72 Waimakariri District to Christchurch Schools

These services run Monday – Friday in term time and do not operate on public holidays. Times listed in the timetables are approximate only.

If travelling to Avonside Girls' High or Shirley Boys' High School, please view 66 timetable.

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Please note that from Monday 26 July route 723 Kaiapoi to St Margaret's College will depart from Kaiapoi North to 7:10AM. This change is reflected in the timetable below. All other departure times are unchanged. 

Zone Fares

Students travelling to or from the Waimakariri area (north of the Waimakariri Bridge) will pay a Zone 2 fare.
PDF file. View fare zone map (1.7 MB).

 

721 Rangiora (South) to Christchurch Boys' High School via Papanui Rd

Morning trip Mon – Fri
Rangiora (King St)  6.53am 
Southbrook Rd  7.05am 
Kaiapoi  7.20am 
Belfast  7.35am 
Northlands Mall (Platform C)  7.50am 
Papanui Rd / Clare Rd* 8.00am
Christchurch Girls’ High School 8.20am
Christchurch Boys’ High School 8.25am
Afternoon trip M/T/Th/F Wed only
Christchurch Boys’ High School  3.25pm 2.40pm 
Christchurch Girls’ High School  3.35pm 2.50pm 
Papanui Rd near Bealey Ave 3.50pm 3.05pm 
Northlands Mall (Platform A)  4.00pm 3.15pm 
Belfast  4.10pm 3.25pm 
Kaiapoi 4.20pm 3.35pm
Southbrook Rd 4.30pm 3.45pm
Rangiora (King St) 4.50pm 4.05pm

* 721, 722 and 723 buses will meet in the mornings on Papanui Rd (near Clare Rd) so that CGHS, CBHS and Marian College students can transfer between them.

722 Rangiora (North) to Marian College via Papanui Rd

Morning trip Mon – Fri
Rangiora (Ashley St) 6.45am
Kippenberger Ave 7.00am
Woodend 7.05am
Kaiapoi 7.20am
Belfast 7.35am
Northlands Mall (Platform C) 7.50am
Papanui Rd / Clare Rd* 8.00am
Marian College 8.20am
Afternoon trip M/T/Th/F Wed only
Marian College 3.10pm 2.40pm
Papanui Rd near Bealey Ave 3.25pm 2.55pm
Northlands Mall (Platform A) 3.35pm 3.05pm
Belfast 3.45pm 3.15pm
Kaiapoi 4.00pm 3.30pm
Woodend 4.10pm 3.40pm
Kippenberger Ave 4.15pm 3.45pm
Rangiora (Ashley St) 4.35pm 4.05pm

* 721, 722 and 723 buses will meet in the mornings on Papanui Rd (near Clare Rd) so that CGHS, CBHS and Marian College students can transfer between them.

723 Kaiapoi to St Margaret's College via Papanui Rd

Morning trip Mon – Fri
Kaiapoi North 7.10am 
Kaiapoi  7.20am 
Belfast 7.35am 
Northlands Mall (Platform C)  7.50am 
Papanui Rd / Clare Rd* 8.00am
Afternoon trip M/T/Th/F Wed only
Papanui Rd near Bealey Ave 3.40pm 2.55pm 
Northlands Mall (Platform A)  3.50pm 3.05pm 
Belfast  4.00pm 3.15pm 
Kaiapoi 4.15pm 3.30pm
Kaiapoi North 4.20pm 3.35pm

* 721, 722 and 723 buses will meet in the mornings on Papanui Rd (near Clare Rd) so that CGHS, CBHS and Marian College students can transfer between them.

 

Route maps

72 Waimakariri Christchurch schools route map for 771 and 772

72 Waimakariri Christchurch schools route map for 771 and 772

72 Waimakariri Christchurch schools route map for 771 and 772

72 Waimakariri Christchurch schools route map for 771 and 772