Wellington Airport (WLG) to Palmerston North

Wellington Airport (WLG) to Palmerston North

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From NZD 79

Wellington Airport to Palmerston North Schedule

Wellington Airport to Palmerston North Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
New Zealand Rail First Class seat 07:55 - 10:00NZD 79

Transportation from Wellington Airport to Palmerston North

Wellington Airport (WLG) to Palmerston North Destination Reviews

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Bus Standard, InterCity Group, Nov 10, 2019
Perfect journey...would only suggest some visible signs/ direction within the airport to help locate where the inter city coaches are located!
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How to get from Wellington Airport to Palmerston North

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

  • Flight
  • Train

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

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about NZD 441.33. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as NZD 79.00.

How far is Wellington Airport from Palmerston North?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Wellington Airport to Palmerston North. Your trip will be a total of 101 miles (162 km). The flying distance is 78 miles (125 km).

How long does it take to get from Wellington Airport to Palmerston North?

The travel time from Wellington Airport to Palmerston North can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 25 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Wellington Airport to Palmerston North?

The cost of the trip from Wellington Airport to Palmerston North varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is New Zealand Rail: travelling by train expect to pay as low as NZD 79.00 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as NZD 441.33.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Wellington Airport to Palmerston North:

  • Train tickets - NZD 79.00 to NZD 79.00;
  • Plane tickets - NZD 335.00 to NZD 441.00;

How many trips per day are there between Wellington Airport and Palmerston North?

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

  • Flights from Wellington to Manawatu Wanganui depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Wellington to Manawatu Wanganui. 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 335.00.

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 Wellington to Manawatu Wanganui
Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Wellington Airport to Palmerston North

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Wellington Airport to Palmerston North? 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:

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.