Hamilton Airport

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Hamilton Airport has flights to Wellington, Christchurch, Gisborne and Napier.

Air New Zealand flies from Hamilton to Auckland (until February 2016), Wellington and Christchurch. Sunair connects Hamilton with Gisborne and Napier. 

Transport Options

Hamilton Airport is located about 15 kilometres south of the city centre.


Approximately $30 for one person - about 20 minutes

A shuttle is a cost effective way to travel into the city. Discounts apply if two or more people are travelling together - approximately $7 per additional person. Shuttles are normally shared with other passenger groups. The journey can take up to 35 minutes at peak traffic times or when there are several drop-offs along the way. Allow plenty of time to reach the airport for departing flights.


Approximately $50 to $60 - about 20 minutes

The taxi journey between the airport and central city can take up to 40 minutes during peak traffic times. If you’re travelling to the airport by taxi, make sure you allow plenty of time.

Car rental

Major rental car companies have offices at the airport. Bookings are strongly recommended. See also - Driving in New Zealand.

Services and facilities

Toilets, range of duty/tax-free shopping and souvenirs, cafe and bar, banking, currency exchange, ATM, telephones, wheelchair access, baby change facilities.

More information

For more information visit Hamilton Airport's website.

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