Picton
Wellington
Ferries to New Zealand
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Picton to Wellington Ferry

The Picton Wellington ferry route connects New Zealand with New Zealand and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Interislander service runs up to 13 times per week with a sailing duration of around 3 hours 30 minutes while the Bluebridge service runs up to 4 times per day with a duration from 3 hours 30 minutes.

So that’s a combined 41 sailings on offer per week on the Picton Wellington route between New Zealand and New Zealand. Compare now and get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

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Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Picton to Wellington?

    The approximate duration for ferries from Picton to Wellington is 3h 30m. Durations can vary by operator and season.
  • How much is the ferry from Picton to Wellington?

    Picton to Wellington is approximately 171 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Picton to Wellington?

    2 popular ferry companies travel from Picton to Wellington. These ferry companies are
    • Interislander
    • Bluebridge
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Picton to Wellington?

    Book Picton to Wellington tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from [Portfrom] to Wellington?

    Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Picton to Wellington with
    • Interislander
    • Bluebridge
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Picton to Wellington?

    Yes, you can travel with a car from Picton to Wellington with the following operators
    • Interislander
    • Bluebridge
  • Can you bring dogs on the ferry from [Portfrom] to Wellington?

    Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their dogs onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow dogs on their ferries
    • Interislander
    • Bluebridge
  • What is the distance from Picton to Wellington?

    Picton to Wellington is approximately 46 nautical miles distance apart.

Picton Guide

Located in the Marlborough region of New Zealand, the town of Picton is near to the head of Queen Charlotte Sound which is near the north east coast of New Zealand's South Island. The town, named after the Welsh military associate of the Duke of Wellington, Sir Thomas Picton, is one of the most picturesque seaside town in New Zealand. It has around 20% of New Zealand's coastline at its door and the best climate of anywhere in the country, which combine to make Picton a must see destination of both domestic and international visitors to Marlborough.

The Marlborough Sound gives Picton its relaxed atmosphere with its secluded bays and crystal clear waters. The town's waterfront is forever changing colour and its marinas are always a hive of activity. There are boat trips available from Picton to other amazing locations throughout Queen Charlotte Sound.

Inter-island ferries to and from Wellington arrive and depart here by way of the Marlborough Sounds. Most of the sheltered part of the route is through Tory Channel, south of Arapawa Island.


Wellington Guide

Wellington is the capital city of New Zealand and lies on the south coast of New Zealand's North Island. New Zealand's second largest city is surrounded by a lovely harbour, that offers visitors with amazing views, along with a good selection of Victorian buildings often built on slopes of hills. There are many things to see and do in the city and it is widely regarded as being New Zealand's most picturesque city and lies at the crossroads between the North Island and the South Island, with regular ferry crossings between the two. The city has a good selection of beaches and a beautiful coastline which have been popular with visitors for many years. Perhaps the most desirable coastal part of the city is Eastbourne where Days Bay and Sunshine Bay are especially popular and both a generally suitable for swimming.

The city's urban area includes the city itself, Porirua to the north, Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt which are to the north east and collectively are known as the Hutt Valley.


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