Wellington to Otorohanga

Wellington to Otorohanga

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7h 50m ride in train with New Zealand Rail, First Class seat
Otorohanga, Waikato
NZD 199 per adult

From Wellington to Otorohanga by train

7h 50m ride in train with New Zealand Rail, First Class seat
Otorohanga, Waikato
NZD 199 per adult

Wellington to Otorohanga Schedule

Wellington to Otorohanga Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
New Zealand Rail First Class seat 07:55 - 15:45NZD 199.01
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ581006:10 - 07:20NZD 141.97
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ581409:45 - 10:55NZD 141.97
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ581813:10 - 14:20NZD 87.51
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ582215:35 - 16:45NZD 132.13
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ582617:45 - 18:55NZD 380.34
Air New Zealand Economy #NZ582418:35 - 19:45NZD 163.39

Transportation from Wellington to Otorohanga

How to get from Wellington to Otorohanga

When you want to get from Wellington to Otorohanga, 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 Flight. 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 8,667.00. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as NZD 199.00.

How far is Wellington from Otorohanga?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Wellington to Otorohanga. Your trip will be a total of 293 miles (471 km). The flying distance is 219 miles (352 km).

How long does it take to get from Wellington to Otorohanga?

The travel time from Wellington to Otorohanga can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 9 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Wellington to Otorohanga?

The cost of the trip from Wellington to Otorohanga 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 199.00 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 8,667.00.

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

  • Train tickets - NZD 199.00 to NZD 199.00;
  • Plane tickets - NZD 170.23 to NZD 394.17;

How many trips per day are there between Wellington and Otorohanga?

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

  • Flights from Wellington to Waikato 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?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Wellington to Waikato. 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 170.23.

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 Waikato
Air New Zealand


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 to Otorohanga

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Wellington to Otorohanga? 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.