Wellington

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

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.

Please bring a small day-pack or handbag to carry anything you may need for the journey, all other baggage must be checked in - see the "Baggage" section.

Wellington Station facilities

Travel Centre and Ticket Office

Travel Centre and Ticket Office

Opening Hours:

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

Information Desk

Information Desk

Covered waiting area

Covered waiting area

Shops

Shops

Cafe

Cafe

Bar

Bar

Toilet

Toilet

Smoking area

Smoking area

Step free access

Step free access

Long term parking for Wellington Station

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.

Taxi Rank

Taxi Rank