Transportation

Bus in Palmerston North

Horizons

Runs daytime buses departing from the Main St bus terminus on the east side of the Square. The Palmerston North–Feilding and Feilding–Palmerston North bus services now travel via the airport. Buy a GoCard on the bus…
Train in Palmerston North

KiwiRail Scenic Journeys

KiwiRail's Northern Explorer is a long-distance scenic train that runs between Auckland and Wellington, stopping at Palmerston North (as well as Ohakune, National Park and Hamilton). Departs from Auckland Monday, Th…
Bicycle Rental in Whanganui

Bike Shed

Hires out city bikes from $35 per day, including helmet and lock. Also a good spot for info on the Mountains to Sea bike trail from Mt Ruapehu to Whanganui, which is part of the Nga Haerenga, New Zealand Cycle Trail…
Bus Stop in Whanganui

Trafalgar Square Bus Stop

Horizons operates four looped council-run bus routes departing Trafalgar Sq shopping centre on Taupo Quay, including orange and purple routes past the Whanganui River Top 10 Holiday Park in Aramoho.
Bus in New Plymouth

Citylink

Services run Monday to Friday around New Plymouth, as well as north to Waitara and south to Oakura. Buses depart from the Bus Centre.
Airport in Palmerston North

Palmerston North Airport

Palmerston North International Airport is 4km north of the town centre. Air New Zealand runs daily direct flights to Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington.
Train Station in Palmerston North

Palmerston North Train Station

The retro-derelict Palmerston North Train Station is off Tremaine Ave about 2.5km north of the Square.
Airline in New Plymouth

Air New Zealand

Daily direct flights to/from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, with onward connections.
Shuttle in Palmerston North

Super Shuttle

Door-to-door shuttles to/from the airport. Tickets are cheaper if you share the ride.
Airport in Whanganui

Whanganui Airport

Whanganui Airport is 4km south of town, across the river towards the sea.