is flat and easy to get around regardless of your choice of transport. A public bus service operates six days a week covering the inner city and outlying suburbs.
Go to the Invercargill City Council website for timetables or call Invercargill Passenger Transport (03) 218 7108.
Invercargill has one taxi company which provides an excellent service:
- Blue Star Taxis (03) 217 7777
Getting around Invercargill
Invercargill has many cycling lanes throughout the city; it’s flat and with the wide streets makes it an easy and safe place to cycle.
You’ll find no matter where you are in Invercargill, various amenities will be close by and you can easily walk to the city centre from most locations.