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There are 5 ways to get from Wellington to Blenheim by ferry, plane or bus

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Ferry  •  4 h 37 min

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

$33 - $53

Cheapest option

Ferry via Picton  •  4 h 41 min

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

$25 - $35

3 alternative options

Fly to Blenheim  •  2 h 53 min

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

$73 - $308

Fly to Picton  •  3 h 13 min

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

$78 - $299

Fly to Nelson, bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Wellington (WLG) to Nelson (NSN) WLG - NSN
  2. Take the bus from Paradiso Backpackers to Blenheim

$56 - $249

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The cheapest way to get from Wellington to Blenheim is to ferry which costs $35 - $55 and takes 4 h 41 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 4 h 37 min and costs $50 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 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 91+ hotels available in Blenheim. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Wellington to Wellington Airport is to line 91 bus which takes 19 min and costs $2.

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Map of how to get from Wellington to Blenheim.
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  • Distance: 45.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 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
29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from Wellington to Picton
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from Wellington to Nelson
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Wellington to Blenheim
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Wellington to Nelson
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Wellington to Nelson
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $230
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Ferry operators
Interislander
Phone
+64 800 802 802
Website
interislander.co.nz
Ferry from Wellington - Central to Picton
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Web Saver
$25
Saver Change
$30
Easy Change
$34

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