Book a Wellington Ferry

Wellington ferry port in New Zealand connects you with Picton in New Zealand with a choice of up to 40 ferry crossings per week. The duration of the Wellington to Picton crossing is from 3 hours 30 minutes and the crossing is operated by Interislander & Bluebridge.


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Wellington Ferry Services

  • Interislander
    • 12 Sailings Weekly 3 hr 30 min
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  • Bluebridge
    • 4 Sailings Daily 3 hr 30 min
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Wellington Guide

Located on the southern tip of the North Island of New Zealand, Wellington is the capital city of New Zealand, and one of the most popular destinations to visit in the world. Home to beautiful sandy beaches and rolling hills that surround the whole city, Wellington is the perfect place to visit for both city sights, and easy access to the glorious New Zealand countryside, as well as providing the essential Cook Strait crossing.

With up to 7 ferries running per day across 1 ferry route, there is no shortage of ferries to choose from to Wellington, so book now with Direct Ferries, to find the best ferry at the best price for you.

Wellington sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season, and from month to month, so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

Wellington Ferry Schedule

The ferry schedule for this ferry route has up to 7 ferries running per day, which means that there are up to 49 ferries running per week, all on one ferry route, and provided by 2 ferry operators, so there is not one single ferry timetable available here. Indeed, ferry timetables for Wellington can be affected by many different factors, such as seasonal changes, changes to the ferry route, changes made by the ferry operators, different ferry operators, and other such factors, but here at Direct Ferries, we will always give you the most relevant information regarding ferry sailings, so you can find the best ferry at the best time for you.

How long does the Ferry to Wellington take?

Ferry sail durations to Wellington can take between 3 hours and 10 minutes, and 3 hours and 30 minutes, and this variation is caused for many reasons. These can include different ferry routes, different ferry operators, changes made by the ferry operators, and external factors such as weather conditions at the time of sail, so be sure to check before you book, what your estimated sail time will be.

Wellington Ferry Prices

How much the ferry to Wellington will cost is defined by many separate aspects, such as what time of year you are travelling, which ferry route you are travelling on, which ferry operator you are travelling with, how you are travelling, and so on, so there are multiple ferry fares on offer here. Instead, we recommend checking out our useful fare finder tool, so you can find the best ferry at the best price for you, and be sure to sign up to our email newsletter, to be the first to hear about our latest deals and offers.

Wellington Port Facilities

At Wellington ferry port, you will find 2 ferry terminals for the 2 different companies that provide sailings, but both are easily accessible from the main road, and both be reached by foot, car, and bus. There are many facilities available at both terminals, such as small cafes, seating areas, storage lockers, as well as being fully wheelchair accessible, and having all the basic amenities you may need.

How To Get To Wellington Ferry Port

  • Wellington Ferry Port Address

    Waterloo Quay, Wellington Aotea Quay, Wellington

  • Wellington Accommodation

    If you’re looking to spend a night at or near Wellington Ferry port before or after your trip or if you are looking for accommodation for your entire stay, please visit our Wellington Accommodation page for the best accommodation prices and one of the largest selections available online!