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Christchurch to Picton drive

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Christchurch to Picton road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Christchurch to Picton. If you're planning a road trip to Picton, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Christchurch
drive for about 27 minutes

11:27 am  Rangiora
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:27 pm
drive for about 2 hours

2:15 pm  Kaikoura
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 2.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Kaikoura
drive for about 6 hours

4:07 pm  Blenheim
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:07 pm
drive for about 22 minutes

5:29 pm  arrive in Picton

day 2 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?


Kaikoura  (18 answers)

Blenheim  (5 answers)

What are some things to do in Picton?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Picton.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Picton to Christchurch drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Christchurch? Try searching for places within 5 hours of Christchurch.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Christchurch to Picton. Or get a full Christchurch to Picton flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.

And if you know Christchurch well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Christchurch!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 210 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 48 minutes
42 Christchurch travel answers
18 Kaikoura travel answers
5 Blenheim travel answers
15 Picton travel answers


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