InterCity® operates daily buses from Hamilton to Wellington. The bus trip to Wellington from Hamilton takes approximately 9 hours 30 and 30 minutes.

Buses to Wellington depart from the Platform A-D of the Hamilton Transport Centre, corner Bryce and Anglesea Streets  and arrive at Platform 10 of the Wellington Railway Station.

Search for a bus Hamilton to Wellington and book online with New Zealand's favourite bus network. GOLD seating is available on selected services between Hamilton and Wellington including overnight buses. 

Hamilton to Wellington Overnight Bus

For a low cost option, check out our overnight bus Hamilton to Wellington. Available every night, the bus departs Hamilton at 9.00pm and travels through Cambridge, Rotorua, Taupo, Bulls, Palmerston North and Levin, arriving in Wellington at 6.30am. This service is great for passengers who want to save on accommodation and sleep through the night en route to their destination. 

Interislander Ferry

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

About Wellington

Wellington is the home of New Zealand's government, the national museum Te Papa, and famous film director Peter Jackson!

With excellent arts, cultural and fine dining options, as well as breathtaking natural scenery, Wellington is the ideal spot for a city break or longer stay. 

Highlights include the Beehive (the main parliamentary building), Cuba Street with its iconic Bucket Fountain, the waterfront area with its beautiful promenades and public art, Mt Victoria and Oriental Bay.

You also can't visit Wellington without enjoying a ride in the classic Cable Car and taking in the sights along the way.

Wellington is an attractive city with a vibrant and thriving inner city atmosphere, easily enjoyed by singles, couples and families alike. 

For more information and ideas on what to do during your stay in Wellington, visit

Wellington is easy to explore on foot. For information on urban Wellington bus timetables visit