Travelling between Wellington and Picton on a ferry is quite convenient. A ferry journey gives you a chance to experience some beautiful scenery while moving from Wellington to Picton. To find the most scenic and comfortable trips within your price range, make sure you book in advance.
The distance between Wellington and Picton by ferry is 51 miles (81 kilometers). The ferry trip may not cover the shortest route between these two points but it makes for a very memorable travel experience.
Based on the distance and the average speed of the boat, it normally takes around 3h 10m to get from Wellington to Picton. Keep in mind, however, that travel time will heavily depend on weather conditions and the type of the vessel..
As it is considered to be a premium way of transportation for many tourists, a ferry ticket from Wellington to Picton comes at a price – expect to shell out from NZD 63.84 up.
If you’re traveling with a child under 14 y.o., most boat companies provide discounts for a ferry ticket.
When choosing a boat company from the Wellington to Picton timetable, make sure you consider the following: