Auckland Central
11h 20m bus ride in Standard
Wellington Central
Auckland Central
11h 20m bus ride in Premium
Wellington Central
Instant Recommended Fastest
AKL Auckland Airport
1h 5m flight #JQ251 with Jetstar Airways in Economy
WLG Wellington Airport

Auckland to Wellington Schedule

Auckland to Wellington Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
InterCity Group Standard 07:30 - 18:50NZD 81.52
InterCity Group Standard Double Decker 09:00 - 20:20NZD 88.83
InterCity Group Premium 19:00 - 06:30NZD 116.01
InterCity Group Sleeper Double Decker 20:45 - 07:45NZD 90.93

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How to get from Auckland to Wellington

Travelling between Auckland and Wellington is possible by bus. AT the moment it is the only option available for this route.

How far is Auckland from Wellington?

Travelling by land the distance between Auckland and Wellington is 575 km while it is about 498 km as the crow flies.

How long does it take to get from Auckland to Wellington?

Travelling by bus between Auckland and Wellington, expect to spend about 12 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Auckland to Wellington?

bus tickets for Auckland - Wellington route will set you back about NZD 118.09. To ensure the best price, buy tickets in advance.

How many trips per day are there between Auckland and Wellington ?

Buses from Auckland to Wellington ride 7 times a day.

Useful tips for travelling between Auckland and Wellington by bus

To get from Auckland to Wellington your choice is limited to a single transportation option but it does not mean you cannot make your trip as comfortable as possible. Check our simple hints to avoid disappointment during your travel.


Useful tips for bus travellers:

  • For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.
  • Water, snacks or a light lunch may be included into your ticket price.
  • Not all buses feature toilets on-board but scare not - they make bathroom stops en-route.
Companies operating bus routes between Auckland and Wellington

InterCity Group.

How many travellers choose to get from Auckland to Wellington by bus?

We have sold bus tickets to 522 passengers. Some of them left reviews on their trip above on
this page. Check travellers' reviews to get prepared. They are always the most useful and reliable source of information.