There are 3 ways to get from Wellington to Napier Airport (NPE) by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Wellington (WLG) to Napier (NPE) WLG - NPE

$81 - $371

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Bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Wellington - Central to Napier Airport Wellington - Central - Gisborne

$16 - $45

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Wellington to Napier Airport (NPE) 204 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wellington to Napier Airport (NPE) is to bus which costs $25 - $65 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wellington to Napier Airport (NPE) is to fly which costs $120 - $600 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wellington - Central and arriving at Napier Airport. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 2 min.

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The distance between Wellington and Napier Airport (NPE) is 269 km. The road distance is 326.4 km.

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The best way to get from Wellington to Napier Airport (NPE) without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 2 min and costs $25 - $65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Wellington to Napier Airport (NPE), including transfers.

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Wellington to Napier Airport (NPE) bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, depart from Wellington - Central station.

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The best way to get from Wellington to Napier Airport (NPE) is to fly which takes 2 h 14 min and costs $120 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $25 - $65 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Wellington Airport to Napier Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Wellington to Napier Airport (NPE) bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, arrive at Napier Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Wellington to Napier Airport (NPE).
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  • Distance: 168.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 14 min

What companies run services between Wellington, New Zealand and Napier Airport (NPE), New Zealand?

Air New Zealand flies from Wellington to Napier Airport (NPE) 4 times a day. Alternatively, InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Wellington to Napier Airport (NPE) once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 2 min.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Wellington to Napier
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Wellington - Central to Napier Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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