The Kingston Flyer Vintage Steam Train


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Take a step back in time aboard this historical vintage steam train. 

Departing from Kingston, relax and unwind on a 90 minute return journey while admiring the spectacular scenery along the 14km rail corridor from the Kingston to Fairlight Railway Station and back.  Public train rides, group bookings and private charters are available. 

Train departs Kingston EVERY SUNDAY twice daily at 10.30am & 2.00pm.

Afterwards, pop into the Kinston Flyer Cafe & Bar for some cosy country pub food. 


  • Adults:  $75 /  $65 Gold Card
  • Children - $25
  • 4 & Under -  FREE.


Tickets for public train rides must be booked via online booking on the Kingston Flyer website.

To make an enquiry for a private charter, simply send an enquiry email with your name, preferred date and time, number of people, and a cell phone contact number.

Need To Know:

  • All bookings for public train rides are essential and available online only.
  • Private Charters are available from Monday to Saturday, and are designed for large groups of 40 people or more on a full or half day basis. Please email us for all enquiries.
  • Public train trips are from Kingston. Please note, you can not board the train at Fairlight Railway Station.


Visit Kingston Flyer website.  Or, call 0800 KFLYER

Getting Here:

Kingston is a spectacular 45 minute drive from Queenstown via State Highway, following Lake Wakatipu to its eastern edge. The turnoff is easily spotted from the main highway, simply follow the main road (Kent Street) all the way to the Kingston Flyer Cafe & Bar.  Free parking is available outside the cafe located near the Kingston Foreshore.

Contact The Kingston Flyer Vintage Steam Train

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221 Kent Street, Kingston, 9793

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