Ferries to New Zealand
14 Ferry crossings from 10 Ports
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Ferries to New Zealand

Ferries to New Zealand are operated by Interislander, Fullers360, Fullers360, Fullers360, Fullers360, Bluebridge, Stewart Island Experience & Sealink NZ.

New Zealand Ferry Times

There are about 85 daily sailings and up to 585 weekly sailings to New Zealand. Ferry schedules can vary by season. Use our deal finder for the most up to date sailing times and compare tickets.

New Zealand Ferry Ports

New Zealand has 10 ferry ports and Picton ferry port is the most popular with 35 weekly sailings.

Ferries from Wellington to Picton

The Wellington to Picton ferry sails approximately 5 times daily and up to 35 times weekly, with a sailing duration of 3 hours 22 minutes. On average the price of a ferry from Wellington to Picton is $268.54.Exclusive of booking fees.

Ferries from Auckland to Waiheke

The Auckland Waiheke ferry takes approximately 50 minutes with 24 daily sailings and up to 168 weekly sailings. Auckland Waiheke ferries cost about $ 106.76. Exclusive of booking fees.

Prices will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated July 01.

Can you take a car ferry to New Zealand?

There are car ferries to New Zealand, this my vary by route. Interislander, Bluebridge & Sealink NZ offer car ferries to New Zealand.

New Zealand Ferry Prices and Offers

The price of a ferry to New Zealand can vary by route, operator and season. We recommend booking in advance to get the best ferry deals and availability.

Book ferry tickets to New Zealand

Book a ferry to New Zealand online with Direct Ferries, using our Deal Finder and compare tickets.

Most popular questions

Which ferries travel to New Zealand?

Ferries to New Zealand:
  • Wellington
  • Picton
  • Waiheke
  • Rangitoto
  • Oban (Stewart Island)
  • Great Barrier (Tryphena)
  • Great Barrier (Port Fitzroy)

What is the fastest ferry to New Zealand?

The fastest ferry crossing to New Zealand is via the Rangitoto to Auckland ferry, in approximately 25m.

What is the cheapest ferry to New Zealand?

The cheapest ferry to New Zealand is 94 € on average via the Waiheke to Half Moon Bay (Auckland) route. Ferry prices for New Zealand can vary depending on what season you decide to travel. Price exclusive of booking fees.

What are the ferry ports in New Zealand?

New Zealand Ferry Ports:
  • Picton
  • Wellington
  • Auckland
  • Bluff
  • Half Moon Bay (Auckland)

Can you take pets on the ferry to New Zealand?

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring pets onboard the ferries with certain ferry companies. However, please ensure that you have read all the operator guidelines on pets before travelling. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with the following operators

New Zealand Ferry Map and Routes

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