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MFF19 TE HUARAHI MAI – TRAVEL INFORMATION

Ōtaki is located on the Kāpiti Coast, 80 km from Wellington Airport. Public transport in Ōtaki is limited.

The train from Wellington to Ōtaki is a one-hour long coastal trip that will take you through small towns, bush, and along the West Coast. Sit on the left-hand side of the train heading north for the best views out to Kāpiti Island.

There are two train options; the Capital Connection runs Mon-Friday departing Wellington to Ōtaki daily at 5.15pm and returning at 7.13am.

The Kāpiti Line runs every half hour to and from Wellington. The service leaves from Waikanae, a town 15 minutes south of Ōtaki.

There are also buses along the train route. Connecting from Waikanae, the 290 bus will take you to through to Ōtaki. The bus leaves Waikanae for Ōtaki’s Main St five times daily. This bus returns to Waikanae.

Intercity buses provide transport from Palmerston North and Wellington.

Check the timetable links below for more information.

http://www.kiwirailscenic.co.nz/other-services/capital-connection/
https://www.metlink.org.nz/timetables/train/KPL
https://www.metlink.org.nz/timetables/bus/290
https://www.intercity.co.nz/