Christchurch Airport offers services that make travelling with a
bicycle that much easier.
Bicycle Assembly Areas
Convenient places to disassemble or assemble your bike free of
charge. Each station is equipped with tools, bike pumps and stands
for you to hang your bike on.
Located outside in the plaza (next to Door 4 and between Doors 5
When arriving into Christchurch Airport from a flight you
will need to collect your bicycle from the oversize baggage
collection point at your conveyor belt.
If you wish to take your bicycle on a flight, it must be in
New Zealand has bike boxes available to purchase at $25,
subject to availability.
Alternatively Luggage Solutions offer a last minute
bicycle packing service using Euro-style plastic bicycle
bags and heat sealed straps. You must confirm with your
airline that this packing is acceptable.
To prepare your bicycle to be packed into a plastic
bicycle bag you need to use your tool kit to secure the
handlebar so it is parallel to the frame, lower the seat and fold
up or remove the pedals in the assembly areas outside the terminal.
No further dismantling is required. Luggage Solutions will strap
the handlebar to the frame and secure the wheels to each other
before packing your bicycle into your plastic bicycle bag and
closing it with heat sealed straps. Contact Luggage Solutions for
If you wish to leave your bicycle at the airport there
are three places to lock and leave your bicycle. They are:
1) Under the Express Park (covered car park building)
2) At the entrance to the International Arrivals
Hall (unsecured) (next to Door 9)
Solutions offer a secure storage service for packed