Auckland to Wellington

Auckland to Wellington

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Transportation from Auckland to Wellington

Auckland to Wellington Destination Reviews

flight Economy, Jetstar Airways, Dec 9, 2019
Trip itself was not good, due to weather we were returned back to Auckland. However, staff was working professionaly, and finally transportas us to Wellington.
2 customer reviews

How to get from Auckland to Wellington

Travelling between Auckland and Wellington is possible by Flight and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you NZD 449.01 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a flight which will set you back mere NZD 43.87.

How long does it take to get from Auckland to Wellington?

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 25 hours to travel between Auckland and Wellington depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Auckland and Wellington. Flight will bring you to your destination in 55m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 1d 10m to reach Wellington.

How much does it cost to get from Auckland to Wellington?

Travelling between Auckland and Wellington can be as cheap as NZD 43.87 if you opt for a Jetstar Airways flight and as expensive as NZD 449.01 if you buy a Air New Zealand flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Auckland and Wellington ?

  • 15 from Auckland to Wellington starting from 06:00 Auckland Airport until 21:00 Auckland Airport
  • 0 from Auckland to Wellington starting from 07:45 Auckland Strand until 08:54 Papakura

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Auckland to Wellington.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Auckland to Wellington, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as NZD 44.61.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Auckland and Wellington

Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways


Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Auckland to Wellington?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with flight remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 67% decided to fly
  • 33% took a train