About Us

Proudly part of Greater Wellington

Greater Wellington Region Council, under the brand name Metlink, brings a public bus, rail and ferry transport network to the wider Wellington region, including Wellington City, Hutt Valley, Porirua, Kāpiti Coast and the Wairarapa. We continuously refine and improve our network based on customer research and feedback.

Connecting the Wellington region

Our goal is to deliver an effective, efficient, and integrated public transport network for the people of Wellington.

Our partners

The Council works in partnership with the New Zealand Transport Agency to plan and fund the region’s public transport network. We work closely with the following local government agencies to deliver public transport services and infrastructure in their areas:

Our operators

Metlink is the Wellington region’s public transport network of bus, train and harbour ferry service. The Metlink network has 5 rail lines, nearly 100 public bus routes, more than 180 school bus services, and 4 harbour ferry wharves. 

More about rail and bus operator contracts

Bus operators

NZ Bus(external link)

Tranzurban(external link)

Mana Coach Services(external link)

Uzabus(external link)

List of bus routes by operator(external link)

Train operator

Transdev Wellington(external link)

Rail Customer Commitments [PDF, 90 KB]

Ferry operator

East by West Ferries(external link)

Last published: Monday, April 19, 2021 at 11:52 AM