Travel with KiwiRail

KiwiRail provides short and long-distance
New Zealand travel options by rail and sea

[image] Kiwirail TranzScenic - Travel across picturesque New Zealand

Travel across picturesque New Zealand

Discover New Zealand and the true beauty of rail with KiwiRail’s unique train journeys. New Zealand's only passenger rail company combines world famous scenic train journeys with quality facilities and comfort.

KiwiRail runs the Northern Explorer, Coastal Pacific, TranzAlpine and the Capital Connection scenic train journeys.

Northern Explorer

The journey through the heart of the North Island and arrive early evening - see it all in one day.

The Coastal Pacific train – Picton, Blenheim and Kaikoura to Christchurch - A train journey along the edge of the world.

The TranzAlpine Train – Christchurch to Greymouth, rated one of the world’s great scenic railway journeys!


The Capital Connection - Commuter passenger train that runs between Palmerston North and Wellington from Monday to Friday excluding public holidays.