Getting to Open Day

Take a bus or your own transport. Lincoln is only 20 minutes from Christchurch City Centre.


Free event parking will be available in the Orchard Road Car Park (Gate 3) and the Springs Road Overflow Car Park (opposite the Orchard Car Park). 

  • For the safety of our students and event attendees, a temporary traffic management plan will be in place for Open Day along Springs Road, including a reduced speed limit of 30kmh and a temporary pedestrian island between Springs Road Car Park and Orchard Car Park.

Shuttle services

If you are arriving at Christchurch Airport and need assistance travelling to Lincoln University there are local shuttle services available. NZ Look Shuttles operate between Christchurch and Selwyn, where Lincoln is located. Costs and online bookings are available on the NZLookShuttles website.

Public transport

The main bus stop is outside the Forbes building by the Gate 1 campus entrance. See for full service and timetable info. Catch the 80 to Lincoln Township from  Christchurch Bus Interchange or 820 to Rolleston and Springston.


Places to stay

If you need accommodation you can stay near to the University in Lincoln Township or in Christchurch (Riccarton is a handy location to stay and is only about 25 mins drive).