Cook Strait Ferry Schedule

Wellington to Picton
Departure Time Arrival Time Vessel
1 APRIL 2018 to 31 MARCH 2019
9:00 am 12.30 pm Kaitaki
2.45 pm 5.55 pm Aratere
5.00 pm 8.30 pm Kaiarahi
8.30pm 12.00am Kaitaki
3.30am 7.00am Kaiarahi
Picton to Wellington
Departure Time Arrival Time Vessel
1 APRIL 2018 to 31 MARCH 2019
9:05 am 12.35 pm Kaiarahi
10.45 am 1.55 pm Aratere
2.15 pm 5.45 pm Kaitaki
6.45 pm 9.55 pm Aratere
10.15 pm 1.45 am Kaiarahi

Ferry Prices

Vehicle Off Peak Fare Peak Fare
Valid April 2018 - March 2020
Motorhome at or under 5.5 Metres $205 $246
Motorhome 5.6 to 6.0 Metres $250 $292
Motorhome 6.1 to 6.5 Metres $295 $338
Motorhome 6.6 to 7.0 Metres $340 $384
Motorhome 7.1 to 7.5 Metres $385 $430
Motorhome 7.6 to 8.0 Metres $430 $476
Passenger Off Peak Fare Peak Fare
Adults $72 $78
Children (2 - 17) $41 $41
Infants (under 2) $0 $0
Adults (Premium Plus Lounge) $116 $130
  • Peak FARES appy from 1/12/18 to 31/3/19 & 1/12/19 to 31/3/20.
  • Check-in is 45 minutes prior to departure for foot passengers and 60 minutes prior to departure for vehicles
  • Cancellation must be received at  least 2 hrs  prior to sailing (Cancellation Fee will apply), or 24 hrs prior to sailing (for refund).
  • Amendments to sailing times/dates are subject to availability.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.