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Picton to Wellington
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The 92 km journey between Picton and Wellington takes only 3 hours and has been described as "one of the most beautiful ferry rides in the world". Interislander's 3 vessels give you a wide choice of sailings. Passengers can walk on or take a vehicle.
Terminal Information

The Terminal is located on Auckland Street, in central Picton.

Hours of operation:
The Picton Terminal is open between 4.30 am and 10.15 pm daily.

There is a taxi stand outside the Terminal. If there are no taxis waiting, terminal staff will order one for you.

A cafe/shop operates between 9.00am and 6.00pm daily.

Rental Cars:
The Terminal has a wide range of rental car companies located nearby.

Getting there:
Picton is nestled in the Marlborough Sounds. If you are coming from Christchurch, Kaikoura or Blenheim via State Highway 1 then locating our Picton terminal is easy. Follow the road signage directing you to the Interislander / Picton ferry terminal.
Passengers intending to drive their vehicle onto the ferry will be directed to our vehicle check-in off Lagoon Road. Walk-on passengers will find our terminal on Auckland Street in central Picton.

Interislander provides limited short term car parking at the terminal. Just enquire at our ticket counter. Longer term parking is available at the BP Gateway Service Station, located 400m from the terminal (phone 03 573 6105). The cost is $10 per day (uncovered) and $12 per day (covered).

Coin/card phone, toilets/disability access toilets, internet kiosk, accommodation phone board, arcade games.

Timetable:Picton to Wellington - until 23 October

Departs Picton Arrives Wellington
6:25 AM* 9:35AM
10:05 AM 1:15 PM
1:10 PM 4:20 PM
2:25 PM* 5:35 PM
6:05 PM 9:15 PM
10:25 PM* 1:35 AM

* No sailings Saturday / Sunday / Monday

Timetable: Picton to Wellington - from 24 October

Departs Picton Arrives Wellington
6:25 AM 9:35 AM
10:05 AM 1:15 PM
1:10 PM 4:20 PM
2:25 PM** 5:35 PM
6:05 PM 9:15 PM
10:25 PM 1:35 AM

** Peak season only (between November 10 and April 30)

Time Table subject to change and cancellations without notice.
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