• Greater Christchurch bus network changing Monday 8 December

    ​From Monday  the 8th December most bus routes in Greater Christchurch will either be replaced or have new timetables. You can find out how your route is affected and view all the new timetables, maps and 2015 school services by clicking here.


    Or click here​ to view information for travel until 8 December.

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Where to Buy

Where to buy Metrocard
Metrocard is not available for purchase on buses, but you can purchase and top up your card at any of the below locations: 

Bring ID with you as staff must sight it to issue a card, accepted identifications are – drivers license, birth certificate, passport, Cando Cards or School Identification with your name and date of birth on it.

 

Christchurch

Agent Address Map
Central Station Metro Info Kiosk 46-50 Lichfield St 7.30am - 6pm weekdays and 9am - 5pm weekends View map
CPIT Student information desk, Registry building, Madras St View map
CPIT Sullivan Ave Main Reception, Student Services Building, Sullivan Ave.
 Mon – Thur 8am – 6pm, Fri 8am – 4.30pm
View map
Hornby Library Goulding Ave, Hornby View map
Lyttelton Library Main Issues Desk, 35-37 London Street, Lyttelton View map
New Brighton Library Main Issues Desk, New Brighton Pier Building, 213 Marine Parade,
New Brighton
View map

Northlands Shopping Centre

Information Kiosk, House of Travel entrance, 55 Main North Rd, Papanui

View map
Spreydon Library Main Issues Desk, 266 Barrington Street View map
Upper Riccarton Library 71 Main South Rd, Sockburn View map
University Canterbury
Student Association
UCSA Reception, Undercroft, James Hight building,
University Dr, Ilam
View map


Waimakariri

Agent Address Map
Rangiora Library 141 Percival St, Rangiora View map


Selwyn

Agent Address Map
Lincoln University
Students Association
LUSA Clubrooms, located up Gate 2 beside Union Car park
and opposite the Recreation Centre
View map
Rolleston Library 94 Rolleston Drive, Rolleston View map

 

Bring ID with you as staff must sight it to issue a card, accepted identifications are – drivers license, birth certificate, passport, Cando Cards or School Identification with your name and date of birth on it.

Please note: If you loose your Metrocard the only place you can get a replacment card from is the Metroinfo Kiosk at Central Station.

How much does it cost?

The cost of a Metrocard is $10.00 and you also are required to load a minimum of $10 onto the Metrocard for it to work. Thereafter, you can top-up your card with a minimum of $10 and multiples of $10 (eg $10, $20, $30).

Metrocard application form

Download a printable application form (65 kB) to take in with you. Please note we do not accept postal applications, please print the form, fill it out and take it to a Metro agent listed above.

Metrocard Terms and Conditions

Download and read the terms and conditions for Metrocard (132kB)​