Transport and Parking


Te Pae Christchurch does not have an onsite parking facility.

The closest car park to the Centre is the Wilsons car park on the corner of Armagh and Colombo Street (opposite Victoria Square).

Multiple off-street parking sites are available and operated by either the Christchurch City Council or private operators (e.g. Wilsons). Electric vehicle charging bays are available at the Lichfield Street Carpark, located at 33 Lichfield Street, Christchurch Central.

Drop off and pick up zones

Te Pae Christchurch has three set down points located within 30 metres of the relevant closest entrance. These are large enough to accommodate buses, vans, and taxis.

  • Armagh Street adjacent to the Armagh Street Entrance
  • Colombo Street adjacent to the Cathedral Square Entrance
  • Oxford Terrace adjacent to the main entrance to the Centre.

Accessible Parking

There are a few mobility carparks on Colombo Street, with additional mobility carparks located in close proximity of the Centre. 

Transport Options


Te Pae Christchurch does not have an onsite parking facility but there are more than 2,000 car parks in close vicinity, more information can be found here.


Numerous bike stands are available on Oxford Terrace and Armagh Street for securely locking bicycles.


Most local and some long distance services depart from the inner-city Bus Interchange, located just 10 minutes’ walk from the centre.
You can plan your bus route to the Centre here, with the Manchester Street Super Stop being only four minutes walking distance away.
For more information please visit


The best taxi drop off and pick up locations for events hosted at the centre are on Oxford Terrace and Armagh Street.
Main taxi companies:
Blue Star +64 3 379 9799
First Direct +64 3 377 5555
Gold Band +64 3 379 5795
Ride shares companies Uber and Ola are also available in Christchurch.


A tourist tram runs a 17-stop loop around the CBD, taking in a host of city highlights with driver commentary. The closest stop to the Centre is Cathedral Square.