Our urban public transport network links all parts of Greater Christchurch, as well as the nearby towns of Rangiora, Kaiapoi, Woodend, Pegasus, Waikuku, Rolleston, Templeton, Springston, Lincoln and Prebbleton. Private bus operators are awarded routes through a tender process. Information about fares and timetables is on the Metro website(external link). Bus stop and route data are available via the Metro Developer Portal(external link).

By the numbers

  • 1 million passenger trips each month
  • 26 urban bus routes
  • 250 vehicles and one ferry, which make 2000 trips each weekday
  • 14 school services

Bus infrastructure

Bus stops, seats, shelters and bus priority measures in Greater Christchurch are provided and maintained by city and district councils. If you have a comment or suggestion about bus infrastructure in Greater Christchurch, contact your local body:

  • Discuss requests or suggestions for a route or timetable with your local community board or residents’ group — or send your feedback to Metro