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There are 9 ways to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Lake Waikaremoana by plane, car, bus or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Whakatane, drive  •  3h 51m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Whakatane (WHK) AKL - WHK
  2. Drive from Whakatane to Lake Waikaremoana

$264 - $519

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Bus, drive  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Auckland Domestic Airport to Hamilton - Central
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton - Central to Rotorua
  3. Take the bus from Rotorua I-Site - Fenton Street to Murupara 15 / ...
  4. Drive from Murupara to Lake Waikaremoana

$36 - $74

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Fly to Gisborne, drive  •  3h 50m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Gisborne (GIS) AKL - GIS
  2. Drive from Gisborne to Lake Waikaremoana

$102 - $389

Fly to Taupo, drive  •  3h 59m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Taupo (TUO) AKL - TUO
  2. Drive from Taupo to Lake Waikaremoana

$108 - $297

Fly to Napier, bus, drive  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Napier (NPE) AKL - NPE
  2. Take the bus from Napier Airport to Putorino
  3. Drive from Putorino to Lake Waikaremoana

$60 - $194

Fly to Rotorua, bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Rotorua (ROT) AKL - ROT
  2. Take the bus from Rotorua I-Site - Fenton Street to Ruatahuna

$149 - $344

Night bus, bus  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the night bus from Manukau City to Rotorua Auckland - Central - Wellington - Central
  2. Take the bus from Rotorua I-Site - Fenton Street to Ruatahuna 15a

$102 - $147

Bus  •  9h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Manukau City to Rotorua Auckland - Central - Wellington - Central / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rotorua I-Site - Fenton Street to Ruatahuna 15a

$102 - $147

Drive  •  5h 27m

  1. Drive from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Lake Waikaremoana 227.7 miles

$45 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Lake Waikaremoana is to bus and drive which costs $50 - $120 and takes 8h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Lake Waikaremoana is to fly and drive which costs $150 - $600 and takes 3h 50m.

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The distance between Auckland Airport (AKL) and Lake Waikaremoana is 281 km. The road distance is 364.4 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Lake Waikaremoana without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 8h 40m and costs $150 - $230.

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It takes approximately 3h 51m to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Lake Waikaremoana, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Auckland Airport to Whakatane Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland Airport (AKL) to Lake Waikaremoana is 364 km. It takes approximately 5h 27m to drive from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Lake Waikaremoana.

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Air Chathams offers flights from Auckland Airport to Whakatane Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Lake Waikaremoana. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Lake Waikaremoana.
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  • Distance: 175.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 51m

What companies run services between Auckland Airport (AKL), New Zealand and Lake Waikaremoana, New Zealand?

You can take a bus from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Lake Waikaremoana via Manukau City, Rotorua I-Site - Fenton Street, and Ruatahuna in around 9h 16m.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to Gisborne
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Auckland to Taupo
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Auckland to Napier
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Auckland to Napier via Wellington
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Auckland to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Air Chathams
Website
airchathams.co.nz
Flights from Auckland to Whakatane
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $260
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Auckland to Napier
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Napier Airport to Putorino
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $21
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Auckland Domestic Airport to Hamilton - Central
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Hamilton - Central to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Night bus from Manukau City to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Baybus
Phone
0800 422 928
Email
baybus@corporateconnect.co.nz
Website
baybus.co.nz
Bus from Rotorua I-Site - Fenton Street to Ruatahuna
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Baybus
Bus from Rotorua I-Site - Fenton Street to Murupara
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Baybus
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
Bus from Hamilton - Central to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
GreatSights
Standard
$9 - $13
Flexi
$22 - $30
Bus from Manukau City to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
GreatSights
Standard
$17 - $26
Flexi
$40 - $60

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