Book your seat on the official Toast bus with Tranzit, and get to the festival safely and in style. Tranzit are our preferred transport partner, they’re in the know, and have exclusive parking in the square – making your journey to Toast an easy and enjoyable one. Buses leave and return from Wellington, Wairarapa and the Manawatu regions.
With Tranzit you can:
You can book your bus seat on a Toast bus at the same time as you buy your festival tickets through Ticketek. On the Ticketek site, once you have selected how many tickets you need and your delivery method, click next, then on the next page, check your tickets and click on ‘make payment’. Then you’ll need to logon to Ticketek. Once you’ve done this, you’ll go through to a page where you can select which bus you’d like to be on.
**Here are the times and prices for this year’s Tranzit buses to and from Toast:-
WELLINGTON DEPARTURE POINTS AND TIME PRICE
Kilbirnie ‐ ASB Sports Centre, 72 Kemp Street – 8.15am: $50.00
Wellington i‐Site – 8:15am & 9.15am: $50.00
Lambton Quay, outside Old Government Buildings, opp Parliament – 8.15am & 9.15am: $50.00
Petone Railway Station (Eastern Side) – 8.30am & 9.30am: $50.00
Melling Railway Station – 8.40am & 9.40am: $50.00
Upper Hutt Railway Station – 8.55am & 9.55am: $50.00
Departures back to the Wellington region will be from the Tranzit Coach Parking precinct, Upper Texas Street at 6.00pm & 6.30pm (Please report 15mins prior to departure)
WAIRARAPA DEPARTURE POINTS AND TIME PRICE
Masterton, Tranzit Depot – 8.45am: $25.00
Carterton, New World – 9.00am: $25.00
Greytown, Cnr of West & Hastwell Streets – 9.15am: $25.00
Featherston, Mobil Service Station – 9.15am: $25.00
Lake Ferry. Lake Ferry Hotel – 9.15am: $25.00
Departures back to the various Wairarapa towns from the Martinborough Square will be available between 6.30pm at the earliest and 7.30pm being the final departure time.
MANAWATU DEPARTURE POINTS AND TIME PRICE
Palmerston North i‐Site on the Square – 8.30am: $50.00
Woodville i‐Site, Bus Stop Grey Street – 9.30am: $50.00
Pahiatua, Tranzit Depot – 9.40am: $50.00
Eketahuna, opposite the Community Store – 10.00am: $50.00
Departures back to Palmerston North will be from the Tranzit Coach Parking precinct, Upper Texas Street at 6.00pm (Please report 15mins prior to departure).
Booking for groups of 6 or more? We can offer you a group discount of $10 per person for Wellington and Palmerston North return transport and $5 discount for return transport from the Wairarapa. Group discounts apply only if you make a group booking directly through Tranzit (does not apply through Ticketek): Group discounted prices will be reflected once your group booking has been processed.
Tranzit Coachlines offer private charters. Click here to arrange for your own bus to Toast Martinborough, or request a quote. Please note: No conveyance licences will be issued for any charter buses or shuttles travelling to Toast Martinborough.
The following taxi companies are Wairarapa-based and can provide taxi services to and from Toast Martinborough. Early booking is essential.
Carterton Shuttles: 06 379 5303
Masterton Taxis: 06 378 2555
Masterton Shuttles: 06 377 1923
Rimutaka Shuttles: 06 308 9007
RideShop: 06 377 4231
Tranz Metro runs a normal public service to the Wairarapa on festival day, departing Wellington Railway Station at 9.55am. This journey takes just over 1 hour.
Public seating is very limited. Pre-purchased tickets are not available for the public train on Toast Martinborough day. A Toast Martinborough shuttle service meets all trains, and takes you directly to the festival in Martinborough. The shuttle service is included in the price of your festival ticket. For more information regarding the public service contact Tranz Metro.
Please contact the Toast Martinborough office for information about available landing sites for helicopters.