Lower Hutt City to Christchurch Airport

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Relocations from Christchurch to Picton

About the journey

Christchurch is the largest city on the South Island of New Zealand, and a popular tourist destination. The eight and a half hour drive from Lower Hutt to Christchurch covers 280 miles, and involves taking the picturesque ferry crossing from Wellington to Picton, across the Cook Strait. Before crossing, travellers can explore Wellington, New Zealand’s fascinating capital city. The route to Christchurch offers stunning coastal scenery, and travellers will have the chance to stop off at the town of Kaikoura, where seal pups are often seen playing in the bay. Travellers will drive along the beautiful Pegasus Bay, before travelling through the Southern Alps on Arthur’s Pass.

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About relocations

Transfercar's relocations are free to drive rental cars and campervans that need to be moved between specific locations and are available between set dates. Often vehicles will come with free petrol, insurance and extras such as ferry crossings with many offering additional days that can be purchased at a discounted rate. If you are interested in relocating a free car or campervan, check out our video on how to book a vehicle and go ahead and request one today!