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How to get a ride from Wellington Airport
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.
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
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
- Can riders be picked up at Wellington Airport using the Uber app?
- How much will an Uber trip to or from Wellington Airport cost?
- Is there an airport fee for trips requested through the Uber app?
- Where do I meet my driver for a pickup at Wellington Airport?
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
- Golden Bay Air
- 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.