About Us

Local people and local service

Budget Buses and Shuttles Timaru is proudly owned and operated by Mike and Lynn O’Brien. Their door to door bus service was established in 1992 and over the years they have met thousands of passengers and traveled thousands of kilometers to get people from A to B. The qualified and experienced local drivers leave in the morning to Christchurch and return back to Timaru late afternoon. Through their 3 vehicles they offer a 6 day door to door shuttle service and even though they have comfortable transport they can offer a very competitive price.

Door to door transport

Save time and hassle and get picked up or dropped off right outside your front door.
We pick-up passengers from the Christchurch Airport and deliver to; hotels, motels and suburbs (door to door) as per our destinations; Timaru, Temuka, Geraldine, Ashburton to Christchurch return. We can pick you up any where along the State Highway One at Winchester, Orari, Rangitata, Hinds, Chertsey, Rakaia, Dunsandel, Burnham and Rolleston.

Depot to depot transport

Our base rate offers you the simple solution of depot to depot transport. Our Timaru depot is outside the information center on George St. Our Christchurch depot is in front of the Canterbury Museum in Rolleston Ave Christchurch. Reporting time is approx 15 minutes before the departure of the coach. We recommend that you make your reservation in advance to avoid disappointment.

  • Timaru Budget Shuttles and Bus services offer transport to Christchurch city and airport. We travel from Timaru to Temuka, Geraldine, Ashburton and Christchurch return. We can pick you up any where along the State Highway 1 at Winchester, Orari, Rangitata, Hinds, Chertsey, Rakaia, Dunsandel, Burnham and Rolleston. Or pick you up from your Timaru home and take you straight to the Christchurch airport door.