Taxis & shuttles


Wellington Airport is 8 kilometres away from the Central Business District (CBD). The average journey is 15-25 minutes depending on traffic flow and time of day. Taxi ranks can be found directly outside the baggage claim area on Level 0 of the main terminal.


While costs may vary between service providers, a Taxi/Executive Cab to/from Wellington CBD can cost between $30-40 NZD. You can pay this fare with cash, credit or EFTPOS.

Taxi companies

There are four taxi companies authorised to pick up non booked fares from Wellington International Airport:

Wellington Combined Taxis

P: (04) 384 4444

Green Cabs

P: 0800 GO GREEN (0800 46 47336)

Kiwi Cabs

P: (04) 389 9999

Hutt & City Taxis

P: (04) 570 0057

Corporate Cabs

Pre-bookings only

P: (04) 387 4600


An airport shuttle is a cheaper option than taking a taxi if you’re travelling on your own or in a large group. Shuttle ranks can be found directly outside the baggage claim area on Level 0 of the main terminal, but you can book online or download the free app.


Super Shuttle shared-ride fares offer substantial discounts for passengers traveling in the same group to the same destination. Costs vary depending on your destination, but a shuttle to/from Wellington CBD starts at $20 NZD. You can pay for your shuttle with cash or credit card. Credit card payments will incur a $3 processing fee, but this fee is waived when you book online.

Super Shuttle

P: 0800 SHUTTLE (0800 748885) or 04 472 9552

Also offer pre-bookings.


Uber operates at Wellington Airport.

The Uber and ride sharing pick-up is located on the ground level of the terminal.

Where to meet your driver: Exit the terminal and follow signs to the Ride Sharing Pickup Zone, which is located across the forecourt and under the covered parking area.