There are 8 ways to get from Auckland to Marlborough by plane, ferry, bus, train, car ferry, night bus 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 Nelson  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Nelson (NSN) AKL - NSN

$60 - $239

Cheapest option

Night bus, ferry  •  15 h 32 min

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

$55 - $79

6 alternative options

Fly to Blenheim  •  4 h 15 min

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

$114 - $349

Fly to Wellington, ferry  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Wellington (WLG) AKL - WLG
  2. Take the ferry from Wellington - Central to Picton

$88 - $215

Bus, ferry  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Auckland to Wellington City N1
  2. Take the ferry from Wellington - Central to Picton Wellington - Central - Picton

$63 - $95

Train, ferry  •  16 h 22 min

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

$183 - $218

Bus, car ferry  •  17 h 38 min

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

$71 - $138

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Marlborough is to night bus and ferry which costs $80 - $120 and takes 15 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Marlborough is to fly which costs $160 - $550 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Auckland and Marlborough is 547 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Auckland to Marlborough, including transfers.

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

Air New Zealand and Jetstar fly from Auckland to Wairau Valley hourly.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
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 Wellington
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
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
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Flights from Auckland to Wellington
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
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
ManaBus.com
Website
manabus.com
Bus from Auckland to Wellington City
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
manabus.com
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Wellington - Central
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Web Saver
$37
Saver Change
$44
Easy Change
$50

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