Travel from Auckland to Wellington

Train, bus or fly from Auckland to Wellington?

Air New Zealand and Jetstar fly from Auckland to Wellington hourly. Alternatively, KiwiRail Northern Explorer operates a train from Auckland to Wellington once daily. Tickets cost $150 - $180 and the journey takes 10 h 35 min.

How to get from Auckland to Wellington

From 490 Queen St bus to Auckland airport, fly to Wellington airport, then line 91 bus to Wellington. 3 h 11 min $65. From 490 Queen St bus to Auckland airport, fly to Paraparaumu airport, line 260 bus to Paraparaumu Station, then train to Wellington. 4 h 49 min $164. From Auckland Strand train to Wellington. 10 h 35 min $158. From Auckland bus to Wellington City. 10 h 40 min $22. From Auckland drive to Wellington. 7 h 46 min $105.
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      1 Fly to Wellington
      • One-Way approx: USD $43 - $135
      • Duration: 3 h 11 min
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      2 Fly to Paraparaumu, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $98 - $316
      • Duration: 4 h 49 min
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      • One-Way approx: USD $150 - $180
      • Duration: 10 h 35 min
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      • One-Way approx: USD $19 - $80
      • Duration: 10 h 40 min
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      5 Drive
      • One-Way approx: USD $85 - $130
      • Duration: 7 h 46 min
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        • Duration: 7 h 46 min
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