Directions from Auckland to Lake Waikaremoana

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Recommended option

Bus, drive  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Auckland to Rotorua N1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rotorua to Murupara 15
  3. Drive from Murupara to Lake Waikaremoana

$30 - $60

7 alternative options

Train, bus, drive  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Auckland Strand to Hamilton
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton to Rotorua N1 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rotorua to Murupara 15
  4. Drive from Murupara to Lake Waikaremoana

$89 - $122

Drive  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Auckland to Lake Waikaremoana 234.8 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Gisborne, drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Gisborne (GIS) AKL - GIS
  2. Drive from Gisborne to Lake Waikaremoana

$114 - $407

Fly to Whakatane, drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Whakatane (WHK) AKL - WHK
  2. Drive from Whakatane to Lake Waikaremoana

$274 - $537

Fly to Taupo, drive  •  5 h 37 min

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

$117 - $312

Fly to Napier, bus, drive  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Napier (NPE) AKL - NPE
  2. Take the bus from Napier Airport to Putorino
  3. Drive from Putorino to Lake Waikaremoana

$68 - $210

Fly to Rotorua, bus, drive  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Rotorua (ROT) AKL - ROT
  2. Take the bus from Rotorua Central Mall to Murupara
  3. Drive from Murupara to Lake Waikaremoana

$94 - $270

What companies run services between Auckland, New Zealand and Lake Waikaremoana, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Auckland to Lake Waikaremoana. However, you can take the bus to Rotorua, take the bus to Murupara, then take the drive to Lake Waikaremoana. Alternatively, you can take the train to Hamilton, take the walk to Opp 12 Rawhiti St, take the line 8 bus to Hamilton Transport Centre, take the walk to Hamilton, take the bus to Rotorua, take the bus to Murupara, then take the drive to Lake Waikaremoana.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to Gisborne
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Auckland to Gisborne via Wellington
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Auckland to Taupo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Auckland to Napier
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Auckland to Napier via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Auckland to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Air Chathams
Website
airchathams.co.nz
Flights from Auckland to Whakatane
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $260
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Auckland to Napier
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Train operators
KiwiRail Northern Explorer
Website
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
Train from Auckland Strand to Hamilton
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
Bus operators
ManaBus.com
Website
manabus.com
Bus from Auckland to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
manabus.com
Bus from Hamilton to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
manabus.com
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Hamilton - Central to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Napier Airport to Putorino
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Baybus
Phone
0800 422 928
Email
baybus@corporateconnect.co.nz
Website
baybus.co.nz
Bus from Rotorua to Murupara
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
baybus.co.nz
Bus from Rotorua Central Mall to Murupara
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
baybus.co.nz

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Auckland and Lake Waikaremoana is 295 km. The road distance is 376 km.

The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Lake Waikaremoana is to bus and drive which costs $40 - $90 and takes 7 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Auckland to Lake Waikaremoana is to fly and drive which takes 5 h 23 min and costs $160 - $600.

It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to get from Auckland to Lake Waikaremoana, including transfers.