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There are 4 ways to get from Auckland to Kawhia by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Waitomo Glowworm Caves Auckland - Central - Rotorua / ...

$197 - $254

Cheapest option

Bus, line 23 bus  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Hamilton - Central Auckland - Central - Wellington - Central / ...
  2. Take the line 23 bus from Norton Rd to Sh 23 23

$111 - $153

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Auckland Strand to Otorohanga Northern Explorer

$214 - $253

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Auckland to Kawhia 129 miles

$27 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Kawhia is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 2h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Kawhia is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 2h 46m.

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The distance between Auckland and Kawhia is 135 km. The road distance is 206.4 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Kawhia without a car is to bus which takes 3h 47m and costs $290 - $390.

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It takes approximately 3h 47m to get from Auckland to Kawhia, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Kawhia is to bus which takes 3h 47m and costs $290 - $390. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $320 - $390 and takes 4h 3m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland to Kawhia is 206 km. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Auckland to Kawhia.

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

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Map of how to get from Auckland to Kawhia.
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  • Distance: 84.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 47m

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

GreatSights operates a bus from Auckland to Kawhia twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 2h 40m. Alternatively, KiwiRail Northern Explorer operates a train from Auckland to Kawhia 3 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $75 and the journey takes 3h 9m.

Train operators
KiwiRail Northern Explorer
Phone
0800 808 400
Website
kiwirail.co.nz
Train from Auckland Strand to Otorohanga
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
greatjourneysofnz.co.nz
Bus operators
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Standard
$16 - $24
Flexi
$40 - $60
Bus from Auckland - Central to Hamilton - Central
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Standard
$10 - $16
Flexi
$26 - $40
InterCity Coachlines
Busit
Phone
+64 800 205 305
Email
busit@waikatoregion.govt.nz
Website
busit.co.nz
Bus from Norton Rd to Sh 23
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
busit.co.nz

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