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Welcome to Wellington International Airport

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

Information & Facts

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.

Car Parking

Long and short-term parking is available.

Car Rental

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

City Transfers

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.


Tel: +64 (0)4 385 5100 (24 hours).

Departure Tax
Airport tax is NZ$25 (adults) and NZ$10 (children), in transit passengers (up to 24hrs) are exempt.

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.

The official languages in New Zealand are English and Maori.

Local currency is the New Zealand Dollar (NZD), divided into 100 cents. Most businesses accept MasterCard and Visa, and while Diners Club and American Express are also widely accepted in the main tourist centres, they might have limited acceptance elsewhere. Travellers cheques and foreign currency can be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change and some hotels. ATMs can be found in all towns and cities.

Terminal Transfers

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

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