Car Rental at Wellington Airport

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Wellington Airport, Wellington, New Zealand
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 3
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
yesaway
$30.76 per day
Compact
Suzuki Swift or similar
Suzuki Swift
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$38.21 per day
Minivan
Mazda Premacy or similar
Mazda Premacy
  • 6
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bargain Rental Cars
$43.85 per day
Economy Elite
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Ace Rental Cars
$59.46 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Minivan
Kia Carnival or similar
Kia Carnival
  • 8
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$63.94 / per day
Full-size
Mitsubishi Outlander 5+2 or similar
Mitsubishi Outlander 5+2
  • 7
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Go Rentals
$68.13 / per day
Economy
Suzuki Swift or similar
Suzuki Swift
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$105.01 / per day
Standard
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$260.60 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 03:00 on 2022-07-25. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
NZD
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Country code
64
Economy car rental price
$56.18 / per day
Average car rental length
8 days
Speed limit within town
30 - 60 km/h
19 - 37 mi/h
Speed limit out of town
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
8.8
Average gasoline price
$1.84 / 1 liter
Highest gasoline price
$2.07 / 1 liter
Lowest gasoline price
$1.68 / 1 liter

Airport info

Rating
8.0
  • Getting to the airport 8.7
  • Departure and check-in 8.5
  • Terminal facilities 8.1
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 8.1
  • Restaurants and car rental services 7.5
  • Lounge 7.2

Wellington Airport (WLG)

  • IATA: WLG
  • ICAO: NZWN
  • Name: Wellington Airport (WLG)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 100,696
  • Distance from City: 3.1 miles / 5 km SE of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +64 4 385 5100
  • Email: mail@wellingtonairport.co.nz

Top 20 Locations near Wellington Airport

  1. 3.9 km / 2.4 miles away
  2. 79.9 km / 49.6 miles away
  3. 129.4 km / 80.4 miles away
  4. Car Rental at Nelson Airport from $33.10 per day
    130.0 km / 80.8 miles away
  5. 150.2 km / 93.3 miles away
  6. 259.6 km / 161.3 miles away
  7. Car Rental at Napier Airport from $51.58 per day
    270.0 km / 167.8 miles away
  8. 271.1 km / 168.5 miles away
  9. 305.2 km / 189.6 miles away
  10. Car Rental at Taupo Airport from $49.58 per day
    305.4 km / 189.8 miles away
  11. 378.2 km / 235.0 miles away
  12. 400.4 km / 248.8 miles away
  13. 417.4 km / 259.4 miles away
  14. 421.3 km / 261.8 miles away
  15. 477.1 km / 296.5 miles away
  16. 484.7 km / 301.2 miles away
  17. 486.6 km / 302.4 miles away
  18. 487.0 km / 302.6 miles away
  19. 488.5 km / 303.5 miles away
  20. 492.2 km / 305.9 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Wellington Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Wellington Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Wellington Airport
$38.59
January
$45.41
February
$42.20
March
$12.83
April
$16.42
May
June
$31.30
July
August
$26.80
September
$27.61
October
$38.71
November
$38.71
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Wellington Airport is April when prices for an Economy class start from $12.83. You can see that this is 60% cheaper than the yearly average and 72% cheaper than renting a car in February (when rental prices start at $45.41 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Wellington Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in September the average rental period is 13 days, while in February, the average rental period is only 7 days.
Average Rental Length
8
January
7
February
7
March
7
April
7
May
8
June
8
July
8
August
13
September
10
October
11
November
8
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Wellington Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Wellington Airport in January, while the fewest number of travelers rent in June.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
144%
January
116%
February
99%
March
102%
April
92%
May
55%
June
77%
July
83%
August
80%
September
101%
October
122%
November
129%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Mode Car Rentals Toyota Yaris (2013 - 2016) 5 1 Small cars
Bargain Rental Cars Toyota Vitz 5 1 Medium cars
Mode Car Rentals Toyota Yaris (2017 - 2020) 5 1 Medium cars
Mode Car Rentals Mazda Demio 4 1 Small cars
Mode Car Rentals Toyota RAV4 (2014 - 2016) 5 2 SUVs
Mode Car Rentals Toyota Corolla (2013 - 2016) 5 2 Large cars
Mode Car Rentals Toyota Previa 5 3 Vans
Mode Car Rentals Toyota Corolla STW 5 3 Station wagons
Bargain Rental Cars Toyota Prius Hybrid 4 2 Large cars
yesaway Toyota RAV4 5 3 SUVs

Our Customers Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

Australia
Toyota RAV4 (2014 - 2016)
August 2, 2022
Hired car in Wellington, travelled to South Island with 4 adults in car. Went to Franz Josef for heli ride & as far south as Queenstown, up to Lake Tekapo (snowed overnight) & back to Wellington. Absolutely beautiful in winter
New Zealand
Toyota RAV4 (2014 - 2016)
May 26, 2022
Great trip in the Wairarapa…. Interesting drives to lighthouses …. Cape Palliser and Castlepoint. Roads narrow in places but good surfaces.
New Zealand
Toyota RAV4
July 8, 2021
Renting a car is very convenient and cheaper when you’re planning to do road trips and visit nice places between Wellington and Auckland.
New Zealand
Mitsubishi ASX
May 29, 2021
Wonderful beaches in gisborne. Can feed the stingrays at matapouri. Beachside campervan sites.
New Zealand
Toyota Yaris Hatch
April 9, 2021
Car was great . Would recommend using the Toyota yarris . Easy and compact and speed is great
New Zealand
Holden Equinox
February 15, 2021
We should have been taken to the vehicle for inspection.
New Zealand
Toyota Corolla Sedan
October 15, 2019
The chocolate fish café just along the road from hireace was great.
Australia
Nissan Tiida
August 31, 2019
Wellington is a GREAT city. Very hilly, some tricky roads and conditions - Be Cautious. Remember - once out of town, New Zealanders DO seem to enjoy tailgating you...!

Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
yesaway
9.17 / 10
Lowest rated company
NUCarrentals
7.86 / 10
Total number of reviews
6
Total rental companies
18
Average daily price
$56.18
Lowest daily price
$9.69
Total cars available
68

Top 18 Suppliers at Wellington Airport in 2022

yesaway
Exceptional 9.2 / 6 reviews
+640800800338 / +640211988952
146 Hobart Street, Miramar, Wellington
$31 - $53
Working hours
Mon:09:00-17:00
Tue:09:00-17:00
Wed:09:00-17:00
Thu:09:00-17:00
Fri:09:00-17:00
Sat:09:00-17:00
Sun:09:00-17:00
Alamo
Exceptional 9.1 / 27 reviews
43808914
STEWART DUFF DRIVE RONGOTAI,
$180 - $272
Go Rentals
Exceptional 9.1
+6443881054 / 0508246584
357 Broadway, Miramar, Wellington 6022
$68 - $77
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-17:00
SIXT
Excellent 8.9 / 13 reviews
+6446660021
1 Freight Drive, 6022 Wellington
$50 - $50
Ace Rental Cars
Ace Rental Cars
Excellent 8.8
0800502277
19 Shelly Bay Road, Maupuia/Miramar
$59 - $143
Working hours
Mon:09:30-15:00
Tue:09:30-15:00
Wed:09:30-15:00
Thu:09:30-15:00
Fri:09:30-15:00
Europcar
Excellent 8.7 / 9 reviews
+64043806617
Wellington Airport, Level 1 - Mezzanine, Stewart Duff Drive, Rongotai, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
$41 - $102
Working hours
Mon:07:30-20:00
Tue:07:30-20:00
Wed:07:30-20:00
Thu:07:30-20:00
Fri:07:30-20:00
Sun:07:30-20:00
Hertz
Excellent 8.7 / 2 reviews
+64043887070
Wellington Airport, Stewart Duff Drive, Rongotai, Wellington 6022
$97 - $127
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-18:00
Sun:07:30-22:00
Mode Car Rentals
Excellent 8.7 / 74 reviews
+64042138938
25 Shelly Bay Road, Maupuia, Wellington 6022
$46 - $55
Working hours
Mon:08:30-17:30
Tue:08:30-17:30
Wed:08:30-17:30
Thu:08:30-17:30
Fri:08:30-17:30
Sat:08:30-17:30
Sun:08:30-17:30
Enterprise
Excellent 8.6
43808914
STEWART DUFF DRIVE, RONGOTAI
$225 - $272
Keddy
Excellent 8.6 / 3 reviews
+64043806617
TERMINAL BUILDING
$38 - $102
Working hours
Mon:07:30-20:00
Tue:07:30-20:00
Wed:07:30-20:00
Thu:07:30-20:00
Fri:07:30-20:00
Sat:07:30-20:00
Sun:07:30-20:00
National
National
Excellent 8.5
43808914
Stewart Duff Drive Rongotai
Working hours
Mon:07:00-18:00
Tue:07:00-18:00
Wed:07:00-18:00
Thu:07:00-18:00
Fri:07:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-17:30
Sun:08:00-17:30
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
6443880987
Stewart Duff Dr
$105 - $182
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:30
Tue:07:00-20:30
Wed:07:00-20:30
Thu:07:00-20:30
Fri:07:00-20:30
Sat:07:30-19:30
Sun:07:30-19:30
Thrifty
Thrifty
Excellent 8.4 / 2 reviews
+6443889494
Stewart Duff Drive Rongotai
Working hours
Mon:07:30-19:30
Tue:07:30-19:30
Wed:07:30-19:30
Thu:07:30-19:30
Fri:07:30-19:30
Sat:08:00-17:30
Sun:08:00-17:30
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Excellent 8.4 / 14 reviews
+6442138938
25 Shelly Bay Road Maupuia Wellington 6022
Working hours
Mon:00:00-23:59
Tue:00:00-23:59
Wed:00:00-23:59
Thu:00:00-23:59
Fri:00:00-23:59
Sat:00:00-23:59
Sun:00:00-23:59
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.3
6448021088
Terminal Building
$114 - $124
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:30
Tue:07:00-20:30
Wed:07:00-20:30
Thu:07:00-20:30
Fri:07:00-20:30
Sat:07:30-19:30
Sun:07:30-19:30
Bargain Rental Cars
Excellent 8.2 / 16 reviews
+64021688814 / +640800001110 / +640800566701 /
17 Shelly Bay Rd, Miramar, Wellington 6022
$44 - $44
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
Firefly
Firefly
Excellent 8.1
043887070
WELLINGTON APT
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-18:00
Sun:07:30-22:00
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Very good 7.9
+640800736825
76 Tauhinu Road Greenhithe Auckland 0632 New Zealand
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