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Getting Here

Located on Waterloo Quay, Sky Stadium is a short walk from the central business district of Wellington. Head to the Wellington Railway Station. Once there, join the elevated walkway that takes you directly to the Stadium entrance. There are three access points to the walkway.

  • from Thorndon Quay just north of the Railway Station
  • from near Shed 21 on the Port
  • directly from the Railway platforms (8/7, 6/5, 4/3)

The walkway is 650m long with harbour views. It takes approximately 5-10 minutes to walk the length of the walkway.

Bicycle stands are available at no cost on the ground floor of the Sky Stadium car park underneath the Western pedestrian ramp. On Stadium event days only, there is also limited motorcycle parking available in this location at no charge. 

Please note Stadium event days includes events falling on a weekend, or week day where the car park is closed to commuters. Motorcycles are not permitted on the Fran Wilde Walkway at any time, and no bikes of any kind may park along the Fran Wilde Walkway on event days. Please contact the Stadium directly for further information. 

Numerous services from throughout the Wellington region arrive and depart at the Wellington Railway Station. From the station, it is a short stroll along the Fran Wilde Walkway to reach the Stadium. For further information, visit Metlink or call 0800 801 700. Special fares may apply.

The bus terminal is adjacent to the main walkway entry point near the Wellington Railway Station at the southern end of Thorndon Quay. From the station, it is a short stroll along the Fran Wilde Walkway to reach the Stadium. For further information, visit Metlink or call 0800 801 700.

Vehicle access is off Waterloo Quay, at the traffic lights opposite the entrance to CentrePort. Parking is available at the Stadium Car Park. Event day pricing may apply and spaces are limited. Please note: for some major events, car park closures and traffic restrictions may be put in place. Please check the relevant event page for up to date information.

Once the Stadium car park is full, notices will be displayed on road signage and announced through our social channels. Vehicles seeking a park for the event will then be directed away from the Stadium. 

Before and after an event, the drop off point for taxis and shuttles is on the ground level adjacent to the pedestrian ramp*. There is no rank for chartered or "ordered" taxi or shuttles. Please note that there may be delays after the end of an event.

No taxis or shuttles are permitted on the upper plaza for at least 30 minutes after the end of the event. Priority will be given to mobility-impaired passengers who have pre-booked taxis or shuttles. The 30 minute limit is subject to all Stadium shuttles having departed.

* Please note for large events, taxis are required to drop off/pick up from Bunny St, Hinemoa St or Thorndon Quay. Check the specific event page for details. 

From the Interislander Ferry terminal you can catch the shuttle to the Railway Station and take the short stroll along the Fran Wilde Walkway to reach Sky Stadium.

From the Bluebridge Ferry terminal, you can walk north along Waterloo Quay and join the walkway.

Catch the East by West Ferry from Days Bay Wharf to Queens Wharf, then walk north along Waterloo Quay to the Stadium.

Travelling to Sky Stadium from the airport is easy and enjoyable; by taxi, airport shuttle or the Airport Express bus. The Wellington Airport website has more information on transport options. Wellington Airport is approximately 10 km from Sky Stadium.

To assist patrons with mobility issues accessing Sky Stadium, please read our Accessibility information.