Picton to Wellington Ferry


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  • 3 crossings daily
    3 hr 10 min
  • 2 crossings daily
    3 hr 30 min

Picton to Wellington is a domestic route in New Zealand and is operated by Bluebridge and Interislander.

If you're looking for cheap ferries from Picton to Wellington, you've come to the right place! See below for the Picton to Wellington timetable with all the ferries that go from Picton to Wellington. You can also see the latest prices for Picton to Wellington ferries below. If you see a price you like, just click the Get Price button to book!

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Getting the best price for your Picton to Wellington ferry

With AFerry we always give you our best prices for ferries from Picton to Wellington. No matter which page you book from we always include all our special offers. And there is no need to look for a discount code. If we have an offer available, your ferry price will include the reduction or offer. There's no need to look at other websites.

If you're not sure if the Picton to Wellington route is right for you or you can't decide between ferry companies, if there is more than one, you might also find it useful to read any reviews we have available. We ask all our customers to send us reviews for Picton to Wellington ferries. Remember though, that the earlier you book, the cheaper prices normally are. So don't spend too long deciding! Picton to Wellington is a popular route, so we advise you to book as soon as possible.

About Picton

Picton is picturesque seaside town in New Zealand, often referred to as the Gateway to the South Island. Ferries run all year round across the Cook Strait to Picton from Wellington on the North Island. Picton is nestled at the head of Queen Charlotte Sound, in the stunning Marlborough Sounds and is one of New Zealand's prettiest seaside towns, with an attractive seafront dotted with cafés, restaurants and galleries. From Picton you can hike or moutain-bike across the Queen Charlotte Track, one of the finest and most diverse coastal tracks in New Zealand, or take a half-day guided sea kayaking tour along the western end of Queen Charlotte Sound to see eagles rays, cormorants, little blue penguins, seals and dolphins.

About Wellington

With a nickname such as "Windy Wellington" you could be forgiven for thinking Wellington is not a place to visit, however this is far from the truth about this vibrant, bustling compact city. Wellington is New Zealand's capital city and sits on the North Island's most southern point on the Cook Strait, hence the nickname! Wellington features a waterfront promenade, sandy beaches, a working harbour and colourful timber houses on surrounding hills. The harbour sits on a hook-shaped mass with great ferry links to Picton on the South Island. Iconic Wellington sites include the red Wellington Cable Car, Wellington Museum, Zealandia Wildlife reserve, Wellington Botanic Gardens and Mt Victoria Lookout.

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Picton to Wellington Popular Questions

Want to know more about your journey from Picton to Wellington? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the ferry from Picton to Wellington take?

The average journey time by ferry between Picton to Wellington is 3 hrs 27 min. The journey time may vary, so use our booking engine on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How fast does the ferry from Picton to Wellington travel?

The fastest journey time by ferry from Picton to Wellington is 3 hrs 10 min, with Interislander.

How much does the ferry from Picton to Wellington cost?

The cheapest ferry ticket price from Picton to Wellington found by AFerry customers recently is £209, travelling with Bluebridge on Wednesday, 1 January 2020. Prices also vary depending on the date and time of travel.

What time does the first ferry from Picton to Wellington leave?

The first ferry from Picton to Wellington leaves at 08:00 with Bluebridge. Times may vary depending on the time of year.

What time does the last ferry from Picton to Wellington leave?

The last ferry from Picton to Wellington leaves at 19:00 with Bluebridge. Times may vary depending on the time of year.

Which ferry companies operate between Picton to Wellington?

Ferries travelling from Picton to Wellington are operated by Bluebridge and Interislander.

Looking for more information?

If you're looking for the return journey, check out Wellington to Picton.