Car Hire in Wellington

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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Wellington Inter Island Ferry Terminal
Compact
Toyota Corolla or comparable
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty New Zealand
£ 26.21 per day
Wellington Inter Island Ferry Terminal
Compact
Holden Trax or comparable
Holden Trax
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty New Zealand
£ 27.85 per day
Wellington Airport
Compact
Suzuki Swift or comparable
Suzuki Swift
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 32.73 per day
Wellington Inter Island Ferry Terminal
Economy
Mitsubishi Eclipse or comparable
Mitsubishi Eclipse
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty New Zealand
£ 33.85 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Wellington Airport
Compact
Suzuki Swift or comparable
Suzuki Swift
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
£ 35.31 / per day
Wellington Airport
Compact
Suzuki Swift or comparable
Suzuki Swift
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 35.31 / per day
Wellington Inter Island Ferry Terminal
Intermediate
Toyota RAV4 or comparable
Toyota RAV4
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Thrifty New Zealand
£ 35.49 / per day
Wellington Airport
Minivan
Mazda Premacy or comparable
Mazda Premacy
  • 6
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Bargain Rental Cars
£ 37.57 / 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 02:18 on 2022-10-02.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
NZD
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Dialing code
64
Budget car hire price
£ 48.53 / per day
Average car hire length
2 days
Speed limit within city centre
30 - 60 km/h
19 - 37 mi/h
Speed limit out of city centre
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Average gasoline price
£ 1.42 / 1 liter
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.51 / 1 liter
Lowest gasoline price
£ 1.28 / 1 liter

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 £ 76.11 per day
  • From Wellington to Palmerston North - 9 offers from £ 76.11 per day
  • From Wellington to Tauranga - 9 offers from £ 76.11 per day
  • From Wellington to Christchurch - 11 offers from £ 95.91 per day
  • From Wellington to Queenstown - 11 offers from £ 76.11 per day

Top 15 Cities near Wellington

  1. Queenstown starting at £ 36.08 per day
    640.6 km / 398.0 miles away
  2. 613.9 km / 381.4 miles away
  3. 424.6 km / 263.8 miles away
  4. Palmerston North starting at £ 62.25 per day
    130.9 km / 81.4 miles away
  5. 73.9 km / 45.9 miles away
  6. Invercargill starting at £ 70.58 per day
    767.8 km / 477.1 miles away
  7. Whangarei starting at £ 42.48 per day
    619.5 km / 384.9 miles away
  8. New Plymouth starting at £ 41.16 per day
    263.2 km / 163.5 miles away
  9. Taupo starting at £ 37.53 per day
    312.8 km / 194.4 miles away
  10. 448.0 km / 278.3 miles away
  11. 505.1 km / 313.9 miles away
  12. Kerikeri starting at £ 42.48 per day
    678.8 km / 421.8 miles away
  13. Gisborne starting at £ 41.16 per day
    401.2 km / 249.3 miles away
  14. Whanganui starting at £ 64.42 per day
    153.1 km / 95.1 miles away
  15. Whakatane starting at £ 33.83 per day
    419.0 km / 260.4 miles away

Top 12 Destinations around Wellington

  1. Wellington Airport starting at £ 26.35 per day
    3.8 km / 2.4 miles away
  2. Wellington Inter Island Ferry Terminal starting at £ 26.21 per day
    3.9 km / 2.4 miles away
  3. Whanganui Airport starting at £ 64.42 per day
    150.2 km / 93.3 miles away
  4. New Plymouth Airport starting at £ 41.16 per day
    259.6 km / 161.3 miles away
  5. Westport Airport starting at £ 67.04 per day
    271.1 km / 168.5 miles away
  6. Taupo Airport starting at £ 42.48 per day
    305.4 km / 189.8 miles away
  7. Gisborne Airport starting at £ 41.16 per day
    400.4 km / 248.8 miles away
  8. Whakatane Airport starting at £ 34.70 per day
    417.4 km / 259.4 miles away
  9. Auckland East Tamaki starting at £ 13.35 per day
    484.7 km / 301.2 miles away
  10. Auckland Onehunga starting at £ 16.76 per day
    486.6 km / 302.4 miles away
  11. Auckland Penrose starting at £ 80.32 per day
    487.0 km / 302.6 miles away
  12. Auckland Mount Wellington starting at £ 16.76 per day
    488.5 km / 303.5 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
£ 33.06
January
£ 38.91
February
£ 36.15
March
£ 10.99
April
£ 14.07
May
June
£ 26.82
July
August
£ 34.04
September
£ 32.92
October
£ 47.46
November
£ 47.67
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Wellington is April with prices starting at £ 10.99 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 £ 47.67. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 27. 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 March keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length in Wellington
8
January
9
February
4
March
7
April
6
May
6
June
8
July
5
August
8
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 June.
Popularity of Car Hire in Wellington by Monthly Searches
231%
January
187%
February
160%
March
60%
April
23%
May
5%
June
7%
July
21%
August
129%
September
163%
October
114%
November
98%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Bargain Rental Cars Toyota Vitz 5 1 Medium cars
Mode Car Rentals Toyota Yaris (2013 - 2016) 5 1 Small 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 People Carriers
Mode Car Rentals Toyota Corolla STW 5 3 Station wagons
Mode Car Rentals Toyota RAV4 (2014 - 2016) AWD 5 3 SUVs
yesaway Toyota Corolla 4 3 Large cars

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
yesaway
9.39 / 10
Lowest rated company
NUCarrentals
7.85 / 10
Total number of reviews
6
Total rental companies
18
Average daily price
£ 48.53
Lowest daily price
£ 8.30
Total cars available
89

Top 18 Hire Companies in Wellington in 2022

yesaway
yesaway
Remarkable 9.4 / 10 reviews
+640800800338 / +640211988952
146 Hobart Street, Miramar, Wellington
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
Alamo
Remarkable 9.1 / 27 reviews
+6498703330
STEWART DUFF DRIVE RONGOTAI,
SIXT
SIXT
Remarkable 9 / 16 reviews
+6446660021
1 Freight Drive, 6022 Wellington
Go Rentals
Go Rentals
Outstanding 8.9 / 1 reviews
+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
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.8 / 2 reviews
+64043887070
Wellington Airport, Stewart Duff Drive, Rongotai, Wellington 6022
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
Ace Rental Cars
Ace Rental Cars
Outstanding 8.8 / 1 reviews
0800502277
19 Shelly Bay Road, Maupuia/Miramar
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
Mode Car Rentals
Mode Car Rentals
Outstanding 8.8 / 91 reviews
+64042138938
25 Shelly Bay Road, Maupuia, Wellington 6022
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
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.7 / 9 reviews
+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
Fri:07:30-20:00
Sat:07:30-20:00
Sun:07:30-20:00
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.6
+6443808914
STEWART DUFF DRIVE, RONGOTAI, WELLINGTON
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6 / 3 reviews
+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
National
National
Outstanding 8.5
43808914
Stewart Duff Drive Rongotai
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
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5 / 2 reviews
048024548
25 Dixon St
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
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 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
Routes Car & Truck Rentals
Outstanding 8.4 / 14 reviews
+6442138938
25 Shelly Bay Road Maupuia Wellington 6022
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
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.3 / 1 reviews
6448018108
25 Dixon St
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
Bargain Rental Cars
Bargain Rental Cars
Outstanding 8.2 / 16 reviews
+64021688814 / +640800001110 / +640800566701 /
17 Shelly Bay Rd, Miramar, Wellington 6022
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
Outstanding 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
Great 7.8
+640800736825
76 Tauhinu Road Greenhithe Auckland 0632 New Zealand
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