Picton passenger terminal
The Picton passenger terminal is for passengers travelling without a motor vehicle.
1 Auckland Street , Picton , 7281
Opens: 8:00am daily
Closes: 8.00pm daily, 11pm on Sundays
Hours may vary according to sailing schedule
- Coastal Pacific train station is a five minute walk directly south of the terminal on Auckland Street.
- Long-term parking is available on Auckland Street near the train station (click here to view on Google maps).
- Short-term parking (max 30mins) is available outside the terminal.
- If you are travelling with a vehicle, then please view the Picton vehicle terminal page.
- To view Check-in information, click here.
Picton passenger terminal facilities
A café is located upstairs, offering drinks, light food and an amazing view of the harbour.
Opens: 8.00 am (08:00) daily
Closed: 2.00pm (14:00) daily
Covered seating area
A small children's play area is located at the rear of the ground floor.
Baby changing facilities
There are two coin operated computer workstations that can be used to surf the internet. The desks charge at $1 per ten minutes.
Coin operated storage lockers are available inside the Picton terminal at a cost of $2 for 6 hours.
Picton terminal has ramp and lift access to all areas and we have mobility carts to help passengers with boarding via the ramps. Picton terminal also has accessible toilets and accessible parking spaces right outside the terminal.
Passengers with severely restricted mobility should notify Interislander of their assistance requirement at least 48 hours prior to boarding. Alternatively, make your booking over the phone and notify us of your requirements at the same time. We need to ensure that we have staff on hand to help transport you safely.
Contact details for Picton: +64 3 520 3235 (8am to 8pm daily) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be.accessible Silver rating
All Interislander's services from Picton terminal have all been awarded a Silver rating by Be.accessible (click here to view the full assessment)
Long-term Pay & Display parking is available on Auckland street. The bays are located between the train station and the Interislander vehicle check-in and cost around $20 per day. Click here for directions.
Long distance coaches
Long distance buses operate services to Nelson, Kaikoura, Christchurch and beyond that connect with Interislander key passenger sailings daily. Buses depart from the terminal car park or Picton i-SITE.
Click here to use the Scenic train booking system to buy tickets for connecting InterCity services as part of your journey with us.
Several leading rental firms have desks in our Picton terminal, with drop-off and pick-up zones directly in front of the building.