Wellington Train Timetables
Regional and Long Distance Passenger Train services from Wellington
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Service Information:   All train services on the Johnsonville, Melling, Hutt & Kapiti lines, the Capital Connection & the Wairarapa Connection services are operating. For further information or any disruptions to suburban train services, please call Metlink 0800-801-700 Tollfree * The Northern Explorer Wellington/Palmerston Nth/Ohakune/National Park/Hamilton/Auckland train service operates Tuesday, Friday & Sunday. For alternative Wellington to Auckland land travel Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday, please click on the above Bus Services link for online times, fares & instant confirmation reservations
Rail & train services from Wellington to Auckland Palmerston North Hamilton Christchurch Kaikoura Ohakune National Park Featherston Masterton Levin Otaki
Wellington to: Departs Arrives Frequency

Remarks Train
Auckland 7.55am 6.45pm -T--F-S* Online Fares & Reservations The Northern Explorer
Christchurch 8.25am 6.25pm Daily# Online Fares & Reservations Train & Ferry Service The Coastal Connection
Featherston 8.25am 9.22am MTWTF--* No Reservations Commuter Train Service The Wairarapa Connection
12.55pm 1.52pm MTWTF--* No Reservations Commuter Train Service The Wairarapa Connection
4.33pm 5.34pm MTWTF--* No Reservations Commuter Train Service The Wairarapa Connection
5.33pm 6.34pm MTWTF--* No Reservations Commuter Train Service The Wairarapa Connection
6.18pm 7.15pm MTWTF--*  No Reservations Commuter Train Service The Wairarapa Connection
10.25pm 11.22pm ----F--* No Reservations Commuter Train Service The Wairarapa Connection
9.55am 11.52am -----SS No Reservations Commuter Train Service The Wairarapa Connection
6.55pm 7.52pm -----SS No Reservations Commuter Train Service The Wairarapa Connection
Hamilton 7.55am 4.30pm -T--F-S* Online Fares & Reservations  For bus services to Rotorua and Tauranga The Northern Explorer
Kaikoura 8.25am 3.25pm Daily# Online Fares & Reservations Train & Ferry Service The Coastal Connection
Levin 5.15pm 6.42pm MTWTF--# Fares Only Commuter Train Service Capital Connection
Masterton 8.25am 10.00am MTWTF--* No Reservations Commuter Train Service The Wairarapa Connection
12.55pm 2.30pm MTWTF--* No Reservations Commuter Train Service The Wairarapa Connection
4.33pm 6.15pm MTWTF--* No Reservations Commuter Train Service The Wairarapa Connection
5.33pm 7.15pm MTWTF--* No Reservations Commuter Train Service The Wairarapa Connection
6.18pm 7.55pm MTWTF--* No Reservations Commuter Train Service The Wairarapa Connection
10.25pm 11.59pm ----F--* No Reservations Commuter Train Service The Wairarapa Connection
9.55am 11.30am -----SS No Reservations Commuter Train Service The Wairarapa Connection
6.55pm 8.30pm -----SS No Reservations Commuter Train Service The Wairarapa Connection
National Park 7.55am 1.20pm -T--F-S* Online Fares & Reservations For Tongariro National Park &  Whakapapa Skifield The Northern Explorer
Ohakune 7.55am 12.50pm -T--F-S* Online Fares & Reservations The Northern Explorer
Otaki 5.15pm 6.22pm MTWTF--# Fares Only Commuter Train Service The Capital Connection
Otorohanga 7.55am 3.45pm -T--F-S* Online Fares & Reservations For Waitomo Villages & Caves The Northern Explorer
Palmerston North 7.55am 10.05am -T--F-S* Online Fares & Reservations The Northern Explorer
5.15pm 7.20pm MTWTF--# Fares Only Commuter Train Service Capital Connection
Papakura 7.55am 5.55pm -T--F-S* Online Fares & Reservations The Northern Explorer
*   Does not operate Christmas Day (25 December)
#  Does not operate on on public holidays and Christmas Day (25 December)
The above times are for guidance only and may change without notice to suit operational requirements
Frequency: M = Monday  T = Tuesday  W = Wednesday  T = Thursday  F = Friday  S = Saturday  S = Sunday  - = No Service
*  There are no passenger train/rail services from Wellington to New Plymouth, Wellington to Wanganui, Wellington to Taupo, Wellington to Tauranga, Wellington to Napier
   or Hastings, Wellington to Gisborne or Wellington to Rotorua.
*  There is no overnight passenger rail or train service between Wellington, Palmerston North, Ohakune, National Park, Hamilton and Auckland.
*  Click for Wellington suburban train services on
the Johnsonville, Melling, Kapiti, Hutt and Wairarapa Lines only.