Travelling There

Blenheim is located in the picturesque Marlborough region at the northerly tip of the South Island so is easily accessed from all major North Island and South Island gateway cities.

A range of travel options are available to visitors to Blenheim and take in planes, trains, self drive or ferry options depending on time and preferred mode.

Auckland to Blenheim fly time is just over 1 hour, while a flight from the capital city of Wellington is a short and scenic 25 minutes flight across the Cook Strait and spectacular Marlborough Sounds coastline.

By Air

Air New Zealand offers daily direct flights from the major cities of Auckland and Wellington with convenient connecting flights from Christhurch and other regional towns and cities throughout New Zealand.

Flight schedules are available here.

By Rail

Kiwi Rail offers a range of scenic experiences that connect with the InterIslander ferry from Wellington to Picton with the Coastal Pacific train journey connecting from the South Island gateway of Christchurch. The rail journey varies on destination but offers an exceptional way of taking in some of New Zealand’s greatest scenery en route to your destination.

For further information on Kiwi Rail journeys, click here.

By Boat

The Cooks Strait crossing from Wellington to Picton links the North Island with the South Island by one of the most popular transport stretches of water in the country. The Interislander ferry is part of the Kiwi Rail network and has convenient connections with regional train journeys. The crossing from Wellington to Picton and then connecting road journey to Blenheim is a total travel time of just over 4 hours.

For further information and timetables click here.