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Wellington Travel Guide

Wellington Airports

Wellington International Airport (WLG)


The airport is situated five miles (8km) east of Wellington.


Local time is GMT +12 (GMT +13 from the last Sunday in


Transfer Terminals: 

There is only one terminal. Arrivals is located on the lower level while departures is on the upper level.

Transfer City: 

The Stagecoach Flyer bus will cost between NZ$2.00 and NZ$17.00 for an adult fare, depending on where you are going. Shuttle services and taxis all go to the city centre for around NZ$15 and NZ$30 respectively.

Car Rental: 

Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar and Thrifty.

Airport Taxis: 

Taxis can be hailed outside the baggage claims area and cost up to NZ$35 to go to The Terrace, Lambton Quay, Railway Station, Courtenay Place and Seatoun. Fares to Johnsonville, Lower Hutt and Tawa range between NZ$ 45 and NZ$ 65, while it costs up to NZ$100 to go to Uppper Hutt and Porirua.

Airport Facilities: 

Facilities at the airport include left luggage, bureaux de change, ATMs, bars, shops and restaurants, a parent's room, post office and a tourist information and hotel reservations desk. Disabled facilities are good, those with special needs are advised to inform their airline or travel agent in advance.

Car Parking: 

Parking at Wellington International Airport ranges from NZ$5 per half hour up to NZ$39 per day for Premium parking, which is close to the terminal. Long-term parking is NZ$27 for the first day and NZ$12 per day thereafter. The long-term parking lot is situated off Freight Drive and regularly serviced by a free airport shuttle.

Departure Tax: 

Airport tax is NZ$25 (adults) and NZ$10 (children), in
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