From Wellington International Airport to Wellington Downtown
Most visitors arrive in Wellington via Wellington International Airport (IATA: WLG), is in Rongotai, about 5 km (3 mi) from the central city.
By AIRPORT FLYER BUS
It stops at various major stops throughout Wellington. Download the timetable here
Open: from 6.30am to 9.00am and 2.00pm to 7.00pm, every 10 minutes on weekdays;
Cost: to the CBD is a 4 zone fare which costs $9.00
You can pay with cash or your Snapper card.
Wellington Airport is 8 kilometres away from the Central Business District (CBD). The average journey is 15-25 minutes depending on traffic flow and time of day. Taxi ranks can be found directly outside the baggage claim area on Level 0 of the main terminal.
Cost: While costs may vary between service providers, a Taxi/Executive Cab to/from Wellington CBD can cost between $30-40 NZD. You can pay this fare with cash, credit or EFTPOS.
There are five taxi companies authorized to pick up non booked fares from Wellington International Airport
1. WELLINGTON COMBINED TAXIS
P: (04) 384 4444
2. GREEN CABS
P: 0800 GO GREEN (0800 46 47336)
3. KIWI CABS
P: (04) 389 9999
4.HUTT & CITY TAXIS
P: (04) 570 0057
5. CORPORATE CABS
P: (04) 387 4600
An airport shuttle is a cheaper option than taking a taxi if you’re travelling on your own or in a large group. Shuttle ranks can be found directly outside the baggage claim area on Level 0 of the main terminal, but you can book online or download the free app.
Cost: a shuttle to/from Wellington CBD starts at $20 NZD. You can pay for your shuttle with cash or credit card. Credit card payments will incur a $3 processing fee, but this fee is waived when you book online.
There are two choices:
1. SUPER SHUTTLE
P: 0800 SHUTTLE (0800 748885) or 04 472 9552
Also offer pre-bookings.
Uber operates at Wellington Airport.
The Uber and ride sharing pick-up is located on the ground level of the terminal.
Where to meet your driver: Exit the terminal and follow signs to the Ride Sharing Pickup Zone, which is located across the forecourt and under the covered parking area.
Wellington International Airport offers convenient on-site car rental services from seven car rental operators. You’ll find our car rental counters on Level 0 next to domestic baggage claim.
To make reservations, or to find out more information, please contact the car rental agencies directly or book online here.Please the read the driving tips in Wellington: https://www.wellingtonairport.co.nz/transport/driving-new-zealand.
Wellington International Airport is roughly 6km from the CBD. It’s approximately a 30 minute bike ride along a signposted route by State Highway 1. For information and tips on cycling around Wellington visit http://wellington.govt.nz/services/parking-and-roads/cycling.