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Car Hire in Wellington

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

City Centre
Standard
Nissan Bluebird Sedan or comparable
Nissan Bluebird Sedan
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bargain Rental Cars
£ 17.69 per day
Wellington Airport
Compact
Nissan Leaf or comparable
Nissan Leaf
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Mode Car Rentals
£ 18.32 per day
Wellington Airport
Economy
Toyota Yaris (2013 - 2016) or comparable
Toyota Yaris (2013 - 2016)
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Mode Car Rentals
£ 18.54 per day
City Centre
Intermediate
Toyota Prius Hybrid or comparable
Toyota Prius Hybrid
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bargain Rental Cars
£ 18.58 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Wellington Airport
Compact
Nissan Leaf or comparable
Nissan Leaf
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
£ 19.15 / per day
Wellington Airport
Compact
Toyota Yaris (2017 - 2020) or comparable
Toyota Yaris (2017 - 2020)
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Mode Car Rentals
£ 19.32 / per day
Wellington Airport
Economy
Mazda Demio or comparable
Mazda Demio
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
£ 19.71 / per day
Wellington Airport
Compact
Mazda Demio or comparable
Mazda Demio
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bargain Rental Cars
£ 20.49 / per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 14:54 on 2022-01-27.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
NZD
Dialing code
64
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
30 - 60 km/h
19 - 37 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

One-way Car Hire in Wellington

The most popular one-way car hire options for pick up in Wellington and drop off in another city include:

  • From Wellington to Auckland - 20 offers from £ 72.04 per day
  • From Wellington to Palmerston North - 9 offers from £ 72.04 per day
  • From Wellington to Tauranga - 9 offers from £ 72.04 per day
  • From Wellington to Christchurch - 11 offers from £ 90.78 per day
  • From Wellington to Queenstown - 11 offers from £ 72.04 per day

Top 12 Cities near Wellington

  1. Queenstown starting at £ 39.83 per day
    640.9 km / 398.3 miles away
  2. Dunedin starting at £ 23.84 per day
    631.3 km / 392.3 miles away
  3. 73.9 km / 45.9 miles away
  4. Palmerston North starting at £ 49.64 per day
    130.9 km / 81.4 miles away
  5. Invercargill starting at £ 78.26 per day
    767.8 km / 477.1 miles away
  6. Tauranga starting at £ 52.80 per day
    424.3 km / 263.7 miles away
  7. Whangarei starting at £ 38.83 per day
    619.5 km / 384.9 miles away
  8. New Plymouth starting at £ 37.63 per day
    263.2 km / 163.5 miles away
  9. 153.1 km / 95.1 miles away
  10. 385.8 km / 239.8 miles away
  11. 395.2 km / 245.6 miles away
  12. Taupo starting at £ 37.63 per day
    307.6 km / 191.1 miles away

Top 11 Destinations around Wellington

  1. Wellington Airport starting at £ 17.98 per day
    3.8 km / 2.4 miles away
  2. Wellington Inter Island Ferry Terminal starting at £ 24.81 per day
    3.9 km / 2.4 miles away
  3. New Plymouth Airport starting at £ 37.63 per day
    259.6 km / 161.3 miles away
  4. Taupo Airport starting at £ 37.63 per day
    305.4 km / 189.8 miles away
  5. Auckland East Tamaki starting at £ 17.69 per day
    484.7 km / 301.2 miles away
  6. Auckland Onehunga starting at £ 17.69 per day
    486.6 km / 302.4 miles away
  7. Auckland Penrose starting at £ 40.73 per day
    487.0 km / 302.6 miles away
  8. Auckland Mount Wellington starting at £ 17.69 per day
    488.5 km / 303.5 miles away
  9. Auckland Henderson starting at £ 17.69 per day
    492.2 km / 305.9 miles away
  10. Auckland Ponsonby starting at £ 10.57 per day
    494.5 km / 307.3 miles away
  11. Auckland Glenfield starting at £ 17.69 per day
    502.4 km / 312.2 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in Wellington?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Wellingtonfluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Wellington
£ 31.29
January
£ 36.83
February
£ 34.22
March
£ 10.40
April
£ 13.32
May
June
£ 25.38
July
August
£ 35.49
September
£ 33.89
October
£ 44.92
November
£ 45.14
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Wellington is April with prices starting at £ 10.40 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is December with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 45.14. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 26. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

What is the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Wellington?

Hirers picking up a car in Wellington keep them for an average of 9 days during in February, while those picking up their cars in August keep them for an average of 3.
Average Hire Length in Wellington
8
January
9
February
4
March
April
5
May
5
June
8
July
3
August
6
September
6
October
7
November
6
December

What month is the most favoured for hiring a car in Wellington?

While travellers visit Wellington year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is January, and the least popular is April.
Popularity of Car Hire in Wellington by Monthly Searches
360%
January
229%
February
222%
March
April
May
June
July
August
29%
September
36%
October
175%
November
150%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Bargain Rental Cars Mazda Demio 4 2 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 Previa 5 3 People Carriers
SIXT Toyota Yaris Hatch 5 Small cars
Alamo Mitsubishi ASX 4 2 SUVs
Mode Car Rentals Toyota Camry 5 2 Large cars
SIXT Toyota Corolla Hatch 5 1 Medium cars
yesaway Toyota RAV4 5 3 SUVs
Mode Car Rentals Toyota RAV4 (2017 - 2020) 5 2 SUVs

Top 13 Hire Companies in Wellington in 2022

Go Rentals
Go Rentals
Remarkable 9.2
+6443881054 / 0508246584
357 Broadway, Miramar, Wellington 6022
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
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.8
+64043806617
Wellington Airport, Level 1 - Mezzanine, Stewart Duff Drive, Rongotai, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
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
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.8
43808914
STEWART DUFF DRIVE, RONGOTAI
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.7
+6446660021
1 Freight Drive, 6022 Wellington
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+64043806617
TERMINAL BUILDING
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
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
6448021088
Terminal Building
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
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
43808914
Stewart Duff Drive Rongotai
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:00
Tue:07:00-20:00
Wed:07:00-20:00
Thu:07:00-20:00
Fri:07:00-20:00
Sat:07:00-20:00
Sun:07:00-20:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
6443880987
Stewart Duff Dr Rongotai Airport
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
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Outstanding 8.5
+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
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.5
+640800243789
Stewart Duff Drive, Wellington
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:30
Tue:07:00-21:30
Wed:07:00-21:30
Thu:07:00-21:30
Fri:07:00-21:30
Sat:07:30-17:30
Sun:07:30-21:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.4
43808914
STEWART DUFF DRIVE RONGOTAI,
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Great 7.6
+640800736825
76 Tauhinu Road Greenhithe Auckland 0632 New Zealand
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.5
6444711176 / 021358217
126 Hutt Rd Kaiwharawhara
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