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There are 7 ways to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waipukurau by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Auckland to Napier, bus  •  3h 59m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Napier (NPE) AKL - NPE
  2. Take the bus from Napier Airport to Waipukurau

$44 - $169

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Bus  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Manukau City to Hastings Auckland - Central - Hastings
  2. Take the bus from Hastings to Waipukurau Wellington - Central - Gisborne / ...

$38 - $81

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Fly Auckland to Palmerston, bus  •  4h 31m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Palmerston (PMR) AKL - PMR
  2. Take the bus from Palmerston North to Waipukurau

$53 - $158

Fly Auckland Airport to Claris Airport, fly to Hamilton, fly to Palmerston, bus  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the plane from Auckland Airport to Claris Airport
  2. Take the plane from Claris Airport to Hamilton Airport
  3. Fly from Hamilton (HLZ) to Palmerston (PMR) HLZ - PMR
  4. Take the bus from Palmerston North to Waipukurau

$269 - $548

Bus via Rotorua  •  11h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Manukau City to Rotorua Auckland - Central - Wellington - Central / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rotorua to Waipukurau Palmerston North - Tauranga

$39 - $86

Train, bus  •  13h 3m

  1. Take the train from Papakura to Palmerston North Northern Explorer
  2. Take the bus from Palmerston North to Waipukurau Wellington - Central - Gisborne / ...

$141 - $200

Drive  •  5h 21m

  1. Drive from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waipukurau 291.5 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waipukurau is to bus which costs $55 - $130 and takes 11h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waipukurau is to fly and bus which costs $65 - $260 and takes 3h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waipukurau. However, there are services departing from Stop A International Terminal and arriving at Waipukurau via Manukau City and Hastings. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 14m.

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The distance between Auckland Airport (AKL) and Waipukurau is 366 km. The road distance is 466.4 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waipukurau without a car is to bus which takes 10h 14m and costs $55 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waipukurau, including transfers.

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Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waipukurau bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, depart from Manukau City station.

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The quickest flight from Auckland Airport to Napier Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waipukurau is 466 km. It takes approximately 5h 21m to drive from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waipukurau.

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Map of how to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waipukurau.
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  • Distance: 228.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 59m

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

You can take a bus from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waipukurau via Manukau City and Hastings in around 10h 14m.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
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 Palmerston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Auckland to Palmerston via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Hamilton to Palmerston
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Auckland to Napier
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Auckland to Palmerston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Train operators
KiwiRail Northern Explorer
Phone
0800 808 400
Website
kiwirail.co.nz
Train from Papakura to Palmerston North
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
greatjourneysofnz.co.nz
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Napier Airport to Waipukurau
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Palmerston North to Waipukurau
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Manukau City to Hastings
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Hastings to Waipukurau
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Manukau City to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Rotorua to Waipukurau
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
InterCity Coachlines
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
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
Other operators
Barrier Air
Website
barrierair.kiwi
Plane from Auckland Airport to Claris Airport
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
barrierair.kiwi
Fly My Sky
Website
flymysky.co.nz
Plane from Auckland Airport to Claris Airport
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
flymysky.co.nz
Sunair
Phone
0800 786 247
Email
info@sunair.co.nz
Website
sunair.co.nz
Plane from Claris Airport to Hamilton Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$131
Schedules at
sunair.co.nz

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Jetstar and Air New Zealand offer flights from Auckland Airport to Napier Airport.

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