Wellington Railway Station , Pipitea , 6011
Wellington is the southern terminal of the Northern Explorer. The station is conveniently located at the heart of the CBD (Central Business District), which makes the Northern Explorer and excellent way to travel into the heart of Wellington (see our page on Wellington for ideas of things to do and places to stay).
Northern Explorer arrival & departure times
|Day||From Auckland||To Auckland|
|Mon • Thu • Sat||18:25 (6.25pm)||-----|
|Tue • Fri • Sun||-----||07:55 (7.55am)|
|Wednesday||No service||No service|
Please note, from September, the Northern Explorer will depart from Wellington on Wednesdays instead of Tuesday.
Checking in for the Northern Explorer
Tickets can be bought on the day if seats are available, but we recommend purchasing in advance.
Check-in opens at 7.15am and takes place at Counter 6 in the Ticket Hall.
We ask that you have your Booking Confirmation printed and ready to be exchanged for your Boarding Passes.
Wellington Station facilities
Travel Centre and Ticket Office
Monday to Friday 6:30 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am to 7:30 pm
Sunday/Public Holidays 6:30 am to 1:00 pm
Closed - Christmas Day 25th of December
Covered waiting area
Step free access
Long term parking for Wellington Station
Wilson Parking operate the car-park at Wellington Station and charge via the ParkMate App. The App allows you to check-in to the Car Park and will charge you until you check-out again using the App. This means you don't need to pre-select your length of stay. Please visit Wilson's website for more information.