There are 4 ways to get from Auckland to Mount Maunganui by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h 1m

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

$23 - $54

3 alternative options

Bus via Farm Street - Stand A  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Bayfair Auckland - Central - Bayfair

$23 - $55

Drive  •  2h 32m

  1. Drive from Auckland to Mount Maunganui 206.9 km

$40 - $65

Fly  •  2h 28m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Tauranga (TRG) AKL - TRG

$157 - $431

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The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Mount Maunganui is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 2h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Mount Maunganui is to fly which costs $150 - $440 and takes 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Auckland to Mount Maunganui. However, there are services departing from Auckland - Central and arriving at Maunganui Road - Rata Street via Tauranga CBD - Stand A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Auckland and Mount Maunganui is 154 km. The road distance is 206.9 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Mount Maunganui without a car is to bus which takes 4h 1m and costs $23 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Auckland to Mount Maunganui, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Auckland to Mount Maunganui is to bus which takes 4h 1m and costs $23 - $55. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $150 - $440 and takes 2h 28m.

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The quickest flight from Auckland Airport to Tauranga Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Auckland to Mount Maunganui bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, arrive at Tauranga station.

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Map of how to get from Auckland to Mount Maunganui.
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  • Distance: 153.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between Auckland, New Zealand and Mount Maunganui, New Zealand?

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Auckland to Mount Maunganui 3 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $55 and the journey takes 3h 29m. Alternatively, Air New Zealand flies from Auckland to Mount Maunganui every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to Tauranga
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Tauranga
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Auckland - Central to Bayfair
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
InterCity Coachlines

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland to Mount Maunganui is 207 km. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Auckland to Mount Maunganui.

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Air New Zealand offers flights from Auckland Airport to Tauranga Airport.

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There are 263+ hotels available in Mount Maunganui. Prices start at $150 NZD per night.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Auckland Airport is to bus which takes 43 min and costs $18.

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