There are 6 ways to get from Wellington to Greymouth by ferry, bus, train, car 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, bus  •  13 h 25 min

$66 - $125

Cheapest option

Fly to Hokitika  •  6 h 10 min

  1. WLG - HKK

$37 - $282

4 alternative options

Ferry, train  •  15 h 26 min

Ferry, drive  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Wellington - Central - Picton

$82 - $121

Fly to Westport, bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. WLG - WSZ

$225 - $394

Fly to Christchurch, bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. WLG - CHC

$68 - $229

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

Air New Zealand and Jetstar fly from Wellington to Greymouth 5 times a day.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Wellington to Hokitika via Christchurch
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Wellington to Hokitika via Nelson, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Wellington to Hokitika via Auckland, Christchurch
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Wellington to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Sounds Air
Website
soundsair.com
Flights from Wellington to Westport
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $350
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Wellington to Christchurch
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $200
Train operators
KiwiRail Coastal Pacific
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Train from Christchurch to Greymouth
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
KiwiRail TranzAlpine
Website
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
Train from Christchurch to Greymouth
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Schedules at
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Picton to Nelson
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $29
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Nelson to Greymouth
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Westport Caltex to Greymouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
West Coast Shuttle
Website
westcoastshuttle.co.nz
Bus from Christchurch Airport to Greymouth
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
westcoastshuttle.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
$38
Saver Change
$45
Easy Change
$51

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Wellington and Greymouth is 322 km.

The cheapest way to get from Wellington to Greymouth is to fly and bus which costs $95 - $340 and takes 6 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Wellington to Greymouth is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 33 min and costs $320 - $600.

It takes approximately 13 h 25 min to get from Wellington to Greymouth, including transfers.