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Duration 2h 29m
Distance 87.1 km
Average price $70
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Marlborough Sounds

The nearest airport to Marlborough Sounds is Picton (PCN). However, there are better options for getting to Marlborough Sounds. InterCity operates a bus from Nelson to Picton 4 times a week. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 2h 15m. Alternatively, KiwiRail operates a train from Christchurch to Picton 3 times a week. Tickets cost $80 - $100 and the journey takes 5h 40m.

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Wellington (WLG)

  1. Wellington
  2. Marlborough Sounds
6h 5m
$73 - $91
Other nearby airports

Blenheim (BHE)

  1. Woodbourne
  2. Picton
  3. Marlborough Sounds
3h 5m
$34 - $55

Nelson (NSN)

  1. Nelson
  2. Marlborough Sounds
5h 55m
$43 - $64

Christchurch (CHC)

  1. Christchurch
  2. Marlborough Sounds
9h 18m
$125 - $158

Picton (PCN)

  1. Picton (PCN)
  2. Marlborough Sounds
2h 29m
$17 - $26

Important airports for Picton

Frequently asked questions

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The nearest airport to Marlborough Sounds is Picton (PCN) Airport which is 25 km away. Other nearby airports include Blenheim (BHE) (45.3 km), Wellington (WLG) (63.9 km) and Nelson (NSN) (74.4 km).

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It takes 6h 5m to get from Picton to Wellington (WLG) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Wellington (WLG) Airport, which is 67.4 km away from Picton. The car ferry from Wellington (WLG) to Picton takes 6h 5m.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Marlborough Sounds. Prices start at $150 NZD per night.

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