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There are 5 ways to get from Wellington Airport (WLG) to Kumara by plane, shuttle, car ferry, bus or car

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Fly to Hokitika

  1. Fly from Wellington (WLG) to Hokitika (HKK)

Cheapest

Car ferry, bus

  1. Take the car ferry from Wellington to Picton
  2. Take the bus from Picton to Nelson
  3. Take the bus from Nelson to Greymouth

Fly to Westport, shuttle

  1. Fly from Wellington (WLG) to Westport (WSZ)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Westport to Kumara Township

Fly to Christchurch, shuttle

  1. Fly from Wellington (WLG) to Christchurch (CHC)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Christchurch International Airport to Kumara Township

Car ferry, drive

  1. Take the car ferry from Wellington to Picton
  2. Drive from Picton to Kumara

Wellington Airport (WLG) to Kumara by bus, walk, car ferry and shuttle

3 Weekly Services
16h 40m Average Duration
$128 Cheapest Price
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Wellington Airport (WLG) → Kumara
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kumara is 0800 358 5453.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kumara is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Kumara is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0800 358 5453.

Last updated: 26 Sep 2022
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The most affordable way to get from Wellington Airport (WLG) to Kumara is to fly and shuttle, which costs $130 - $270 and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Wellington Airport (WLG) to Kumara is to fly which costs $190 - $650 and takes 3h 11m.

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The distance between Wellington Airport (WLG) and Kumara is 333 km.

The best way to get from Wellington Airport (WLG) to Kumara without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 16h 40m and costs $120 - $190.

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It takes approximately 3h 11m to get from Wellington Airport (WLG) to Kumara, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Wellington Airport to Hokitika Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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Air New Zealand offers flights from Wellington Airport to Hokitika Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Kumara. Prices start at $175 NZD per night.

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Map of how to get from Wellington Airport (WLG) to Kumara.
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  • Distance: 332.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 11m

What companies run services between Wellington Airport (WLG), New Zealand and Kumara, New Zealand?

Air New Zealand flies from Wellington Airport (WLG) to Kumara every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Wellington to Hokitika via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Wellington to Hokitika via Nelson, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Wellington to Hokitika via Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Wellington to Hokitika via Queenstown, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Wellington to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Wellington to Christchurch via Nelson
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Sounds Air
Website
soundsair.com
Flights from Wellington to Westport
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $380
Flights from Wellington to Christchurch via Blenheim
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Wellington to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Bus operators
East West Coaches
Phone
+64 27 201 8825
Website
eastwestcoaches.co.nz
Shuttle from Westport to Kumara Township
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
eastwestcoaches.co.nz
Shuttle from Christchurch International Airport to Kumara Township
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
eastwestcoaches.co.nz
InterCity
Phone
+64 9 583 5780
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Picton to Nelson
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Nelson to Greymouth
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Ferry operators
Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries
Phone
+64 4 471 6188
Email
bookings@bluebridge.co.nz
Website
bluebridge.co.nz
Car ferry from Wellington to Picton
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries
Saver Sail
$58 - $62
Super Sail
$62 - $66
Flexi Sail
$60 - $75

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