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

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

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

$18 - $45

5 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  6 h 34 min

  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

$25 - $61

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Auckland to Opotiki 212.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Whakatane, bus  •  3 h 59 min

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

$278 - $555

Fly to Gisborne, bus  •  5 h 38 min

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

$109 - $419

Fly to Rotorua, bus  •  6 h 2 min

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

$85 - $278

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Opotiki is to bus which costs $27 - $70 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Opotiki is to fly and bus which costs $410 - $850 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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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 6 h 45 min.

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The distance between Auckland and Opotiki is 257 km. The road distance is 340.7 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Opotiki without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 45 min and costs $27 - $70.

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

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

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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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Map of how to get from Auckland to Opotiki.
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  • Distance: 160.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

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 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min.

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 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
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 - $45
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Night bus from Auckland - Central to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Rotorua to Opotiki
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Whakatane to Opotiki
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Gisborne to Opotiki
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $28
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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