Wellington ferry port in New Zealand connects you with Picton in New Zealand with a choice of up to 21 ferry crossings per week. The duration of the Wellington to Picton crossing is from 3 hours 30 minutes and the crossing is operated by Interislander & Bluebridge.
Currently, there is only one route available from Wellington Port, to the port of Picton on the Southern Island of New Zealand. Running up to 7 sailings a day, from the operators Bluebridge and Interislander, this route only takes about 3 and a half hours, and for more specific information about this ferry service, please visit our dedicated route page.
Due to the different ferry operators and different times of year, ferry fares can vary, so we recommend that you use our fare finder tool in order to find the best ferry route and cost for you, and sign up to our email newsletter so you are the first to hear about all of our latest deals and offers.
There are several car rental companies that are within walking distance of the terminal. There are some that are even within the terminal itself, and the rest are directly across the street, meaning that it is incredibly easy for you to collect a rental car.
Although the Wellington Airport is not close to the Port, it is still easy for you to travel between the two, with a dedicated shuttle service between the two, and a shuttle service from the train station to the Port, as well as public transport links, like the local buses.
Waterloo Quay, Wellington Aotea Quay, Wellington
If you’re looking to spend a night at or near Wellington Ferry port before or after your trip or if you are looking for accommodation for your entire stay, please visit our Wellington Accommodation page for the best accommodation prices and one of the largest selections available online!