Transportation in Dunedin

Dunedin is the second largest city of New Zealand and has a vast area of 3314 km sq. Transportation facility from one place to another is very essential in the city. The city area is served by the State Highway and the Tourist highway connects with the different parts of the city. The important highway for the city is State Highway that runs between the North to South-west of the city.

The other state highways that connects with the other parts of the city are:
  1. State highway 86 connects the Dunedin International Airport at Allanton.
  2. State highway 87 connects the Dunedin city hinterland at Kyeburn, Middlemarch.
  3. State highway 88 connects central Dunedin to the port at Port Chalmers.

Bus service: Bus service is mainly operated by the Otago Regional Council with the local brand named GoBus. The bus service is divided between the two local bus companies Ritchies Transport and Passenger Transport-Citibus. Both the operators have different routes with the remainders. The bus service depends on the route. Double decker buses run specially for the tourists to move around the city.

Railway Service: The main railway station of the city is Dunedin Railway Station which is situated at the east of the Octagon designed by Gorge group. It is a one of the busiest railway station of the country. The popular train named Taieri Gorge Railway runs everyday and it is basically provided to serve the tourists for daily sightseeing along with the Taieri river. The train is officially operated by the Taieri Gorge Limited.

Air Service: Dunedin International Airport is located 21 kilometers away from the main city in the southwest of Otago region. It is originally known as the Momona airport and is considered to be the third busiest airport of the region after Queenstown and Christchurch airports. Local and International flights are operated frequently from the airport to the worldwide. At the airport, you will avail the standard facilities like shopping and only taxis are available rather than other means of transport like bus or train.

Car Rental Service: There are several car rental service providers in the city. Dunedin city has numerous travel attractions like wildlife tour, beaches and wide open fields to be discovered. The city has good networks of roads and highways. So, car is the better option to discover the attractions of city. Dunedin airport car rental provides the best car rental services all over the city with the discount rates on luxurious cars.

All these transportation facilities mentioned above will help you to explore the main attractions of the city without wasting your valuable time and money during your visit to the Dunedin city.