Use our example timetable for Interislander Cook Strait crossing times to help you plan your journey. For more immediate arrival and departure times, check our Arrivals and Departure board.
The first timetable below is a reference guide only to our Cook Strait ferry crossing times. If you want accurate sailing times for the day you're looking to travel, search our fare finder. For up-to-date sailing times for the next few days, use our Arrivals and Departures board below.
The journey across the Cook Strait takes 3 to 3.5 hours and we have several sailings daily from Wellington to Picton and Picton to Wellington.