Public Transport

Tranzit Coachlines operates public transport services (urban services) for many regional councils around the North Island.

Our key partners include: Horizons Regional Council, Taranaki Regional Council, Waikato Regional Council, Bay of Plenty Regional Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council.

Our sister brand Tranzurban operates urban services in Wellington and Auckland and partners with Greater Wellington Regional Council and Auckland Transport, to deliver these.

To view timetables and routes in these areas, please select from the following regions:

Masterton to Palmerston North service

Three times a week, Tranzit operates a return bus service between Masterton and Palmerston North. This service runs on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

To book a seat or make an enquiry, please call the team at Masterton i-SITE on (06) 370 0900 or pop into the Masterton i-SITE at 10 Dixon Street in Masterton (opposite Queen Elizabeth Park).

Dannevirke to Palmerston North service

During school terms, Tranzit runs a special bus service between the Tararua township of Dannevirke to nearby Palmerston North.

While it is timetabled to suit school students, it is open to all members of the public.

Please scroll down to see the timetable and ticket prices.

From Dannevirke

7:00am Depart Dannevirke Town Hall
7.05am Property Brokers Real Estate Cnr – Kumeroa Turn off
7:30am Woodville i-SITE
8.00am School drop offs – Cornerstone Christian School, Freyberg College, St Peters College, Palmerston North Boys High School
8.25am Arrive Palmerston North i-SITE, The Square

From Palmerston North

3.00pm Depart Palmerston North i-SITE – school pickups including Carncot School, Freyberg, St Peter’s College, Palmerston North Boys High School, Awatapu
3.55pm Ashhurst – at the Plunket Rooms, Cambridge Avenue
4.10pm Woodville Tennis Courts
4.35pm Dannevirke Town Hall – (drop off at Kumeroa Turnoff too)

Cost (payable in cash directly to the driver)

Please note that if you wish to purchase a concession card using debit or credit card, please call our office on 06 355 4955 Monday – Friday between 9am – 4pm at least 24 hours BEFORE you wish to travel.

Ten Trip Concession Cards
Dannevirke > Palmerston North > Dannevirke $110.00
Pahiatua > Palmerston North > Pahiatua $100.00
Woodville > Palmerston North > Woodville $95.00
Woodville > Ashhurst > Woodville $40.00
Dannevirke > Woodville > Dannevirke $50.00
Dannevirke > Ashhurst > Dannevirke $60.00
Ashhurst > Palmerston North > Ashhurst $40.00
Cash Fares (each way)
Dannevirke > Palmerston North $15.00
Pahiatua > Palmerston North $15.00
Woodville > Palmerston North $10.00
Woodville > Ashhurst $5.00
Ashhurst > Palmerston North $4.00
Ashhurst > Dannevirke $10.00
InterCity bus service

InterCity bus service

Getting around the North Island is easy

InterCity is New Zealand’s largest passenger transport network, connecting people, places and experiences nationwide. Tranzit Group has a 46% share in Entrada Travel Group that operates InterCity; and we have a dedicated fleet of vehicles and drivers delivering routes in the North Island of New Zealand. If you want to learn more about InterCity’s destinations, and all the services  it runs – including InterCity GOLD premium seats, and hours-based touring passes FlexiPass and TravelPass, then please click below.

InterCity Bus Service graphic

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