Travel from Wellington to Kaikoura

How to get from Wellington to Kaikoura?

There is no direct connection from Wellington to Kaikoura. However, you can take the ferry to Picton then take the bus to Kaikoura. Alternatively, you can take the ferry to Picton, take the walk to Picton, then take the train to Kaikoura.

How to get from Wellington to Kaikoura

From Wellington - Central ferry to Picton then bus to Kaikoura. 6 h 35 min $86. From Wellington - Central ferry to Picton, walk to Picton, then train to Kaikoura. 6 h 39 min. From Manners Street at Cuba Street line 91 bus to Wellington airport, fly to Blenheim airport, bus to Blenheim, then bus to Kaikoura. 5 h 49 min $171. From Manners Street at Cuba Street line 91 bus to Wellington airport, fly to Christchurch airport, line 125 bus to Northlands Mall, then bus to Kaikoura. 6 h 10 min $124. From Manners Street at Cuba Street line 91 bus to Wellington airport, fly to Picton airport, bus to Picton, walk to Picton, then train to Kaikoura. 6 h 24 min. From Manners Street at Cuba Street line 91 bus to Wellington airport, fly to Nelson airport, taxi to Nelson i-SITE, bus to Blenheim, then bus to Kaikoura. 7 h 45 min $194.
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    Wellington to Kaikoura:

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      1 Ferry, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $41 - $73
      • Duration: 6 h 35 min
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        • One-Way approx: USD $41 - $73
        • Duration: 6 h 35 min
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      • Duration: 6 h 39 min
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      3 Fly to Blenheim, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $86 - $339
      • Duration: 5 h 49 min
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        • One-Way approx: USD $86 - $339
        • Duration: 5 h 49 min
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      4 Fly to Christchurch, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $47 - $230
      • Duration: 6 h 10 min
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        • Duration: 6 h 10 min
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      5 Fly to Picton, train
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      • Duration: 6 h 24 min
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      6 Fly to Nelson, bus
      • One-Way approx: USD $69 - $281
      • Duration: 7 h 45 min
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        6 Fly to Nelson, bus
        • One-Way approx: USD $69 - $281
        • Duration: 7 h 45 min
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