When you are booking a car in Canterbury, it's essential that you consider the journey duration. Most journeys are usually around half an hour and can be combined with bus or train journeys. The journey times will vary depending on which part of Canterbury you wish to journey through. There are different distances available between various destinations . For example, a journey from Queenstown to Christchurch is often faster than a similar journey from Hanmer to Queenstown. The length of your journey will also depend upon whether you are travelling by road, rail or air.