From the Airport

The Castle is a 25-minute drive from Christchurch International Airport. Located in Cashmere on the Port Hills, a short distance along Dyers Pass Road.

Private Car/Own Transport

Google Maps – There is some off-street parking and plenty on the road side.

Super Shuttle (Shared Transport)

You can book your transport online at Super Shuttle or look for their services outside the international area of the airport. This is a shared shuttle service and they may be dropping other people along the way. 


There are two taxi stands at the airport, one at Door 1 and the other at Door 7. Travel time from the airport to The Castle is approximately 25 minutes and the prices will vary across taxi companies. You are advised to ask before beginning your journey and the fare should range between $50-80.


When you exit the arrival hall, turn left and walk towards the door and you should be able to see a bus porch area.

Take the Purple Line Bus which will bring you to the Bus Exchange.

Upon reaching the Bus Exchange, transfer to the Blue Line Bus and arrive at ‘Colombo St near Remuera Ave’ bus stop. It is then a 5- 8-minute walk.

The bus ticket can be bought from the driver and it will cost $8.50 one way. Please keep your receipt as you will be given one free transfer within 2 hours of your first journey.

Private Pickup

May be available on request.