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Wellington International Airport (WLG) transfers

Looking for an alternative to the traditional Wellington Airport shuttle or taxi? Whether you’re going from Wellington Airport to city center or from Wellington train station to WLG, get where you’re going with the Uber app you already know. Request a ride to and from WLG at the tap of a button.

Stewart Duff Drive, Rongotai, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
+64 4-385-5100

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Pickup at Wellington Airport (WLG)

Find your pickup location

Exit the terminal on Level 0 and head to the app-based pickup zone located near the rental car zone in the covered car park. For Comfort pickups, exit the terminal from Door E, and turn left after the pedestrian crossing. Follow the signs for Comfort in the pre-booked taxi area.

Check the app for details

Once you’ve requested a ride, you’ll receive directions through the app. You can also look for the signs that point to the app-based pickup zone.

Meet your driver

Your driver’s name, license plate, and car color will show in the app. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

Wellington Airport map

The designated app-based pickup zone is located outside of the terminal, in the covered car park.

WLG tips

How to connect to wifi

  • Go to settings and select WLG Airport Free WiFi
  • Launch your browser
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to connect to the wifi network

Pick up a local SIM card

You can pick up a prepaid SIM card from Relay Newsagency on Level 1 or from the Vodaphone store located on the ground level next to Baggage Claim 1.

Top questions from riders

  • Yes, riders can request a ride through the Uber app to and from Wellington Airport.

  • Uber can get you from:

    • Wellington Airport to Te Aro, starting at $14
    • Wellington Airport to Wellington CBD, starting at $15
    • Wellington Airport to Zealandia, starting at $17
    • Wellington Airport to Thorndon, starting at $18

    These are estimated fares. Actual fares vary based on time of day, pickup location, and dropoff location. Trips originating and terminating at Wellington Airport are subject to an airport access fee.

  • Yes, Wellington Airport charges a $4 access fee for Uber pickups and dropoffs, and a $5 access fee for Comfort pickups. This fee is automatically added to your fare when you request a ride to or from Wellington Airport.

  • For UberX pickups, exit the terminal and follow the signs to the app-based pickup zone, which is located near the car rental zone. Follow the yellow pedestrian path through the rental car parking area to the pickup zone.

    For Comfort pickups, exit the terminal from Door E, walk across the crossing and turn left. Follow the signs for Comfort in the pre-booked taxi area.

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Wellington Airport visitor information

Wellington Airport (WLG) is the 3rd-busiest airport in New Zealand.

The airport is just over 20 minutes’ drive from the city center.

Wellington Airport terminals

Wellington Airport serves the following airlines:

  • Air Chathams
  • Air New Zealand
  • Fiji
  • Golden Bay Air
  • Jetstar
  • Qantas
  • Singapore
  • Sounds
  • Virgin Australia

Wellington Airport lounges

There are 4 airline lounges hosted at Wellington Airport: 2 in the International Terminal and 2 in the Domestic Terminal.

In the Wellington Domestic Terminal:

  • The Air New Zealand Koru Lounge, located after security screening
  • The Air New Zealand Regional Koru Lounge, located before security

In the Wellington International Terminal:

  • Air New Zealand’s International Lounge is located after customs and security
  • The Qantas International Business Lounge is located airside in the international departures area

Things to do at Wellington Airport

Wellington Airport features a variety of dining options, duty-free facilities, shops, and leisure areas for passengers.

Currency exchange at Wellington Airport

Foreign currency can be exchanged at the 2 Travelex stores located in Wellington Airport:

  • Level 1 international departures, landside
  • International arrivals, landside

Hotels near Wellington Airport

Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near WLG, there are multiple hotels and accommodation options nearby.

Find more information about Wellington Airport here.


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