Queen Margaret College’s central location makes it highly accessible via public transport, no matter where your journey might begin. We also offer several QMC private school bus options that bring students direct to the front gate, see below for more information about these or email

Public Transportation

Our campus is a 10-minute stroll from Wellington Train Station, making rail an efficient option for students and staff. Several bus stops are located within minutes of the college, providing additional commuting options.

We encourage you to visit the Metlink site for specific travel information.


Route Number Starting Point Suburbs Serviced Drop Off Point
611 Karori Mall Karori, Thorndon QMC
612 Allington Road, Karori Karori, Thorndon QMC
743 Surrey St, Wilton Wilton, Wadestown, Thorndon Murphy St


Route Number Collection Point Suburbs Serviced  
617 QMC Thorndon, Kelburn, Karori  
619 QMC Thorndon, Wadestown, Wilton, Northland  
623 QMC Thorndon, CBD, Mount Victoria, Roseneath, Hataitai, Kilbirnie, Strathmore, Seatoun, Breaker Bay  
625 QMC Thorndon, CBD, Brooklyn, Kowhai Park  
732 QMC Thorndon, CBD, Newtown, Berhampore, Island Bay  

QMC Charter - Western Coach Service

A private coach service is available to students based in Wellington’s western suburbs, from Churton Park via Johnsonville and Ngaio Gorge. Bookings are required to use this service.

Contact QMC reception to reserve your space today.

To QMC Arrival Time (approx.) From QMC Arrival Time (approx.)
Westchester Drive (near 111) Stop ID 3218 7.33am QMC via Kaiwharawhara Road 3.40pm
Halswater Drive Lakewood Reserve Stop ID 3236 via Middleton Road 7.35am Ngaio Gorge Road at Trelissick Crescent Stop 5446 3.53pm
Johnsonville Hub Stop B 7.41am Kenya Street at Crofton Road (near 6) via Khandallah Road 3.55pm
Station Road (near 7) Stop ID 5460 via 41 Agra Crescent 7.48am Simla Cres by Simla Train Station  
9 Cockayne Road via 106 Khandallah Road 7.51am Cockayne Road (Boxhill Station) via Agra Crescent, via Cashmere Avenue 4.02pm
Simla Cres by Simla Train Station 7.53am Station Road (near 8) Stop via Burma Road 4.09pm
Cnr of Kenya and Crofton Road Stop ID 4448 7.55am Johnsonville Hub Stop A Stop 3000 via Middleton Road  
Ngaio Gorge Road (near 17) Stop ID 4406 via Kaiwharawhara Road 7.59am Halswater Drive opposite Lakewood Reserve Stop 3274 4.13pm
QMC 8.10am Westchester Drive at Amesbury Drive Stop 3276 4.27pm

QMC Charter - Lower Hutt/Petone Coach Service

A private coach service is available to students based in Lower Hutt and Petone. Bookings are required to use this service.

Please note, this service is new and timings may not be exact. There is potential for more stops to be included, please contact QMC reception for more information regarding extra stops.

Contact QMC reception to reserve a spot today.

To QMC Arrival Time (approx.) From QMC Arrival Time (approx.)
High Street Opp Burger king #8117 7.00am Queen Margaret College 3.40pm
Queensgate Bus Stop C 7.10am Hutt Road towards Petone Station  
Waterloo Road opp Chilton St James 7.12am Jackson Street at Petone Ave #9003  
Waterloo Station Stop B 7.15am Jackson Street at Brittania Street #9005  
Ludlum Cres Bus Stop 8157 7.17am Jackson Street opp. Aurora Street #9017  
Randwick Road Bus stop 8155 7.20am Randwick Road at Morea Shops #9155  
Jessie Street Bus stop 8020 7.25am Ludlam St  
Jackson Street at Aurora Street #8017 7.27am Waterloo Station Stop D  
Jackson Street at Police Station #8005 7.29am Waterloo Road at Chilton St James  
Jackson Street at Smiths. #8003 7.30am Queensgate Stop A  
Queen Margaret College 8.10am High Street at Burger King #9117 4.30pm