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There are 5 ways to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Matamata by bus, car, towncar or shuttle

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Bus via Hamilton - Central  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Auckland International Airport to Hamilton - Central Auckland - Central - Hamilton - Central
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton - Central to Matamata Hamilton - Central - Mount Maunganui / ...

$20 - $46

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Auckland Airport to Matamata

$10 - $70

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Manukau City to Matamata Auckland - Central - Rotorua

$14 - $47

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Matamata 93.3 miles

$20 - $30

Towncar  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take a town car from Auckland Airport to Matamata 93.3 miles

$240 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Matamata is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Matamata is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Matamata. However, there are services departing from Auckland International Airport and arriving at Matamata via Hamilton - Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Auckland Airport (AKL) and Matamata is 125 km. The road distance is 149.3 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Matamata without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 54 min and costs $29 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Matamata, including transfers.

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Auckland Airport (AKL) to Matamata bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, depart from Auckland International Airport station.

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Auckland Airport (AKL) to Matamata bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, arrive at Matamata station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland Airport (AKL) to Matamata is 149 km. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Matamata.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Matamata. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Matamata.
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  • Distance: 78.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

You can take a bus from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Matamata via Hamilton - Central in around 3 h 54 min.

Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland International Airport to Hamilton - Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Hamilton - Central to Matamata
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Manukau City to Matamata
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Auckland Airport to Matamata
Estimated price
$240 - $330
Shuttle from Auckland Airport to Matamata
Estimated price
$10 - $70

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