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Inter Island Ferry Services


Wellington to Picton

Wellington Railway Station, Bunny Street, Wellington, 6001

The Interislander offers daily ferry services across Cook Strait, linking New Zealand's North and South Islands.

Cruise across on The Interislander in three hours or zip across on our fast ferry, The Lynx in just 135 minutes. All our vessels carry both passengers and vehicles. We also offer a great range of day trip packages.



Wellington Frequency Duration Company
1.30am Tue-Sat 3 hours Interislander
3am Tue-Sun 3 hours 20 mins Bluebridge
9.30am Daily 3 hours Interislander
1pm Daily 3 hours 20 mins Bluebridge
2pm Daily 3 hours Interislander
5.30pm Daily 3 hours Interislander


5.30am Tue-Sun 3 hours Interislander
8am Tue-Sun 3 hours 20 mins Bluebridge
10am Daily 3 hours Interislander
1.30pm Daily 3 hours Interislander
6pm Daily 3 hours Interislander
7pm Daily 3 hours 20 mins Bluebridge
9.30pm Daily 3 hours Interislander  
Phone: 04 498 3302  Fax: 04 498 3090
Reservations: 0800 802 802 Freefax 0800 101 525
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Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry


Waterloo Quay, Wellington, 6001

At Bluebridge we welcome passengers and cars aboard our ship every day. With crossings up to 4 times a day from central Wellington to Picton, and back, make your next journey across Cook Strait with Bluebridge.

Full Bluebridge Timetable

Wellington - Picton (Daily)
Departs Wellington * 3.00am except Saturday Arrives Picton 6.20am
Departs Wellington 8.00am except Sunday Arrives Picton 11.20am
Departs Wellington 1.00pm Arrives Picton 4.20pm
Departs Wellington * 9.00pm Arrives Picton 0.20am

Departs Picton * 2.00am Arrives Wellington 5.20am
Departs Picton 8.00am except Saturday Arrives Wellington 11.20am
Departs Picton 2.00pm except Sunday Arrives Wellington 5.20pm
Departs Picton 7.00pm Arrives Wellington 10.20pm

* This is a freight only sailing but limited passenger availability may apply, to enquire about passenger spaces please call 0800 844 844. 
Reservations: 0800 844 844

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