There are 5 ways to get from Auckland to Blenheim by plane, bus, train, ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Blenheim  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Blenheim (BHE) AKL - BHE

$110 - $355

Cheapest option

Fly to Nelson, bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Nelson (NSN) AKL - NSN
  2. Take the bus from Paradiso Backpackers to Blenheim

$67 - $266

3 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Auckland Strand to Wellington Northern Explorer
  2. Take the ferry from Wellington - Central to Picton Wellington - Central - Picton

$180 - $214

Bus, ferry  •  16 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Wellington - Central Auckland - Central - Wellington - Central
  2. Take the ferry from Wellington - Central to Picton Wellington - Central - Picton

$71 - $137

Drive, ferry  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Auckland to Wellington - Central
  2. Take the ferry from Wellington - Central to Picton Wellington - Central - Picton

$125 - $181

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The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Blenheim is to bus and ferry which costs $100 - $210 and takes 16 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Blenheim is to fly which costs $160 - $550 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The distance between Auckland and Blenheim is 524 km.

The best way to get from Auckland to Blenheim without a car is to train and ferry which takes 16 h 25 min and costs $270 - $330.

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Auckland to Blenheim, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Auckland Airport to Blenheim Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Air New Zealand offers flights from Auckland Airport to Blenheim Airport.

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There are 85+ hotels available in Blenheim. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Auckland to Blenheim.
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  • Distance: 327.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between Auckland, New Zealand and Blenheim, New Zealand?

Air New Zealand flies from Auckland to Blenheim hourly.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to Blenheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Auckland to Blenheim via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Auckland to Nelson
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Auckland to Nelson via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Auckland to Nelson via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Auckland to Nelson
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Auckland to Nelson via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Train operators
KiwiRail Northern Explorer
Website
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
Train from Auckland Strand to Wellington
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Schedules at
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Paradiso Backpackers to Blenheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Wellington - Central
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $70
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Ferry operators
Interislander
Website
interislander.co.nz
Ferry from Wellington - Central to Picton
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Web Saver
$36
Saver Change
$43
Easy Change
$49

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