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There are 6 ways to get from Auckland to Ōpōtiki by plane, car, bus, train or night bus

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Fly to Whakatane  •  2h 52m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Whakatane (WHK) AKL - WHK

$326 - $521

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Bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Opotiki Auckland - Central - Gisborne

$35 - $55

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Fly to Tauranga, drive  •  3h 33m

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

$122 - $251

Train, bus  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Auckland Strand to Hamilton Northern Explorer
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton - Central to Opotiki Auckland - Central - Gisborne

$115 - $143

Night bus, bus  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the night bus from Auckland - Central to Rotorua Auckland - Central - Wellington - Central
  2. Take the bus from Rotorua to Opotiki Auckland - Central - Gisborne

$51 - $74

Drive  •  4h 1m

  1. Drive from Auckland to Ōpōtiki 340.8 km

$70 - $110

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Ōpōtiki is to bus which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Ōpōtiki is to fly which costs $320 - $550 and takes 2h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Auckland - Central and arriving at Opotiki. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 45m.

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The distance between Auckland and Ōpōtiki is 257 km. The road distance is 340.8 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Ōpōtiki without a car is to bus which takes 6h 45m and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 2h 52m to get from Auckland to Ōpōtiki, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Auckland to Ōpōtiki is to fly which takes 2h 52m and costs $320 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Auckland Airport to Whakatane Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Auckland to Ōpōtiki.
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  • Distance: 257.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 52m

What companies run services between Auckland, New Zealand and Ōpōtiki, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand?

Air Chathams flies from Auckland to Ōpōtiki 3 times a day. Alternatively, InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Auckland - Central to Opotiki once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 6h 45m.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to Tauranga
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Air Chathams
Website
airchathams.co.nz
Flights from Auckland to Whakatane
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Train operators
KiwiRail
Phone
0800 808 400
Website
kiwirail.co.nz
Train from Auckland Strand to Hamilton
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Schedules at
greatjourneysofnz.co.nz
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Opotiki
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Hamilton - Central to Opotiki
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Night bus from Auckland - Central to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Rotorua to Opotiki
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
InterCity Coachlines

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland to Ōpōtiki is 341 km. It takes approximately 4h 1m to drive from Auckland to Ōpōtiki.

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Air Chathams offers flights from Auckland Airport to Whakatane Airport.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Ōpōtiki. 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 19 min and costs $15 - $22.

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