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Mt Hutt Ski Bus

Official transport supplier of Mt Hutt

Mt Hutt Ski Bus (operated by Methven Travel) provides seamless transport services to Mt Hutt Ski Area for skiers and snowboarders.

During the 2020 season we will be offering three services to Mt Hutt Ski Area; departing from Methven and Christchurch.
 
 
Methven - Mt Hutt Ski Area


Departs Methven daily at 7.45am and 9.45am - collect your paper ticket from the office before boarding the bus (this is required for your return journey)

Returning/departing from Mt Hutt - 2 buses each day 3pm or 4.15pm - loading will start at 2.50pm for a 3.00pm departure.  The 3.00pm service will  not / can not depart until it has sufficient numbers.  Please be aware the 3.00pm service may not depart Mt Hutt until 4.15pm.  There will be a final bus depart at 4.15pm each day.


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Christchurch - Mt Hutt Ski Area


Departing at 7:00am on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
Departs at 7.00am from the Christchurch Museum (Rolleston Ave), with subsequent pick up points from Church Corner (outside Countdown on Riccarton Road 7.10am) Hornby McDonalds ( 7.20am) Hornby Bus stop - Main South Road, near Chalmers Street Bus Station), Rolly Inn Rolleston. We depart Mt Hutt Ski Area again at approx 4:00pm for Christchurch.

All pick-up point times are estimated, as traffic dependent on the day.

If you are booking a Hotel Pick-up, please be ready at 6.45am




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Methven to Mt Hutt


Daily Services:      $25.00 (Return), 'Kids 4 Free' deal available (subject to conditions of one free child per full paying adult).
 

Departs Methven daily 7.45am and 9.45am 

Returning/departing from Mt Hutt - 2 buses each day 3pm or 4.15pm - loading will start at 2.50pm for a 3.00pm departure.  The 3.00pm service will  not / can not depart until it has sufficient numbers.  Please be aware the 3.00pm service may not depart Mt Hutt until 4.15pm.  There will be a final bus depart at 4.15pm each day.


How to Book:

Pre-bookings essential to ensure your seat. In times of high demand, we cannot guarantee a seat if you have not pre-booked.  When you arrive, head into the office to pick up your paper ticket (this is required for your return journey)

Bookable 24 hours online for all services.
Book at the Methven Travel office in the Methven i-Hub Visitors Centre. 
Return services from Mt Hutt ensure all clients that Methven Travel transported up are returned.
 

All services are subject to availability and mountain conditions on the day.


Christchurch to Mt Hutt


Departing Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only 

Departs Christchurch Museum: 7:00am

Pick Up Points:

-  Church Corner bus stop (outside Countdown on Riccarton Road) - 7.10am
-  Opposite Hornby McDonalds - 7.20am
   (Hornby Bus stop, Main South Road, near Chalmers Street Bus Station)
-  Rolly Inn Rolleston - 7.35am



Departs Mt Hutt Ski Area to Christchurch: 4:00pm

$60.00 (Return)

 
Kids 4 FreeKids 4 Free

Mt Hutt Ski Bus is part of Methven and Mt Hutt's Kids 4 Free campaign. On selected services, one full paying adult travelling to Mt Hutt entitles one child to a free fare. Please refer to the individual services for more detailed information on this campaign.

Large Groups

We are also able to provide ski bus transport for large groups. Please contact us for more information.

Our Drivers

Our drivers go through intensive in-house training to familiarise them with the ski field access road and to make sure chains are fitted properly.

Ski Bus Interior
Our Coaches

Our Coaches are set up for the Mt Hutt Ski Field Road with 3 sets of single Ice Breaker chains and a set of double chains for use on snow and ice.

Skis and boards are contained in lockers to prevent them getting dirty & dusty.
Our Coaches are equipped with special diesel heaters for the cold days to provide you with a comfortable experience on your journey to and from Mt Hutt.

Online Bookings / Tickets

Please use the green BOOK NOW buttons to book a Mt Hutt Ski Bus service online, or pop in and visit us at the Methven Travel office which is now located at the Methven Heritage Centre, 160 Main Street, Methven.