The Gas Station in Niue
The Gas Station in Niue

The Gas Station in Niue


The Guide to Getting Fuel in Niue

As renting a car is the top recommendation for transport in Niue, not only because it offers the ultimate freedom but because there’s not much choice, knowing about fuelling up in Niue is essential. There is only one gas station in Niue. It’s called Central Services. With that, the rest of this guide will go through the Central Services Petrol Station’s location, opening hours, other services offered, as well as advice for fuelling up in Niue.

Tips for Fuelling Up in Niue

  • There is only one gas station in Niue
  • Make sure you have enough gas before doing a road trip around the island
  • The gas station in Niue is a fully serviced one, i.e. an attendant will fill up your car for you
  • There are no diesel rental cars – you will need to fill up your car with petrol
  • The gas station only accepts cash and New Zealand bank cards
  • Note that the gas station has limited hours on a Sunday: 4pm to 8pm.
  • You are required to fill up your fuel tank before returning your rental car.

For more driving tips, see the 10 Road Rules for Niue You Need to Know, as well as the 10 Safety Tips for Driving in Niue.

The Gas Station in Niue(c)

Where is the Gas Station in Niue?

The one gas station in Niue, Central Services, can be found in Niue’s main town and capital, Alofi.

Find the gas station in Alofi South, located on the main road opposite Alofi Rentals and nearby the Vaiolama Cafe. It is on the side of the road nearest to the coast.

Driving Times to the Gas Station

  • From Hanan Airport: 2km / 1.2m
  • From the Tamakautoga: 7km / 4.3m
  • From Avatele: 9km / 5.6m
  • From Hakupu: 14km / 8.7m
  • From Liku: 16km / 9.9m
  • From Lakepa: 16km / 9.9m
  • From Mutalau: 19km / 11.8m
  • From Namakulu: 10km / 6.2m
  • From Tuapa: 9.5km / 5.9m
  • From Makefu: 7.5km / 4.7m

For more driving times around the island, see The Driving Times in Niue You Need to Know.

The Gas Station in Niue(c)

Niue’s Gas Station Opening Hours

Aside from knowing where the gas station in Niue is, it’s important to know when it is open so you can plan when to get fuel accordingly. Note that Niue’s gas station has very limited opening hours on a Sunday.

Central Services Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday: 7am-8pm
Sunday: 4pm-8pm

For more information about Niue’s shops, services and opening hours, see Information, Shops & Services in Niue.

The Gas Station in Niue(c)

Other Services at Central Services

Like most gas stations around the world, Central Services offers more than just petrol.

Other goods on sale include:

  • Cold drinks
  • Hot pies
  • Fresh bread and other baked goods
  • Local fruit and vegetables
  • Snacks
  • Some dry food goods.

Note that Central Services accepts New Zealand bank cards and cash only. Learn more about payment methods in Niue in What is the Best Way to Pay in Niue?


Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of Niue Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in the South Pacific over 10 years ago with nothing but a backpack and a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to explore a paradise such as Niue. She knows the island inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience Niue’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides.

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