Catch a cheap InterCity bus Auckland to Wellington from just $1 (plus booking fee). InterCity runs multiple Auckland to Wellington buses daily, including an overnight bus.

Buses to Wellington depart from the InterCity Auckland bus terminal at Sky City, 102 Hobson Street Auckland Central or Manukau City, and arrive at Platform 9 of the Wellington Railway Station.

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Auckland to Wellington Overnight Bus

For a low cost option, check out our overnight bus Auckland to Wellington. Available every night, the bus departs Auckland at 7.50pm and travels through Hamilton, Cambridge, Rotorua, Taupo, Bulls, Palmerston North and Levin, and arrives in Wellington at 6.50am. This service is great for passengers who want to save on accommodation and sleep through the night en route to their destination.

Book your seat on the Auckland to Wellington bus using the fare finder on the left.

Interislander Ferry

InterCity buses connect with the Interisland Ferry running between Wellington and Picton.


About Wellington

Wellington has beautiful architecture, a fantastic variety of events, a picturesque inner city waterfront and lush native forest, all waiting to be explored. The capital of New Zealand, Wellington is also the world’s southernmost capital city!

Although Wellington is  New Zealand's windiest city, you can still enjoy lots of outdoor activities! Visit one of the local beaches, explore Wellington by foot on a scenic trail (there are many to choose from), admire the beautiful Botanical Gardens, go mountain biking or visit Zelandia Wildlife Sanctuary

With an array of cultural and heritage attractions, Wellington provides activities to suit people of all interests. Visit Te Papa and spend the whole day learning, discovering and experiencing all that New Zealand's national museum offers. Visit the Planetorium at The Carter Observatory, learn how The Lord of the Rings and other famous movies came to life at The Weta Cave or visit the City Art Gallery to captivate the mind while in Wellington.

New Zealand's parliament building, The Beehive, is situated along Lambton Quay, the main road in Wellington's city centre.  Stroll down this busy main road, enjoy a delicious meal at one of the cafes or restaurants and visit this iconic landmark. The shopping here is also great!  

As it's a compact city, the best way to see Wellington is on foot and by public transport. For more information and ideas on what to do during your stay in Wellington, visit wellingtonnz.com

GreatSights have a number of luxury sightseeing tours in Wellington making it easy for you to see the highlights of this diverse city!