There are regular bus services to Wellington Hospital. Local services will connect into high-frequency services to the hospital, and – if paying with Snapper – the journey will cost the same as if you were travelling on one bus. There is no extra cost to transfer between Metlink buses, within 30 minutes of tagging off, when you use Snapper to pay.

Metlink bus services to Wellington Hospital

Route Route description
Route 1 - Johnsonville West/ Churton Park/ Grenada Village - Island Bay
(external link)
High frequency service linking Johnsonville and nearby suburbs to Island Bay. Runs every 10 - 15 minutes during weekdays and every 15 - 60  minutes evenings and weekends
Route 3 - Lyall Bay/ Rongotai - Kilbirnie - Newtown - Wellington (external link) High frequency service linking Wellington Station to Lyall Bay and Rongotai via Newtown. Runs every 20 minutes during weekdays and every 15 - 30 minutes evenings and weekends
Route 18e - Miramar - Newtown - Kelburn - Karori (external link) Lower frequency service linking Miramar to Karori via Newtown and Kelburn. Runs every 20 minutes during peak times on weekdays, and every 60 minutes during the day, evenings, and weekends.
Route 23 - Houghton Bay - Newtown - Vogeltown - Kingston (external link) Lower frequency service linking Houghton Bay to Kingston. Runs every 30 - 60 minutes during the daytime with some additional services at peak times as bus 23e
Route 23e - Houghton Bay - Newtown - Wellington (external link) Only operates during peak times weekdays
Route 29 - Newtown- Southgate - Owhiro Bay - Brooklyn (external link) Lower frequency service linking Newtown to Brooklyn via Southgate. Runs every 30 - 60 minutes during the daytime with some additional services at peak times as bus 29e
Route 29e - Newtown - Southgate - Owhiro Bay - Brooklyn (external link) Only operates during peak times weekdays

getting to the hospital at peak

The easiest way to plan how to get to the Hospital is with our Journey Planner. Sign up for a My Metlink account to make planning your journey easier, such as by setting your favourite bus stops and train stations. You can also subscribe to get updates on bus, train and ferry services.