There are 9 ways to get from Wellington to Blenheim by ferry, car ferry, car, plane or bus

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 - $120

Cheapest option

Car ferry via Picton  •  6 h 26 min

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

$36 - $51

7 alternative options

Ferry via Blenheim  •  4 h 37 min

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

$44 - $69

Ferry via Blenheim #2  •  4 h 41 min

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

$35 - $50

Car ferry  •  6 h 22 min

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

$44 - $70

Drive  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Wellington to Blenheim 82.9 miles

$17 - $26

Fly to Blenheim  •  2 h 53 min

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

$73 - $309

Fly to Picton  •  3 h 8 min

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

$79 - $300

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 - $251

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The cheapest way to get from Wellington to Blenheim is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 20 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wellington to Blenheim is to fly which costs $100 - $460 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The distance between Wellington and Blenheim is 73 km. The road distance is 132.7 km.

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

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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
Flights from Wellington to Nelson
Ave. Duration
40 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
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Paradiso Backpackers to Blenheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Ferry operators
Interislander
Website
interislander.co.nz
Ferry from Wellington - Central to Picton
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Web Saver
$37
Saver Change
$44
Easy Change
$50

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