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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  6 h 45 min

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

$16 - $50

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 47 min

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

$77 - $111

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Auckland to Opotiki 212.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Whakatane, bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Whakatane (WHK) AKL - WHK
  2. Take the bus from Whakatane Hospital to Opotiki

$276 - $534

Fly to Rotorua, bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Rotorua (ROT) AKL - ROT
  2. Take the bus from Rotorua Airport to Opotiki

$92 - $263

Fly to Gisborne, bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Gisborne (GIS) AKL - GIS
  2. Take the bus from Makaraka to Opotiki

$107 - $393

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

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Auckland to Opotiki once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min. ManaBus.com also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
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
Air Chathams
Website
airchathams.co.nz
Flights from Auckland to Whakatane
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $260
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
$55 - $70
Schedules at
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Opotiki
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $50
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Hamilton - Central to Opotiki
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
ManaBus.com
Website
manabus.com
Bus from Auckland to Opotiki
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
manabus.com
Bus from Hamilton Central to Opotiki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
manabus.com
Bus from Rotorua Airport to Opotiki
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
manabus.com
Bus from Makaraka to Opotiki
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
manabus.com
Baybus
Phone
0800 422 928
Email
baybus@corporateconnect.co.nz
Website
baybus.co.nz
Bus from Whakatane Hospital to Opotiki
Ave. Duration
53 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 Opotiki is 257 km. The road distance is 341 km.

The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Opotiki is to bus which costs $24 - $70 and takes 6 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Auckland to Opotiki is to drive which takes 4 h 2 min and costs $65 - $100.

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 6 h 45 min.

The bus from Auckland - Central to Opotiki takes 6 h 45 min including transfers and departs once daily.