Wellington Airport Guide to Wellington Airport

Taxi at Wellington Airport

By taxi you can get to Wellington downtown from the airport within 15 up to 25 minutes, since it is 14 km from the airport.

Though transferring by taxi to downtown is a fast and convenient way of transport; in terms of fares, compared to international standards, taxi fares in Wellington, and all New Zealand, tend to be higher than expected. You can check the price chart with the approved fares before getting in the vehicle. 


You can find taxi ranks outside the baggage claim area (ground level) of the main terminal. 



Find taxi companies at the taxi ranks of Wellington Airport operating 24 hours a day:

- Wellington Combined Taxis: +64 4 384 4444
- Corporate Cabs: +64 4 387 4600
- Kiwi Cabs: +64 4 389 9999
- Hutt & City Taxis: +64 4 570 0057
- Green Cabs: +64 0800 4647 336


Airport Shuttles

On the other hand, if you are travelling on your own or in group, you can choose to transfer to Wellington in a shuttle. Find shuttle ranks outside the baggage claim are in the ground level, facing the building. You can also book online your trip.

See the following shuttle companies available in Wellington Airport:

Super Shuttle: +64 4 472 9552



Though fares can vary between taxi companies, the average cost to transfer between Wellington Airport to downtown is of $ 30.00 – 40.00 NZD. 


Share a car

Sharing car apps are a useful way to get to your destination at a reduced cost comparing to the above options. You can consider sharing your ride with more people or simply joining another one’s trip.

Apps like Uber or BlaBlaCar may be useful for your trip to any of the cities nearby.