Getting here



The Arts Centre has a limited number of 10 and 30 minute visitor car parks available.

The 10-minute parks are in front of the Registry Additions building at 301 Montreal Street. Click here to see their location on a map.

The 30-minute parks are in Market Square, which is accessible from the driveway just before 301 Montreal Street. Click here to see their location on a map.

There are two mobility access parks in Market Square, with no time limit.

There are plenty of on-street metered parks, parking buildings and other parking options available nearby. Download the Parkopedia app from the App Store or Google Play or click here to see locations, costs and hours.


Cycling is a great option for getting to The Arts Centre, with many family-friendly routes leading right to the centre.

Cycle racks are located out the front of the Boys’ High building and on the fence line by the white marquee in Market Square. Racks are also located outside of Canterbury Museum on Rolleston Avenue, which is across the road from the Great Hall and Rutherford’s Den.

The Arts Centre will connect to a number of the 13 major cycleways being constructed in Christchurch over the coming years. The cycleways will make it even more safer and convenient for cyclists to travel to The Arts Centre from the suburbs, business and shopping zones, as well as popular recreational areas.

Public bus

Several bus stops are located within easy walking distance of The Arts Centre. The Christchurch Bus Interchange, the city’s main local public bus station, is a 10 to 15 minute walk away.

Click here to plan your journey, find out how much it will cost, and more.

Christchurch Tram

This sightseeing tram has two stops right outside The Arts Centre along Worcester Boulevard. Click here to find out its cost, frequency, and more.


There are three shared e-scooter companies operating in Christchurch and each provide electric scooters that are available to rent for short journeys. They are Lime and Neuron.

All service The Arts Centre and the wider central city and require their apps to be downloaded.


Peer-to-peer operators Uber and Ola and traditional taxi operators Blue Star Taxis, Gold Band Taxis, Green Cabs and First Direct operate in greater Christchurch and service The Arts Centre.

Uber and Ola both require an app to be downloaded.