Map & Directions

Directions

SHUTTLE

The free Airport Shuttle operates 8am - 8pm Monday – Sunday.  After hours shuttle is available subject to availability and conditions. Further information is available here.

DRIVING

From the airport – Drive out of the airport onto Memorial Ave and turn right under the Gateway Bridge onto Russley Rd.  Continue for approximately 3km and turn left into Dinton St before the traffic lights and the Z petrol station.

From the north – Drive along the northern motorway and follow the signs to stay on State Highway 1.  After driving over the Gateway Bridge continue for approximately 3kms and turn left into Dinton St before the traffic lights and the Z petrol station.

From the South – Drive along the main south road (state highway 1) and once you’ve passed a MacDonalds and then a KFC on the left, turn left onto Carmen Rd (also state highway 1).  Drive 3km and turn right onto Yaldhurst Rd.  Take the first left onto Fovant St and then the first left onto Dinton St. Airways Motel is at the end of Dinton St on the right.

From the West – Drive along state highway 73.  After the 2nd traffic light where there is a Z service station, take the first left onto Fovant St and then the first left onto Dinton St. Airways Motel is at the end of Dinton St on the right.

OTHER TRANSPORT

Bus from the airport – After the motel shuttle stops at 8pm Metro bus route 125 goes from the airport to the motel (stops right outside) every 30 minutes. (8.05pm, 8.35pm, 9.05pm, 9.35pm, 10.05pm, 10.35pm)  The fare is $8.50 (child $4.90) and takes approx. 12 minutes.  Get off at Russley Rd near Dinton St (ask the driver for help).

Taxi from the airport – Approx $30

Uber from the airport – Approx $17 (normal pricing)

Bus from city centre – From the Bus Interchange catch the Yellow Line to Rolleston via Hornby and get off at Church Corner.  Transfer to route 140 Russley/Mt Pleasant to Russley & Hornby and get off at Russley Rd near Dinton St (ask the driver for help). Cost $4.20 (child $2.40) and takes approx. 40 minutes.

Location

Many attractions nearby include The International Antarctic Centre, Orana Wildlife Park and Willowbank Wildlife Reserve. We are just 1 km from Riccarton Racecourse which also stages the Riccarton Markets every Sunday - a large open air market with numerous craft and food stalls. We are 5 minutes drive to Ruapuna Raceway for motor racing and just a short drive to golf courses at Russley, Clearwater, Templeton, Harewood, Coringa and McLeans Island.

  • The city bus stop is outside motel. Shopping centers and restaurants are located within a 5-10 minute drive at Avonhead, Hornby, Bush Inn and Riccarton. A 24 hour Caltex Star mart is located 50 meters.
  • Antarctic Centre (Discount Vouchure Availble at Reception)
  • Orana Wildlife Park
  • Ruapuna Raceway
  • Riccarton Racecourse
  • 5 min Drive to Hornby Shopping Mall
  • 5 min Drive to Dressmart Factory Outlet Store
  • 8 min Drive to Westfield Shopping Centre
  • 15 min Drive to City Centre
  • 24/7 Caltex Smart Mart next door
  • Just Over 1 hour Drive to Mt Hutt Ski Field
  • Handy to Golf Courses & Raceways
  • Accessible from North, South and West Coast Roads
  • On North/South Bypass