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Getting To And From Picton New Zealand - general
Information
Picton is located in the heart of the Marlborough Sounds and is the gateway to the
South island. There are several different ways of getting here.

These are:

The Interislander Ferry. Either as a foot passenger or with your own vehicle.

By Road. Either from Blenheim or the Queen Charlotte Drive. The main road out of
Picton towards Blenheim is State Highway One, the longest state highway in new
Zealand and travels the length of the South Island. Picton is well serviced by
buses
with numerous companies operating scheduled runs.

By Train. The tranzCoastal train departs and arrives for Christchurch from the Picton
train station. The train station is a five minute walk from the Interislander Ferry
terminal.
For more information and secure online booking inquires, please click on one of the
links below.

Interislander Ferry, timetables, fare information.

Rental Cars, office locations, availability, etc.

TranzCoastal Train, timetables, fare information.

Intercity Coach Services, timetables, fare information.
Getting Here & Away
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Sennen House B & B
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original colonial homesteads.
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9 Oxford Street
Picton New Zealand
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