Yes, NMIT students travelling from Motueka, Mapua or Wakefield are able to use the Nelson Coachlines commercial school bus runs, Mondays to Fridays during the secondary school term.
Students need to be waiting at the pick-up locations 5 mins before the scheduled pick up times.
A Transportme smartcard is required for payment, which can be purchased from the bus depot at 27 Bridge Street, (9 am – 1 pm and then 1.45 pm – 4.00 pm Monday to Friday) for a one-off fee of $10. Find out more about adding credit and bus tracking using the Transportme card and passenger app.
Current per trip fares are:
Wakefield to Nelson $4.00
Motueka to Nelson $4.50
Motueka to Richmond $4.00
Nelson Campus stop
The Mot 3 drop-off/pick up area for Nelson Campus students is outside T Block, opposite Nelson Central School.
Drop off time is approximately 8:40 am and pick up at approximately 3:10pm.
Richmond Campus stop
The Mot 3 morning drop-off area for Richmond Campus students is at the A & P grounds gates that are closest to NMIT. The afternoon pick-up area is across the road for the return journey to Motueka.
Drop off time is approximately 7.55 am and pick up at approximately 3.50 pm.
For more information refer to the timetable download below or contact:
(03) 548 1539