There are 8 ways to get from Auckland to Tongariro National Park by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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What companies run services between Auckland, New Zealand and Tongariro National Park, New Zealand?

KiwiRail Northern Explorer operates a train from Auckland to Tongariro National Park once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min. Alternatively, InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Auckland to Tongariro National Park once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 14 min.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to New Plymouth
Avg. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Auckland to Taupo
Avg. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Auckland to Rotorua
Avg. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Air Chathams
Website
airchathams.co.nz
Flights from Auckland to Wanganui
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Auckland to New Plymouth
Avg. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $250
Train operators
KiwiRail Northern Explorer
Website
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
Train from Auckland Strand to National Park
Avg. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Schedules at
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to National Park
Avg. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Whanganui / Wanganui to Ohakune
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Rotorua Airport to Taupo
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
ManaBus.com
Website
manabus.com
Bus from Auckland to Turangi
Avg. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
manabus.com
Tongariro Expeditions
Phone
+64 (07) 377 0435
Email
info@tongariroexpeditions.com
Website
tongariroexpeditions.com
Shuttle from Taupo to Mangatepopo
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
tongariroexpeditions.com
Book at
bookings.bookit.co.nz

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Auckland to Tongariro National Park?

The distance between Auckland and Tongariro National Park is 274 km. The road distance is 347 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Auckland to Tongariro National Park?

The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Tongariro National Park is to drive which costs $80 and takes 4 h 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Auckland to Tongariro National Park?

The quickest way to get from Auckland to Tongariro National Park is to drive which takes 4 h 14 min and costs $80.

How long does it take to get from Auckland to Tongariro National Park?

It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Auckland to Tongariro National Park, including transfers.