Directions

How to get to The Old Countryhouse

Walking

Depending on how fast you walk, it takes 15 – 20 minutes to get here from Cathedral Square along Gloucester Street.

By car

If you are driving in your own car to/from the airport, please click here for our PDF downloadable map.

Address for navigation is:
437 Gloucester St, Linwood, Christchurch 8011

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By bus

Yellow Line Bus: To and from the Central Bus Station, where all public buses leave from.  Ask the driver to let you off at Stanmore Road.  The Yellow Line Bus and the Bus No. 60 stop opposite the hostel. Price per ticket is currently $3.50. Buses 80 and the Orange Line (to the Rugby Stadium) stop about 5 mins walk away.

From the airport

By Shuttle

Take the shuttle bus from outside the terminal. They will drop you off at the hostel entrance and the journey takes approx. 30 minutes. Prices are currently $29.00 for one passenger and $6 per additional passenger. If you would like us to book a shuttle for you, please click on of the following links to book your airport shuttle.

> Book Shuttle from airport

Current prices for Airport Shuttles are $29 plus $6 per additional passenger.








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By Public Bus

Alternatively you can take the Purple Line Bus (Direction Central Station) from outside the International Antarctic Centre, which is just 5 minutes from the airport (ask at the Airport Information where to find the Antarctic Centre). Change buses (on the same ticket) to the Yellow Line (Direction Mt. Pleasant) and ask the bus driver to let you off at Stanmore Road.  The fare is currently $3.50.  The bus stops opposite the hostel and you should allow about 75-90 minutes for the journey.  You can download the timetables here: Yellow Line Bus.  There is also an Airport Bus to and from the airport from the Central Station for $8.

A $$$ Saving Tip

Book your rental car through us prior to your arrival in New Zealand and if you arrive between 8am-5pm seven days a week you will get FREE transport from the airport to the rental car depot where you can collect your car. You will be at our hostel in no time and will have saved the money for your transport from the airport to us.  Click here to get a rental car quote.

From the Train Station

By Shuttle

Take the shuttle bus from outside the station. They operate every day, seven days a week.  It will drop you off at the hostel entrance.  Prices are currently $10 per passenger.

> Book Shuttle from Train Station

Current prices for the shuttle from the Train Station is $10 per person.









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By Taxi

A taxi fare to the hostel is approx. $35.

By Public Bus:

There is no public bus from the train station to the city, and the Train Station is well outside the city centre.

Hitchhiking

To/From the North:

You will come into the city along the Main North Road and can take Blue Line (Direction Central Station) to the Central Bus Station then change to the Yellow Line (Direction Mt. Pleasant). The fare is currently $3.50 and you can download timetables by clicking on the links.

To/From the South

You will come into the city along the Main North Road and can take Yellow Line Bus (Direction Mt. Pleasant).  The fare is currently $3.50 and you can download timetables by clicking on the links.

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