InterCity Group
Recommended
20:45
Auckland Central
11h bus ride in Sleeper Double Decker
07:45
+1
Wellington Central
InterCity Group
Recommended
07:30
Auckland Central
11h 20m bus ride in Standard
18:50
Wellington Central
Jetstar Airways
Instant Recommended Fastest
16:00
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 5m flight #JQ263 with Jetstar Airways in Economy
17:05
WLG Wellington Airport

From Auckland Central to Wellington by Buses

InterCity Group
Recommended
07:30
Auckland Central
11h 20m bus ride in Standard
18:50
Wellington Central
InterCity Group
07:30
Auckland Central
11h 20m bus ride in Premium
18:50
Wellington Central
InterCity Group
09:00
Auckland Central
11h 20m bus ride in Standard Double Decker
20:20
Wellington Central
InterCity Group
09:00
Auckland Central
11h 10m bus ride in Premium
20:10
Wellington Central
InterCity Group
19:00
Auckland Central
11h 30m bus ride in Premium
06:30
+1
Wellington Central
InterCity Group
19:50
Auckland Central
10h 40m bus ride in Standard
06:30
+1
Wellington Central
InterCity Group
Recommended
20:45
Auckland Central
11h bus ride in Sleeper Double Decker
07:45
+1
Wellington Central

From Auckland Airport to Wellington by Flights

Jetstar Airways
Instant Fastest
06:00
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 5m flight #JQ251 with Jetstar Airways in Economy
07:05
WLG Wellington Airport
Instant
06:30
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 10m flight #NZ401 with Air New Zealand in Economy
07:40
WLG Wellington Airport
Jetstar Airways
Instant Fastest
06:55
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 5m flight #JQ253 with Jetstar Airways in Economy
08:00
WLG Wellington Airport
Instant
07:00
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 10m flight #NZ405 with Air New Zealand in Economy
08:10
WLG Wellington Airport
Jetstar Airways
Instant Fastest
07:30
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 5m flight #JQ255 with Jetstar Airways in Economy
08:35
WLG Wellington Airport
Instant Fastest
07:30
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ407 with Air New Zealand in Economy
08:35
WLG Wellington Airport
Instant
08:00
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 10m flight #NZ409 with Air New Zealand in Economy
09:10
WLG Wellington Airport
Instant
08:30
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 10m flight #NZ411 with Air New Zealand in Economy
09:40
WLG Wellington Airport
Instant
09:00
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 10m flight #NZ413 with Air New Zealand in Economy
10:10
WLG Wellington Airport
Instant Fastest
09:30
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ415 with Air New Zealand in Economy
10:35
WLG Wellington Airport
Instant Fastest
10:00
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ417 with Air New Zealand in Economy
11:05
WLG Wellington Airport
Instant Fastest
10:30
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ419 with Air New Zealand in Economy
11:35
WLG Wellington Airport
Instant
11:00
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 10m flight #NZ421 with Air New Zealand in Economy
12:10
WLG Wellington Airport
Jetstar Airways
Instant Fastest
11:20
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 5m flight #JQ259 with Jetstar Airways in Economy
12:25
WLG Wellington Airport
Instant Fastest
11:30
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ423 with Air New Zealand in Economy
12:35
WLG Wellington Airport
Instant
12:00
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 10m flight #NZ425 with Air New Zealand in Economy
13:10
WLG Wellington Airport
Instant Fastest
12:30
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ427 with Air New Zealand in Economy
13:35
WLG Wellington Airport
Instant
13:00
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 10m flight #NZ429 with Air New Zealand in Economy
14:10
WLG Wellington Airport
Instant Fastest
13:30
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ431 with Air New Zealand in Economy
14:35
WLG Wellington Airport
Instant
14:00
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 10m flight #NZ433 with Air New Zealand in Economy
15:10
WLG Wellington Airport

Transport types between Auckland Central and Wellington

Auckland Central to Wellington Schedule

Auckland Central to Wellington Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
InterCity Group Standard 07:30 - 18:50NZD 81.52
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ25106:00 - 07:05NZD 88.74
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ40106:30 - 07:40NZD 1,093.57
InterCity Group Standard Double Decker 09:00 - 20:20NZD 116.01
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ41710:00 - 11:05NZD 92.36
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ42512:00 - 13:10NZD 260.73
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ43314:00 - 15:10NZD 199.16
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ26316:00 - 17:05NZD 59.77
InterCity Group Premium 19:00 - 06:30NZD 87.78
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ44918:00 - 19:10NZD 231.76
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ26719:15 - 20:20NZD 88.74
InterCity Group Sleeper Double Decker 20:45 - 07:45NZD 90.93

Popular Routes in New Zealand

How to get from Auckland Central to Wellington

When you want to get from Auckland Central to Wellington, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Bus ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about NZD 118.09. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as NZD 59.77.

How far is Auckland Central from Wellington?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Auckland Central to Wellington. Your trip will be a total of 400 miles (642 km). The flying distance is 307 miles (493 km).

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

The travel time from Auckland Central to Wellington can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 12 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Auckland Central to Wellington varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Jetstar Airways: travelling by flight expect to pay as low as NZD 59.77 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Bus - a one-way Bus ticket can cost as much as NZD 118.09.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Auckland Central to Wellington:

  • Plane tickets - NZD 60.00 to NZD 92.00;
  • Bus tickets - NZD 82.00 to NZD 118.00;

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

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Auckland to Wellington depart during the day - there are approximately 39 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 07:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 20:45. There are 7 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Auckland to Wellington. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is NZD 60.00.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Auckland to Wellington
Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways

Buses

Taking a bus from Auckland to Wellington is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

The most popular transport from Auckland Central to Wellington

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Auckland Central to Wellington? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 500 users took a plane.
  • 500 decided to go for a bus.