Wellington passenger terminal

The Wellington passenger terminal is for passengers travelling without a motor vehicle.

 

Opening hours

Opens: 06:30 am daily

Closes: 6.15 pm daily

Hours may vary according to sailing schedule

 

Important information

  • Our Wellington Terminal Shuttle Bus departs from Platform 9, Wellington Station, 50 minutes before each scheduled departure sailing between 08:30 and 18:00
  • Outside of these hours, taxis can be found outside Wellington Railway Station 
  • Short-term Pick-Up & Drop-Off parking is available outside the Departures Terminal 
  • Walking from Wellington CBD isn't advised as it requires crossing the slip road from the motorway and there's no pedestrian crossing
  • Find out more about the check-in process to make boarding a breeze

 

On arrival at Wellington:
  • Our Shuttle Bus to Wellington Railway Station operates between 08:00 and 18:00 and departs from outside the Wellington Terminal
  • Taxis are also available from our Wellington Terminal on arrival (please speak to a member staff if more need calling)
  • A free bus leaves from Platform 9 at Wellington Railway Station 50 minutes before each daytime sailing, from 8am to 6pm (taxis are available from the front of the station).

 

Taking a vehicle?

Driving to the Wellington Terminal

There is short term parking outside the terminal for pick-up and drop-off.  If you need comprehensive driving instruction on how to get to our terminals, please watch our videos:

  • Driving to Wellington Terminal from the north via SH1 (watch video)
  • Driving to our Terminal from the Wellington City (watch video)

 

Aotea Quay, Pipitea, Wellington 6035

Wellington Terminal Facilities

Cafe

Cafe

A café operates in the terminal offering drinks and light food from 6:30am to 4pm daily.

Accessible toilets

Accessible toilets

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi

Rental Cars

Rental Cars

Taxi

Taxi

Long term parking

Long term parking

Wilson Parking operates several car parks near Wellington Station and Westpac Stadium.  Alternatively, use one of the Metlink Stations (many have free parking) and travel into Wellington Station by train where you can catch the free shuttle bus to the Interislander terminal (see below).

If you arrive early, you can try parking at the terminal. There are a very limited number of parking spaces charged at $20 per calendar day.

Shuttle bus

Shuttle bus

Our free Shuttle Bus connects passengers between Platform 10, Wellington Railway Station, and our Wellington Interislander Ferry Terminal.

The Shuttle Bus operates daily between 8.30am and 6.00pm.

The Shuttle Bus departs Wellington Railway Sation 50 minutes before each scheduled departure and departs Wellington Interislander Terminal approximately 20 minutes after each arrival. 

A free shuttle bus departs from Platform 9 at Wellington Railway Station 50 minutes before each sailing between the hours of 8am to 6pm.

The shuttle bus departs the terminal around 20 minutes after each arrival, between the hours of 8am to 6pm, and takes passengers to Wellington Railway Station.

Outside of the hours of operation, taxis are available outside Wellington Railway Station and outside the Wellington Interislander Terminal.