Bus timetables and routes

Delays to be expected

Due to major roadworks at the Botanical/Tremaine Ave roundabout the Mislon/Cloverlea and Highbury/Takaro service will experience delays from 5 January 2015 until mid March 2015.  We advise passengers to take earlier services to ensure reaching their destination on time.  Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

Due to major road works in Ruahine St unitl the end of February 2015 (from the Ferguson St roundabout heading towards Pahiatua St) the Rangiora/Brightwater service will experience delays.  We advise passengers to take earlier services to ensure reaching their destination on time. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

Massey/IPC/Summerhill timetable change

The full semester timetable will come into effect Monday 16 February 2015.

Please refer to grey, pink, white and blue shading. There are no changes to weekend services.

GoCard Initial Purchases

Initial GoCard purchses can now be made from the i-Site Palmerston North, card values available are: $12 ($5 pre loaded travel) and $22 ($15 pre loaded travel), sorry top ups not available.  Please call 06 350 1922 to check availability.

 Public Holiday Services

No services run on Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day or ANZAC Day.  On all other public holidays, services run to the following:

Palmerston North:  Sunday timetable.

Wanganui:  No services operate.

Feilding: Saturday timetable.

Palmerston North Hospital bus services

Looking for services to PN Hospital?  Try the 5.Cloverlea/6.Milson, 7.Rhodes/8.Roslyn or the PN-Feilding bus. Purchase any single one-way ticket on any Palmerston North city bus and get one free transfer onto another city bus.  Transfers must be made within one hour of the original ticket purchase time and can not be used for return trips.

Palmerston North Airport bus services

Airport Trial

From Monday 3 November, the Palmerston North-Feilding and Feidling-Palmerston North bus services will be trialing a new stop at the Palmerston North Airport terminal (Girls High and Boys High services will not be affected).

Appriximate timings for the airport stop are;

Services from Palmerston North-Feilding: Mon-Fri 7.53am, 9.13am, 11.43am, 1.58pm, 3.18pm, 4.33pm, 5.05pm and 5.38pm. Sat 3.42pm

Services from Feilding-Palmerston North: Mon-Fri 7.23am, 8.38am, 9.58am, 12.28pm, 2.43pm, 4.03pm, 4.30pm and 4.55pm. Sat 10.28am


Looking for services to PN Airport?  Try the Feilding to Palmerston North service which runs via Airport Drive.

Wheelchair friendly buses

Horizons is extending its public transport services in Wanganui to people with physical disabilities. View full details on our wheelchair friendly buses.

The Transport Team

We are happy to talk to you about your choice of transport. Get in touch with us for:

  • Comments and suggestions about public transport
  • How your home, business or school can use more sustainable modes of transport more often
  • How you can make use of the total mobility scheme

To contact the team call 0508 800 800 or email us at transport@horizons.govt.nz