Kelburn Campus - Victoria University of Wellington

Finding your way

The Kelburn campus is a ten to fifteen-minute walk up the hill from the city centre.

The campus is on regular bus routes and can also be accessed by cable car. Public transport is recommended for visitors as parking is limited.

Download the Kelburn campus map to find your way around. Buildings have their names abbreviated to two letters, and lecture theatres are signalled by ‘LT’. The first number signals what level they are on.

The conference will take place in the MacLaurin Theatres with catering in Alan MacDiarmid.

Services and amenities

Student services available at the Kelburn campus include Mauri Ora—Student Health and Wellbeing, the Recreation CentreVicBooks and Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA). There is also a selection of cafes and food outlets, a pharmacy and ANZ bank branch.


More transport details

Catch the train

For timetable information for train contact Metlink on 0800 801 700 or visit

From the airport to the town

Buses, airport shuttles, taxis and limos are all lined up outside the terminal, ready to go. Taxis and Airport Shuttles offer door-to-door service and the public bus comes through every 15 minutes.


Taxi ranks can be found directly outside the baggage claim area on level 0 of the main terminal. It might cost $25-35, but prices can vary quite a lot depending on the company. They all take VISA and master card. Taxi drivers don’t expect a tip. Uber is also available in Wellington.


Super Shuttle’s shared-ride fares offer substantial discounts for passengers travelling in the same group to the same destination. Shuttle ranks can be found directly outside the baggage claim area on level 0 of the main terminal.


Airport Flyer Bus is an express bus service that runs from Wellington International Airport to the Hutt Valley, through the centre of Wellington, on to Queensgate - Lower Hutt. The service runs at least once every 20 minutes, every day between the Airport and Lower Hutt. Airport Flyer departs from the southern end of the airport terminal, level 0 (exit from baggage claim doors on level 0 and turn right) and the cost to get to the city is $9 per person.

For timetable information for bus contact Metlink on 0800 801 700 or visit


Bicycle parking stands on the Kelburn Campus are situated in the following locations:

  • Alan MacDiarmid—basement
  • Easterfield—west (in front of Pharmacy)
  • Kirk—north/east (Hunter Courtyard)
  • Laby—under south end
  • Murphy Building—east
  • Rec Centre—west
  • Tim Beaglehole Courtyard
  • 83 Fairlie Terrace—west.