Minibus on the Road

About Us

Your new team at Timaru Shuttle and Transfers are headed by Faith and have years of experience taking care of visitors to Canterbury and the South Island. We are friendly, patient and helpful from your first enquiry through to safe arrival at your destination.

Local people and local service

Timaru Shuttle and Transfers ( formerly Budget Bus) is now equipped with fresh vehicles and fresh faces. Whilst being a well established and reliable service we are adding the option of private transfers in comfortable vehicles. You can choose our Monday to Friday, timetabled shuttle service or book a private vehicle to suit your time of arrival or departure, 7 days a week.

Door to door transport

Save time and hassle and get picked up or dropped off right outside your front door.
We pick-up passengers from the Christchurch Airport and deliver to; hotels, motels and suburbs (door to door) as per our destinations; Timaru, Temuka, Geraldine, Ashburton to Christchurch return. We can pick you up any where along the State Highway One at Winchester, Orari, Rangitata, Hinds, Chertsey, Rakaia, Dunsandel, Burnham and Rolleston.

Depot to depot transport

Our base rate offers you the simple solution of depot to depot transport. Our Timaru depot is outside the information center on George St. Our Christchurch depot is in front of the Canterbury Museum in Rolleston Ave Christchurch. Reporting time is approx 15 minutes before the departure of the coach. All reservations need to be made in advance.