Mt Hutt Ski Bus

Mt Hutt Ski Bus (1)

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 2018 season we will be offering three services to Mt Hutt Ski Area; departing from Methven and Christchurch.
Methven - Mt Hutt Ski Area

Services depart daily at 7:45 am, 9:45am (bookings online or via ticket purchase at the office).
A service departing Methven at 11:30am to Mt Hutt, ONLY operates on Saturday, Sunday and school holidays, subject to numbers (bookings essential by 5pm the evening before travel).

Returning from Mt Hutt Ski Area are services at 3:00pm (subject to numbers) and 4:15pm for all remaining passengers. We do offer a 1.00pm service (subject to demand), however this service is ONLY available on Saturday, Sunday and school holidays.

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Christchurch - Mt Hutt Ski Area

Services depart at 7:00am on Mt Hutt Ski Area open days. Picking up at Deans Ave Carpark**, Hornby McDonalds (opposite on SH1), Rolly Inn Rolleston. We depart Mt Hutt Ski Area again at 4:00pm for Christchurch.

PLEASE NOTE:  **Deans Ave Carpark pick up is only available to 31/08/2018.

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Methven to Mt Hutt

Daily Services:      $20.00 (Return), 'Kids 4 Free' deal available (subject to conditions of one free child per full paying adult).

Departs Methven:   7:45am, 9:45am - Daily
Departs Methven:   11:30am* - only operates Saturdays & Sundays, and school holidays
Departs Mt Hutt:     1:00pm- only operates Saturday & Sundays, and school holidays
Departs Mt Hutt:     3:00pm and 4:15pm - Daily

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.

Bookable 24 hours online for 7:45 am, 9:45 am services, or
Book at the Methven Travel office in the Methven visitor centre. 
Return services from Mt Hutt ensure all clients that Methven Travel transported up are returned.

*For the 11:30 am and 1:00 pm ski buses which operate Saturday, Sundays and school holidays, bookings are required by 5 pm the day prior or we may choose not to run the service. If the 11:30 am and 1:00 pm services have bookings, the online booking system will be open for further bookings up until 30 minutes prior to departure.

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

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Christchurch to Mt Hutt

New service daily when Mt Hutt Ski area is open

Departs Christchurch iSITE: 7:00am

Pick Up Points:

- Deans Ave Car Park - Includes Free parking - 7.10am
  NOTE - this pick up location is only available to 31/08/2018

- Opposite Hornby McDonalds - 7.20am

- Rolly Inn Rolleston - 7.35am

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

$55.00 (Return)

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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.