Beautiful Aerial bay View among other skyscrapers at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor

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How to Get to James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington

The James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington is conveniently located on The Terrace, with direct access off the motorway and pedestrian access to Lambton Quay; Wellingtons premium shopping district. Key attractions, the government district, event venues and entertainment are just a short stroll away.

For more information about James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Wellington, to make reservations for an upcoming visit, or to leave a comment or suggestion about a recent experience with us, please contact us at the below address, phone number, or email today. 

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Pedestrian Access

The Hotel is located in Wellington city and can be accessed from The Terrace or Lambton Quay using the pedestrian lift access from The James Cook Arcade (294 - 296 Lambton Quay).

Driving Directions from the North

Follow the motorway to Wellington and take 'The Terrace' exit off the motorway. The hotel entrance/driveway is located right in front of this exit. This is also a taxi stand so once you have pulled in, find a place to pull over and check into the hotel. Our staff will then provide overnight parking options for you.

Public Transport from the airport

Shuttle: Airport Shuttles

Cost: $18.00-$24.00 / Time: 15-25 minutes

Taxi: Wellington Combined Taxis

Cost approx $45.00 / Time: approx 15 minutes

Airport Express Bus

The Airport Express bus service runs between Wellington Airport and the Wellington Railway Station seven days a week, with a timetable designed around airport and train departure and arrival times.
Nine new purpose-built electric buses run a high frequency of approximately 10-20 minutes depending on the time of day, except for the first few morning services and evening services.
Travel time between the railway station and the airport is around 25-35 minutes depending on traffic. More information including timetable and stops is available here.

Travelling to the South Island

Wellington is the gateway to the South Island and regular ferries depart daily from the city to Picton. Find out more details about timetables as well as seasonal prices for the Interislander and Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries.