InterCity Group
Recommended
07:45
Wellington Central
11h 45m bus ride in Standard
19:30
Auckland Central
InterCity Group
Recommended
19:00
Wellington Central
11h 25m bus ride in Premium
06:25
+1
Auckland Central
Instant Recommended Fastest
14:45
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ436 with Air New Zealand in Economy
15:50
AKL Auckland Airport

From Wellington Central to Auckland Central by Buses

InterCity Group
Recommended
07:45
Wellington Central
11h 45m bus ride in Standard
19:30
Auckland Central
InterCity Group
07:45
Wellington Central
11h 45m bus ride in Premium
19:30
Auckland Central
InterCity Group
09:10
Wellington Central
11h 15m bus ride in Standard
20:25
Auckland Central
InterCity Group
Recommended
19:00
Wellington Central
11h 25m bus ride in Premium
06:25
+1
Auckland Central
InterCity Group
19:00
Wellington Central
11h 35m bus ride in Standard
06:35
+1
Auckland Central

From Wellington Airport to Auckland Central by Flights

Instant Fastest
06:15
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ402 with Air New Zealand in Economy
07:20
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
06:45
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ404 with Air New Zealand in Economy
07:50
AKL Auckland Airport
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07:15
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ406 with Air New Zealand in Economy
08:20
AKL Auckland Airport
Jetstar Airways
Instant Fastest
07:35
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #JQ250 with Jetstar Airways in Economy
08:40
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
07:45
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ408 with Air New Zealand in Economy
08:50
AKL Auckland Airport
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08:15
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ410 with Air New Zealand in Economy
09:20
AKL Auckland Airport
Jetstar Airways
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08:35
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #JQ252 with Jetstar Airways in Economy
09:40
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
08:45
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ412 with Air New Zealand in Economy
09:50
AKL Auckland Airport
Jetstar Airways
Instant Fastest
09:10
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #JQ254 with Jetstar Airways in Economy
10:15
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
09:15
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ414 with Air New Zealand in Economy
10:20
AKL Auckland Airport
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09:45
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ416 with Air New Zealand in Economy
10:50
AKL Auckland Airport
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10:15
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ418 with Air New Zealand in Economy
11:20
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
10:45
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ420 with Air New Zealand in Economy
11:50
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
11:45
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ424 with Air New Zealand in Economy
12:50
AKL Auckland Airport
Jetstar Airways
Instant Fastest
12:20
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #JQ256 with Jetstar Airways in Economy
13:25
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
12:45
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ428 with Air New Zealand in Economy
13:50
AKL Auckland Airport
Jetstar Airways
Instant Fastest
13:05
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #JQ258 with Jetstar Airways in Economy
14:10
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
13:15
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ430 with Air New Zealand in Economy
14:20
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
13:45
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ432 with Air New Zealand in Economy
14:50
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
14:15
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ434 with Air New Zealand in Economy
15:20
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Recommended Fastest
14:45
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ436 with Air New Zealand in Economy
15:50
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
15:15
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ438 with Air New Zealand in Economy
16:20
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
15:45
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ440 with Air New Zealand in Economy
16:50
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
16:15
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ442 with Air New Zealand in Economy
17:20
AKL Auckland Airport
Jetstar Airways
Instant Fastest
16:35
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #JQ260 with Jetstar Airways in Economy
17:40
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
16:45
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ444 with Air New Zealand in Economy
17:50
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
17:15
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ446 with Air New Zealand in Economy
18:20
AKL Auckland Airport
Jetstar Airways
Instant Fastest
17:35
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #JQ262 with Jetstar Airways in Economy
18:40
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
17:45
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ448 with Air New Zealand in Economy
18:50
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
18:15
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ450 with Air New Zealand in Economy
19:20
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
18:45
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ452 with Air New Zealand in Economy
19:50
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
19:15
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ454 with Air New Zealand in Economy
20:20
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
19:45
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ456 with Air New Zealand in Economy
20:50
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
20:15
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ458 with Air New Zealand in Economy
21:20
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
20:45
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ460 with Air New Zealand in Economy
21:50
AKL Auckland Airport
Jetstar Airways
Instant Fastest
20:50
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #JQ266 with Jetstar Airways in Economy
21:55
AKL Auckland Airport
Instant Fastest
21:15
WLG Wellington Airport
1h 5m flight #NZ462 with Air New Zealand in Economy
22:20
AKL Auckland Airport

Wellington Central to Auckland Central Schedule

Wellington Central to Auckland Central Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
InterCity Group Standard 07:45 - 19:30NZD 94.06
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ40206:15 - 07:20NZD 84.13
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ25007:35 - 08:40NZD 49.38
InterCity Group Standard 09:10 - 20:25NZD 96.16
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ41008:15 - 09:20NZD 84.13
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ25208:35 - 09:40NZD 49.38
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ41810:15 - 11:20NZD 84.13
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ25612:20 - 13:25NZD 49.38
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ43414:15 - 15:20NZD 84.13
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ44216:15 - 17:20NZD 84.13
InterCity Group Standard 19:00 - 06:35NZD 85.71
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ26620:50 - 21:55NZD 49.38

Popular Routes in New Zealand

How to get from Wellington Central to Auckland Central

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

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train

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 train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about NZD 199.01. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as NZD 49.43.

How far is Wellington Central from Auckland Central?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Wellington Central to Auckland Central. 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 Wellington Central to Auckland Central?

The travel time from Wellington Central to Auckland Central 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 Wellington Central to Auckland Central?

The cost of the trip from Wellington Central to Auckland Central 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 49.43 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a train - a one-way train ticket can cost as much as NZD 199.01.

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

  • Plane tickets - NZD 49.00 to NZD 106.00;
  • Bus tickets - NZD 86.00 to NZD 107.00;
  • Train tickets - NZD 199.00 to NZD 199.00;

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

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

  • Flights from Wellington to Auckland depart during the day - there are approximately 35 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 07:45 - you can also take a bus as late as 19:00. There are 5 available bus trips every 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 Auckland. 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 49.00.

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 Auckland
Air New Zealand, Jetstar Airways

Buses

Taking a bus from Wellington to Auckland 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.

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 Central to Auckland Central

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Wellington Central to Auckland Central? 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:

  • 1000 users enjoyed a train ride.