Wellington passenger terminal

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

Aotea Quay, Pipitea, Wellington 6035

 

Opening hours

Opens: 06:30 am daily

Closes: 6.15 pm daily

Hours may vary according to sailing schedule

 

Important information

  • Walking from Wellington CBD isn't advised as it requires crossing the slip road from the motorway and there's no pedestrian crossing.
  • 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).
  • If you are travelling from Wellington with a vehicle, you'll need to go to Wellington vehicle terminal.
  • Find out more about the check-in process to make boarding a breeze.

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 Wellington Terminal from the Hutt Valley via SH2 (watch video)
  • Driving to our Terminal from the Wellington City (watch video)

 

Interislander's Cook Strait ferry terminal in Wellington

 

Wellington passenger 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

Internet Kiosk

Internet Kiosk

Storage Lockers

Storage Lockers

Coin operated storage lockers are also available at a cost of $4 for 12 hours.

Baggage Carousel

Baggage Carousel

Rental Cars

Rental Cars

Taxi

Taxi

Long term parking

Long term parking

Wilson Parking operate 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).

Shuttle bus

Shuttle bus

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.