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Transport Wairarapa

Getting To & From the Wairarapa


Wellingotn airport is little over one hour drive. From Wellington aiport there are regular flights to all the main centres in New Zealand . Small planes and helicopters are readily available forr charter flight to a Wairarapa airfield or direct to your accommodation.


Several companies offer a range of scheduled services to and from the region. Backpacker buses also stop off in the region.

Self Drive:

State Highway 2 links Wairarapa to Wellington. Take your time on a 60-minute scenic drive through the Rimutaka Mountain Pass.

Drive Times:

Featherston to Wellington 1 hours
Greytown to Wellington 1 hour 10 minutes
Carterton to Wellington 1 hour 18 minutes
Martinborough to Wellington 1 hour 15 minutes
Masterton to Wellington 1 hour 35 minutes
Castlepoint to Wellington 2 hours 35 minutes


The train journey to from Wellington to Wairarapa is an attraction in itself, through the Rimutaka Tunnel, emerging to panoramic views across Lake Wairarapa to Palliser Bay and the Aorangi Ranges. Special Wairarapa excursion fares are available.


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