The bus trip from Rotorua to Wellington takes approximately seven hours on a direct service. Multiple InterCity bus services operate this route on a daily basis including an overnight service.

Fares start from just $1 (+booking fee) with buses departing Rotorua outside the i-SITE at 1167 Fenton St and arriving in Wellington at Platform 9 of the railway station. 

Search for a bus Rotorua to Wellington and book online with New Zealand's most popular bus network.

About Wellington

The world's southernmost capital city Wellington, is famous for its beautiful waterfront, breezy weather, thriving art community and excellent entertainment options. The main city centre is compact and easy to get around on foot.

Brimming with a variety of fun and insightful activities, Wellington is an attractive destination for people of all interests. For culture and heritage enthusiasts Wellington is the perfect place to be. New Zealand's national museum and art gallery, Te Papa is located in the heart of Wellington, with the Beehive and the City Art Gallery also situated nearby.

Sports fans flock to Wellington annually for the Wellington Rugby Sevens and international cricket, rugby and soccer games are regularly played at the Westpac Stadium.

Hire a crocodile bike and explore Wellington's waterfront and Oriental Bay, there's lots to look at with sculptures and art dotted along the waterfront. Other things to do include visiting the Wellington Zoo and the Zelandia Eco Sanctuary, or getting physical and walking up Mount Victoria for panoramic views of the city and harbour. 

Take a look at the day tours provided by GreatSights which take you on an informative tour of the city's highlights or the choose to visit Weta Workshop. 

InterCity makes it easy to bus Rotorua to Wellington and on selected overnight services you can upgrade to our luxury GOLD seating. You can also use the FlexiPass or TravelPass bus passes to get to Wellington, click on the links for more information about these two bus passes.