Airport Flyer Bus

The Airport Flyer is an express bus service that travels between Lower Hutt and through Wellington City to the Wellington International Airport and back. It departs from the southern end of Level 0, just to the right of the domestic baggage claim.

Please note from Monday 30 April the Airport Flyer bus stop is being temporarily relocated - please follow signage on Level 0 a short distance to the new temporary stop.


The Airport Flyer buses offer passengers:

  • free Wi–Fi
  • easy access
  • air conditioning
  • leather coach–style seats
  • convenient luggage racks
  • automatic announcements about next stops
  • TV screens displaying flight info, weather and news updates

Travel times


The Airport Flyer Bus service runs from Wellington Airport to Wellington Railway station every 10 minutes on weekdays from 6.30am to 9.00am and 2.00pm to 7.00pm. It runs every 20 minutes at all other times. It stops at various major stops throughout Wellington. Download the timetable here.

Lower Hutt

The Airport Flyer Bus service runs every 20 minutes from Queensgate Mall in Lower Hutt to Wellington Airport.


Travelling to/from Wellington International Airport to the CBD is a 4 zone fare which costs $9.00 one way. You can pay with cash or your Snapper card.

Other bus services

Route 11 – Seatoun is a regular bus service that departs from Wellington Station and travels through the city to Seatoun. It will take you to the corner of Broadway and Hobart Street (Bus Stop Number 6033) which is a 10 minute walk from Wellington International Airport. A 3 zone fare to/from the airport costs $5.00 one way.