Wellington to Picton

Wellington to Picton

0 trips (NZD 68 – NZD 295)  

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Transportation from Wellington to Picton

How to get from Wellington to Picton

Travelling between Wellington and Picton is possible by Flight and ferry. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Ferry is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you NZD 294.98 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a ferry which will set you back mere NZD 68.08.

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

It can take you anywhere between 1 and 5 hours to travel between Wellington and Picton depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Wellington and Picton. Flight will bring you to your destination in 30m. Ferry does a much slower job and take about 4h 30m to reach Picton.

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

Travelling between Wellington and Picton can be as cheap as NZD 68.08 if you opt for a Interislander ferry and as expensive as NZD 294.98 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 Wellington and Picton ?

  • 10 from Wellington to Picton starting from 05:00 Wellington until 20:30 Wellington
  • 0 from Wellington to Picton starting from 08:45 Wellington Airport until 19:20 Wellington Airport

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

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


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Wellington to Picton, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as NZD 81.79.

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 Wellington and Picton

Air New Zealand


Ferry may be a tiring experience especially if you are prone to seasickness and often is not the cheapest option available but it almost always makes for a very picturesque journey.

Things to remember: Ferry rides may be cancelled due to rough seas.

Companies operating ferry routes between Wellington and Picton


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

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

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 95% travelled aboard a ferry
  • 5% decided to fly