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Quality, affordable bus and coach transport, throughout the South Island since 1975.

About Us

Travlon Coachlines has been providing bus and coach transport throughout the South Island of New Zealand since 1975. 

We can cater to your transport needs, whether it be probus group charters, school trips, garden tours, weddings and special events, ski trips or sports events.

Our staff are chosen for their experience, helpfulness and personality. All of our tour drivers have an in depth knowledge of the South Island and are adept at providing a comprehensive and entertaining commentary.

Contact Travlon Coachlines today to discuss your transport needs. We look forward to getting you on your way!

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Group Charters
School Trips
Weddings and Special Events
Ski Trips or Sports Events
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Our Fleet

Our extensive fleet of modern coaches offer a range of seating capacities to suit all needs. Comfort and safety are our number one priority and Travlon’s in-house team of expert technicians ensure all our coaches are regularly serviced and maintained to the highest standards.

Our 31 strong quality fleet includes 4 minibuses, 13 comfortable school buses and 10 touring coaches and a bendy bus. 


With a seating capacities from 14 to 73, we have a vehicle to suit your transport needs.

  • "As senior folk we very much appreciated the congenial and patient service by your driver for our outing to West Melton. Impressed all round with all aspects from the first email contact."



  • "The bus drivers were fantastic today – many thanks for another safe trip."



  • "Thank you so much for the wonderful driver we had on our trip, he was great and we had a lovely morning with our pre-schoolers"



  • "We’re all finished with the swimming programme now, so just wanted to say a big thank you to you and the team for providing the bus service.  The bus was on time and in the perfect location for every one of the many trips and the driving was excellent!

    Thanks again to you and the team, will be in touch in the future with more travel needs."



  • "Thank you for providing us with great service on Monday and Wednesday this week.  The coach to and from Wainui was very comfortable and our driver was brilliant.  Very accommodating of our travel sick passengers and also of our extended comfort stops in Little River."



  • "Thanks so much for the lovely coach and driver that you provided for us. Everything was perfect. I was very impressed by your friendliness when I met you and this was followed up by your driver. We had a great day, without a hitch. Thanks again."



  • "Thank you so much for the buses over the last two days.  Our teachers were so impressed with your drivers who they all said were super friendly, drove safely, picked the right spots for pick up and drop off, prompt and even gave us the cell phone numbers in case we needed to come back early.  Thanks again"



  • "You are AWESOME!!!!  I wanted to let you know that everything was perfect.  Your driver was such a honey who drove impeccably.  He was so reliable and capable even in the difficult fog we had to travel through.  We felt in very safe hands."


  • "Thank you for the coach and wonderful driver. A very friendly man. He was very helpful carrying chairs, refreshments and Christmas cake for us!!"


  • "I would like to thank you for the truly wonderful service you have provided to our school.  I wish you well for the remainder of the year as you juggle the transport needs of the schools in Canterbury"


  • "The group loved our lady driver!  She helped out and mucked in with the group throughout the trip.  The students really enjoyed her input and participation on the camp and said she was a great driver."


  • "We would like to say thanks for the hire of your bus and your driver did a great job.  He’s a natural with people and very informative, the bus was comfortable and we had room to move.  I will certainly recommend your service to others so once again thank you and it was a pleasure to work with you and Travlon"


  • "The drivers we had on our camp to Westport and Granity were fantastic!"


  • "A BIG thank you for organising the logistics for Selwyn Sounds for our crowd.  Also a HUGE THANK YOU to our driver who was so lovely and we can’t thank him enough!


    So many thanks for keeping up the great service we love to hear about!  You guys are awesome!!!"


  • "Thank you for the service you provided us yesterday.  All the drivers were friendly and professional as well as organised and prompt!"


  • " Thank you for accommodating the changes in our plans and bus size and especially for our lady driver driving us today.  She is very thoughtful, considerate and a defensive driver and we appreciated her being with us and ensuring safe and enjoyable travel to Ohinetahi Gardens today.


    We very much appreciated the warm, friendly and professional service today.  We did enjoy her company and we had a lovely day.  Thank you for your company’s part in that."


Contact Us

11 Douglas Street (PO Box 69-149)

Lincoln, Canterbury

Phone: (03) 325 2959


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