There are 6 ways to get from Wellington to Blenheim by ferry, car ferry or plane

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

Ferry  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the ferry from Wellington - Central to Picton Wellington - Central - Picton

$91 - $119

Cheapest option

Car ferry  •  5 h 16 min

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

$35 - $50

4 alternative options

Ferry via Blenheim  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the ferry from Wellington - Central to Picton Wellington - Central - Picton

$44 - $68

Ferry via Blenheim #2  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the ferry from Wellington - Central to Picton Wellington - Central - Picton

$35 - $50

Fly to Blenheim  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Wellington (WLG) to Blenheim (BHE) WLG - BHE

$73 - $308

Fly to Picton  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Wellington (WLG) to Picton (PCN) WLG - PCN

$79 - $299

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wellington to Blenheim is to car ferry which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wellington to Blenheim is to fly which costs $110 - $470 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The distance between Wellington and Blenheim is 73 km.

The best way to get from Wellington to Blenheim without a car is to ferry which takes 3 h 33 min and costs $130 - $180.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Wellington to Blenheim, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Wellington Airport to Blenheim Airport is the direct flight which takes 25 min.

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Air New Zealand and Sounds Air offer flights from Wellington Airport to Blenheim Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Wellington to Blenheim.
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  • Distance: 45.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

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

Sounds Air and Air New Zealand fly from Wellington to Blenheim every 2 hours.

Airlines
Sounds Air
Website
soundsair.com
Flights from Wellington to Blenheim
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from Wellington to Picton
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Wellington to Blenheim
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
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
$37
Saver Change
$43
Easy Change
$50

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