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There are 5 ways to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Taumarunui by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly to Taupo, drive  •  2h 17m

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

$97 - $279

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Bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Auckland International Airport to Hamilton - Central Hamilton - Central - Whangarei / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton - Central to Taumarunui Auckland - Central - Palmerston North

$23 - $55

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Fly to Wanganui, bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Wanganui (WAG) AKL - WAG
  2. Take the bus from Whanganui / Wanganui to Taumarunui

$276 - $556

Train, bus  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Papakura to Otorohanga Northern Explorer
  2. Take the bus from Otorohanga to Taumarunui Auckland - Central - Palmerston North

$80 - $113

Drive  •  3h 23m

  1. Drive from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Taumarunui 171.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Taumarunui is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 3h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Taumarunui is to fly and drive which costs $140 - $430 and takes 2h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Taumarunui. However, there are services departing from Auckland International Airport and arriving at Taumarunui via Hamilton - Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 25m.

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The distance between Auckland Airport (AKL) and Taumarunui is 213 km. The road distance is 274.3 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Taumarunui without a car is to bus which takes 5h 25m and costs $30 - $85.

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It takes approximately 2h 17m to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Taumarunui, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Auckland Airport to Taupo Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland Airport (AKL) to Taumarunui is 274 km. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Taumarunui.

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Map of how to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Taumarunui.
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  • Distance: 133.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 17m

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

You can take a bus from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Taumarunui via Hamilton - Central in around 5h 25m.

Airlines
Air Chathams
Website
airchathams.co.nz
Flights from Auckland to Wanganui
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to Taupo
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Train operators
KiwiRail Northern Explorer
Phone
0800 808 400
Website
kiwirail.co.nz
Train from Papakura to Otorohanga
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
greatjourneysofnz.co.nz
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Whanganui / Wanganui to Taumarunui
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Auckland International Airport to Hamilton - Central
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Hamilton - Central to Taumarunui
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Otorohanga to Taumarunui
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Website
InterCity Coachlines

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Air New Zealand offers flights from Auckland Airport to Taupo Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Taumarunui. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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