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There are 3 ways to get from Auckland to Matamata by bus or car

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Bus  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Matamata Auckland - Central - Rotorua / ...

$13 - $35

2 alternative options

Bus via Hamilton - Central  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Hamilton - Central Auckland - Central - Wellington - Central / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton - Central to Matamata Hamilton - Central - Mount Maunganui / ...

$20 - $47

Drive  •  1h 52m

  1. Drive from Auckland to Matamata 100.1 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Matamata is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 1h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Matamata is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 1h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Auckland - Central and arriving at Matamata. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 24m.

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The distance between Auckland and Matamata is 139 km. The road distance is 160.2 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Matamata without a car is to bus which takes 3h 24m and costs $19 - $50.

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The bus from Auckland - Central to Matamata takes 3h 24m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland to Matamata is 160 km. It takes approximately 1h 52m to drive from Auckland to Matamata.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Matamata. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Auckland to Matamata.
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  • Distance: 87 miles
  • Duration: 3h 24m

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

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Auckland to Matamata once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $35 and the journey takes 3h 24m.

Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Matamata
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
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 Hamilton - Central to Matamata
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $21
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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