InterCity Coachlines stop in Palmerston North on their Auckland–Wellington, Gisborne–Wellington, Napier–Wellington, New Plymouth–Wellington, Palmerston North–Auckland, Tauranga–Wellington and Whanganui–Wellington routes. ManaBus coaches also stop here en route between Auckland and Wellington.
This gives Palmerston North direct coach connections with Auckland, Gisborne, Hamilton, Hastings, Napier, Ohakune, National Park, New Plymouth, Rotorua, Taupo, Wanganui and Wellington.
InterCity services (except overnight services on the Auckland–Wellington route) stop outside the i-SITE Visitor Information Centre in The Square carpark.
ManaBus and InterCity overnight services between Auckland and Wellington stop outside the courthouse on Main Street, just a short walk from the daytime coach stop.