New Routes

West coast - South Island

12 December 2020

Cheap buses are coming to the West Coast of the South Island this Summer. Naked Bus are operating a service from Nelson down the West Coast to Punakaiki, Westport, Greymouth (connecting with the train) to Fox Glacier and Franz Josef. All at our low fares.

Plus we are also running a service from Queenstown to Fox Glacier and Franz Josef. Fares start at $1.

Both services run in both directions.

Bay of Islands - Paihia & Kawakawa

5 November 2020

From tomorrow (October 6, 2020) we are extending our bus routes to the Bay of Islands. This means you will be able to travel to/from Paihia & Kawakawa, and:

- Auckland,
- Whangarei,
- Hamilton,
- Tauranga,
- Mt Maunganui,
- Taupo,
- Napier,
- Hastings.

Prices, as always, start at $1.We are delighted to bring this cheap bus service to the Bay of Islands just in time for Summer.

Go underground with

10 January 2020 now goes to NZ’s most exciting caving destination - glowworms, blackwater rafting, abseiling and more - WAITOMO!

You can now get there from $1 with from Auckland, Rotorua, Hamilton, Taupo, Napier, Hastings, Whangarei, Tauranga, Mt Maunganui, Cambridge, Warkworth and many more.

How to Book

1. Select where you are travelling from in the “travel from” box
2. Select Waitomo in the “travel to” box
3. Select the date you wish to travel to Waitomo and the date you wish to return (select the same date if you want to do a day trip)

Book now

Great Caving Adventures with

But it gets better. We have teamed up with Waitomo Adventures to offer the best caving adventures that Waitomo has to offer at great prices:

TumuTumu Toobing - Blackwater Rafting at its Best!

This ripper of a trip combines the best elements of blackwater rafting - includes walking, climbing, swimming and tubing through the distinctive TumuTumu cave. See awesome formations and NZ’s famous glowworms.

How to book:

1. Select Waitomo in the “travel from” box
2. Select Tumutumu Toobing in the “travel to” box
3. Select the date you want to take this adventure

Book now

Haggas Honking Holes - Waitomo’s most concentrated action!

Indiana Jones in a washing machine! Do 3 abseils down waterfalls, rock climbing and experience many more great suprises in store as you explore this fabulous cave. All equipment supplied. No prior experience required, just a moderate fitness level.

How to book:

1. Select Waitomo in the “travel from” box
2. Select Haggas Honking Holes in the “travel to” box & 3. Select the date you want to take this adventure

Book now

Queenstown - Dunedin services

1 December 2020

Not Available at this stage.

Apologise for any inconvenience caused.

More low cost buses between Christchurch and Picton / Nelson

1 December 2020

Due to demand, is introducing a third daily service between Picton / Nelson and Christchurch.

On most services between Christchurch and Nelson there is a shorter wait at Blenheim - meaning faster trips.

And of course because there are more services there are more $1 fares available - and even if you don’t get the $1 fares you will still get a bargain!

Low cost bus service from Picton / Nelson to Greymouth

1 December 2020 is delighted to be reinstating the daily service between Greymouth and Picton / Nelson.

Now you will be able to complete the West Coast loop with nakedbus - in either direction between Picton / Nelson and Queenstown via the West Coast.

Prices, as always start at $1

Motueka here we come!

30 November 2020

Announcing a daily bus service from Nelson to Motueka - again prices start at $1

Welcome to nakedbus….Invercargill!

10 September 2020

That’s right, it’s about time we paid some attention to our friends way down south, so we’re pleased to announce our route from Te Anau to Invercargill, including stops at Riverton, Colac Bay, Tuatapere and Manapouri.

The service will be offered Sunday through Thursday every week. So, what are you waiting for!?!?

Spectacular Queenstown to Milford Sound Bus & Cruise experience - from $1 inclusive

30 July 2020

Location, Location, Location From Just One Dollar!
Spectacular Milford Sound Trip

Say goodbye to money woes and hello to visiting some of New Zealand’s most spectacular tourist spots, with super low-cost bus service provider!

We have just announced the provision of a spectular day trip from Queenstown to Te Anau and Milford Sound all from $1 including a one hour 45 minute cruise on Milford Sound.
With fares from just $1, getting to Milford Sound has never been easier - or cheaper. For a fraction of the price of other tourist providers, travellers can get onboard and see the beautiful lands of the south.

Day-trip sightseeing on a coach from Queenstown to Milford will run daily, with inclusive prices starting at just $1! This extremely competitive price also includes a boat cruise on Milford Sound, offering unbeatable value.

For more information on this once in a lifetime trip go to:

Price comparison:

  • - all passengers from $1
  • Newmans - Adults $203, children $136

All tickets are considerably cheaper than other operators.

Calling Gisborne bus travellers! Cheap fares now!

30 July 2020

We are delighted to announce our new daily service to the North Island’s idyllic East Coast. As the company’s most requested destination to be served, Gisborne has now been put on the map - with fares from just $1 to take Kiwis from Gisborne, Whakatane and Opotiki to Rotorua, Hamilton and Auckland return. CEO, Hamish Nuttall, says the provision of the new routes allows travellers to see the country’s top tourist spots without breaking the bank.

“The exciting new routes offered by reflect our aim to make travel accessible to all Kiwis,” he says.

The new service starts on 19 August and booking is available now.

Price comparison:

  • - prices start at $1 for everyone
  • [competitor] - Gisborne to Auckland - adult fare $76

Book online or at these i-SITEs:

  1. Gisborne
  2. Kawerau
  3. Opotiki
  4. Whakatane

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