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There are 8 ways to get from Auckland to Foxton by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Auckland to Palmerston, bus  •  4h 30m

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

$61 - $165

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Bus  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Foxton Auckland - Central - Wellington - Central

$22 - $60

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Fly Auckland to Wellington, bus  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Wellington (WLG) AKL - WLG
  2. Take the bus from Wellington Airport to Foxton

$50 - $158

Fly Auckland to Paraparaumu, bus  •  5h 54m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Paraparaumu (PPQ) AKL - PPQ
  2. Take the bus from Paraparaumu to Foxton

$97 - $326

Bus to Hamilton, fly to Palmerston  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Hamilton - Central
  2. Fly from Hamilton (HLZ) to Palmerston (PMR) HLZ - PMR

$131 - $406

Fly Auckland to Wanganui, bus  •  6h 51m

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

$290 - $618

Train  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the train from Auckland Strand to Palmerston North Northern Explorer

$191 - $229

Drive  •  6h 5m

  1. Drive from Auckland to Foxton 332.4 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Foxton is to bus which costs $30 - $90 and takes 9h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Foxton is to fly and bus which costs $90 - $260 and takes 4h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Auckland - Central and arriving at Foxton. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 29m.

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The distance between Auckland and Foxton is 405 km. The road distance is 531.9 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Foxton without a car is to train which takes 9h 3m and costs $290 - $350.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to get from Auckland to Foxton, including transfers.

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Auckland to Foxton bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, depart from Auckland - Central station.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Foxton is to train which takes 9h 3m and costs $290 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $90 and takes 9h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Auckland Airport to Palmerston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Auckland to Foxton bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, arrive at Foxton station.

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Map of how to get from Auckland to Foxton.
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  • Distance: 253.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

What companies run services between Auckland, New Zealand and Foxton, New Zealand?

KiwiRail Northern Explorer operates a train from Auckland to Foxton 3 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $150 and the journey takes 8h 34m. Alternatively, InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Auckland to Foxton once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $60 and the journey takes 9h 29m.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
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 Auckland to Wellington
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Hamilton to Palmerston
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Air Chathams
Website
airchathams.co.nz
Flights from Auckland to Paraparaumu
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Auckland to Wanganui
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Auckland to Palmerston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Flights from Auckland to Wellington
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Train operators
KiwiRail Northern Explorer
Phone
0800 808 400
Website
kiwirail.co.nz
Train from Auckland Strand to Palmerston North
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Schedules at
greatjourneysofnz.co.nz
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Palmerston North to Foxton
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Wellington Airport to Foxton
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Paraparaumu to Foxton
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Auckland - Central to Hamilton - Central
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Whanganui / Wanganui to Palmerston North
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Auckland - Central to Foxton
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Website
InterCity Coachlines
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Hamilton - Central
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
GreatSights
Standard
$10 - $16
Flexi
$26 - $40

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland to Foxton is 532 km. It takes approximately 6h 5m to drive from Auckland to Foxton.

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

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There are 23+ hotels available in Foxton. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Auckland Airport is to bus which takes 44m and costs $18.

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