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There are 7 ways to get from Auckland to Opotiki by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 45m

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

$17 - $45

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Train, bus  •  8h 11m

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

$72 - $101

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

$25 - $61

Drive  •  4h 2m

  1. Drive from Auckland to Opotiki 212.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Whakatane, bus  •  4h 19m

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

$282 - $549

Fly to Gisborne, bus  •  6h 23m

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

$103 - $400

Fly to Rotorua, bus  •  6h 35m

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

$89 - $286

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

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Opotiki is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 4h 2m.

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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 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 6h 45m and costs $27 - $70.

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The bus from Auckland - Central to Opotiki takes 6h 45m 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 45m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland to Opotiki is 341 km. It takes approximately 4h 2m to drive from Auckland to Opotiki.

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

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 $17 - $45 and the journey takes 6h 45m.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to Gisborne
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Auckland to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Air Chathams
Website
airchathams.co.nz
Flights from Auckland to Whakatane
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $260
Train operators
KiwiRail Northern Explorer
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
$55 - $65
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
$17 - $45
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Hamilton - Central to Opotiki
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Night bus from Auckland - Central to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Rotorua to Opotiki
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Whakatane to Opotiki
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Sycamore Lodge to Opotiki
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $28
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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Air Chathams offers flights from Auckland Airport to Whakatane Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Opotiki. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Auckland Airport is to bus which takes 44m and costs $18.

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