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Driving from Wellington, take State Highway 2 north. Check the latest road conditions here.
When traveling from the north, take State Highway 1 south as far as Plimmerton then turn on to State Highway 58 and at Haywards turn right to Lower Hutt or left to Upper Hutt.
From Wellington International Airport it’s a 25 minute drive offpeak to the Hutt Valley. If you’re more of a public transport type, you’ll need to catch the orange ‘AirportFlyer’ bus, which runs from the airport, through the Wellington CBD and Petone to Queensgate Shopping Centre in the heart of Lower Hutt.
Trains run regularly through Hutt Valley between Wellington and Upper Hutt railway stations. At peak times, take care not to catch the express trains if you want to hop off along the way.
You can buy tickets at Wellington Station or on the train in cash. Here's a guide to the fare you will need.
The East by West Ferry operates on Wellington Harbour, travelling between the Wellington CBD and Eastbourne. As well as commuter travel it's a great way to see Wellington on a sunny day. This ferry also stops on Matiu/Somes Island.