There are 6 ways to get from Wellington to Fiordland National Park by plane, bus, ferry or train

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

Fly to Queenstown, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Wellington (WLG) to Queenstown (ZQN) WLG - ZQN
  2. Take the bus from Queenstown Airport to Te Anau

$116 - $376

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  22 h 44 min

  1. Take the ferry from Wellington - Central to Picton
  2. Take the bus from Picton to Christchurch
  3. Take the bus from Christchurch to Te Anau

$80 - $165

4 alternative options

Fly to Dunedin, bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Wellington (WLG) to Dunedin (DUD) WLG - DUD
  2. Take the bus from Dunedin Airport to Te Anau

$86 - $231

Fly to Invercargill, bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Wellington (WLG) to Invercargill (IVC) WLG - IVC
  2. Take the bus from Invercargill to Lumsden
  3. Take the bus from Lumsden to Te Anau

$158 - $564

Ferry, train, bus  •  22 h 12 min

  1. Take the ferry from Wellington - Central to Picton
  2. Take the train from Picton to Christchurch
  3. Take the bus from Christchurch to Te Anau

Ferry, travel  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Take the ferry from Wellington - Central to Picton Wellington - Central - Picton
  2. Travel from Picton to Fiordland National Park

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wellington to Fiordland National Park is to ferry and bus which costs $110 - $250 and takes 22 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wellington to Fiordland National Park is to fly and bus which costs $170 - $550 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The distance between Wellington and Fiordland National Park is 767 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Wellington to Fiordland National Park, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Wellington, New Zealand and Fiordland National Park, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Wellington to Fiordland National Park. However, you can take the line 91 bus to Wellington Airport, take the walk to Wellington airport, fly to Queenstown, take the walk to Queenstown Airport, take the bus to Te Anau, then take the travel to Fiordland National Park. Alternatively, you can take the line 91 bus to Wellington Airport, take the walk to Wellington airport, fly to Dunedin, take the walk to Dunedin Airport, take the bus to Te Anau, then take the travel to Fiordland National Park.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Wellington to Queenstown
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Wellington to Queenstown via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Wellington to Dunedin
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Wellington to Dunedin via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Flights from Wellington to Invercargill
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Wellington to Invercargill via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Wellington to Queenstown
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Wellington to Dunedin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $320
Train operators
KiwiRail Coastal Pacific
Bus operators
Tracknet
Website
tracknet.net
Bus from Queenstown Airport to Te Anau
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Invercargill to Lumsden
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Dunedin Airport to Te Anau
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Lumsden to Te Anau
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch to Te Anau
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $70
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Picton to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Catch-A-Bus South
Website
catchabussouth.co.nz
Bus from Invercargill to Lumsden
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
catchabussouth.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 - $55
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Web Saver
$37
Saver Change
$44
Easy Change
$51

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