Information regarding local bus services and timetables in the Nelson Tasman region.
A Richmond loop bus service started on 3 August 2020. You can read more about the service here.
Timetable new Richmond loop (active from August 3)
Timetable Nbus Richmond - Nelson service
On 3 August 2020 fares changed with the introduction of the new electronic Bee Card. Cards will be available for free on the Bee Card website and our retail outlets (see list below) until 31 October 2020. Following that the cards will cost $5 and the minimum top up amount is $5.
The number of zones will be reduced to three which also makes travel cheaper.
You can get your Bee Card at Tasman District Council office in Richmond, the Richmond Library, Nelson City Council, Nelson and Stoke Libraries, the bus depot in Bridge Street, Nelson or online via the bee card website, beecard.co.nz.
The NBus runs between Richmond and Nelson seven days a week. Buses are wheelchair accessible and have bike racks. The service is operated by Nelson Coachlines Ltd.
Nelson Coachlines also run N-Bus services in Nelson city.
Abel Tasman Coachlines operates regular services to Motueka, Kaiteriteri, Mārahau and Takaka
This late night loop service travels to Nelson via Bishopdale and returns to Richmond via Tahunanui.
The Late Late Bus does not have bike racks and is not wheelchair accessible.
Office hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Phone 03 548 1539
Email Nelson Coachlines