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There are 5 ways to get from Auckland to Papamoa by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h 57m

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

$15 - $51

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Drive  •  2h 38m

  1. Drive from Auckland to Papamoa 140.7 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Tauranga, bus  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Tauranga (TRG) AKL - TRG
  2. Take the bus from Farm Street - Stand A to Gravatt Road - Papamoa Plaza

$89 - $291

Fly to Whakatane, bus  •  5h 13m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Whakatane (WHK) AKL - WHK
  2. Take the bus from Boon Street - Fronting No. 32 to Gravatt Road - Papamoa Plaza

$280 - $538

Fly to Rotorua, bus  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Rotorua (ROT) AKL - ROT
  2. Take the bus from Rotorua Airport to Bayfair
  3. Take the bus from Farm Street - Stand A to Gravatt Road - Papamoa Plaza

$87 - $281

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The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Papamoa is to bus which costs $22 - $80 and takes 4h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Papamoa is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 2h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Auckland to Papamoa. However, there are services departing from Auckland - Central and arriving at Gravatt Road - Papamoa Plaza via Farm Street - Stand A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 57m.

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The distance between Auckland and Papamoa is 165 km. The road distance is 225 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Papamoa without a car is to bus which takes 4h 57m and costs $22 - $80.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Auckland to Papamoa, including transfers.

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland to Papamoa is 225 km. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Auckland to Papamoa.

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  • Distance: 102.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 57m

What companies run services between Auckland, New Zealand and Papamoa, New Zealand?

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Auckland to Papamoa once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 5m.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to Tauranga
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $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
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Bayfair
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Bayfair to Papamoa
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Bus from Rotorua Airport to Bayfair
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Website
InterCity Coachlines
Baybus
Phone
0800 422 928
Email
baybus@corporateconnect.co.nz
Website
baybus.co.nz
Bus from Farm Street - Stand A to Gravatt Road - Papamoa Plaza
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Baybus
Bus from Boon Street - Fronting No. 32 to Gravatt Road - Papamoa Plaza
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Baybus

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

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There are 216+ hotels available in Papamoa. Prices start at $78 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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