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Christchurch Airport Taxis and Shuttle

Useful Information for your Christchurch Airport Taxi

TRAINED DRIVERS

Hand picked & english speaking drivers

LOW PRICES

Same price as a regular Taxi from the line

FLIGHT MONITORING

Drivers are always on time

QUALITY SUPPORT

24/7 Email & Phone support

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

    Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

    Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol

  • Contactless ride

    When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.

  • Sanitiser in every car

    We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride

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The Most Reliable Christchurch Airport Taxi

If you are heading down to Christchurch, aka the Garden City, you’ll probably need to navigate your way from Christchurch Airport to your destination. No matter where that is, Welcome Pickups has you covered. Taking an airport shuttle in Christchurch is the best way to get wherever you are headed as quickly and comfortably as possible.

After landing at Christchurch airport and collecting your belongings, you can readily find your Welcome driver waiting at the Arrivals Hall, holding a sign with your name on it in the Arrivals hall. Welcome drivers receive live updates on your flight’s arrival time, so even if you are delayed or early, your driver will be there waiting for you at no extra charge. As soon as you get your luggage loaded in your pre-selected vehicle, you can be on your way. During the drive, your friendly driver will be happy to answer any questions you may have about your stay in Christchurch and can also offer some recommendations on some of the best places to visit in the area.

TRAINED DRIVERS

Hand picked & english speaking drivers

LOW PRICES

Same price as a regular Taxi from the line

FLIGHT MONITORING

Drivers are always on time

QUALITY SUPPORT

24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
Duration
CHRISTCHURCH AIRPORT TO THE CITY CENTRE
24.10 €
24.10 €
20 MIN
DOWNTOWN CHRISTCHURCH TO HAGLEY PARK NORTH
6 €
6 €
5 MIN
DOWNTOWN CHRISTCHURCH TO SUMNER BEACH
24 €
24 €
20 MIN

A Welcome Airport Christchurch Taxi for Every Group Size

Whether you’re travelling with family, friends, or colleagues, usually it’s best that everyone sticks together. Not only that it more fun, but you can also avoid potential mix-ups or complications. To help keep your transfer in Christchurch as smooth as possible, Welcome Pickups offers different vehicle sizes to accommodate larger groups. Our stylish Sedans have space for groups of up to four, whilst larger groups can book one of our spacious minivans that seat up to eight passengers.

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Directions for your Airport Shuttle in Christchurch

Christchurch International Airport (CHC) is around 10 kilometres from the city centre. The drive typically takes 20 to 30 minutes. Once you exit the airport property, you will hop on Memorial Ave going southeast. After about 5 kilometres, your driver will continue onto Fendalton Rd. They will then take a left onto Harper Ave, followed by a right onto Park Terrace, which will take you to the city centre. Your directions from there may vary depending on the exact location of your end destination.

Taking a Christchurch Airport Taxi to the City Centre

Flying can be tiring, and you may be eager to quickly and easily get to your destination in Christchurch. Rather than using more time and energy to navigate public transportation, you can take a taxi from Christchurch airport. You can pre-book your Christchurch airport shuttle with a friendly Welcome Pickups driver for a hassle-free, comfortable ride. As soon as you disembark from the plane and gather your luggage, you can find your Welcome driver waiting for you at the Arrivals Hall and you can be on your way.

Flat-Rate Fee for your Christchurch Airport Shuttle

Christchurch airport shuttles are offered by various companies. Taxi fares vary among the different providers, so we recommend that you ask your driver for an estimated cost before taking the ride. Generally, you can estimate the fare by adding up the base rate of €1.80 (NZD 3), €1.80 (NZD 3) per kilometre, and €18.10 (NZD 30) per hour of standing or waiting, if applicable. All taxis also charge €3.30 (NZD 5.50) for airport pickups or drop-offs. You can expect to pay around €24.10 (NZD 40) to reach the city centre from the airport. For a competitive flat rate with no hidden charges, you can also book your trip in advance with Welcome Pickups.

Frequently asked questions

Do the taxis at Christchurch airport offer fixed fares?


Taxi fares vary between the different Christchurch taxi companies. Some providers may offer fixed fares, while others may determine the fare based on a metered rate. Generally, you can expect to pay around €24.10 (NZD 40) to reach the city centre from the airport. If you are looking for a flat-rate fare you can rely on, you can pre-book with Welcome Pickups and benefit from competitive rates and no hidden charges.

Where will I find my Welcome driver?

Once you land and gather your luggage, you can readily find your Welcome driver waiting for you in the Arrivals Hall. Your driver will be holding a sign with your name on it, so you can easily find each other. Then you can be on your way to your Christchurch destination.

What happens if my flight is delayed?

There is no need to worry if your flight is delayed or even if it is early. Your Welcome driver will still be there waiting for you. All drivers receive live updates on their transfers’ flight status to ensure they are ready to transport each passenger to wherever they are going as soon as they land.

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