There are 6 ways to get from Auckland to Poor Knights Islands by bus, shuttle 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, travel  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Auckland to Ruakaka N3
  2. Travel from Ruakaka to Poor Knights Islands

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Auckland to Whangarei Centre N3
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Whangarei to Matapouri

$36 - $44

4 alternative options

Bus, travel via Whangarei Centre  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Auckland to Whangarei Centre N3
  2. Travel from Whangarei Centre to Poor Knights Islands

Bus InterCity Coachlines, travel  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Hikurangi Auckland - Central - Kerikeri
  2. Travel from Hikurangi to Poor Knights Islands

Fly to Whangarei, travel  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Whangarei (WRE) AKL - WRE
  2. Travel from Whangarei to Poor Knights Islands

Fly to Kerikeri, travel  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Kerikeri (KKE) AKL - KKE
  2. Travel from Kerikeri to Poor Knights Islands

What companies run services between Auckland, New Zealand and Poor Knights Islands, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Auckland to Poor Knights Islands. However, you can take the bus to Ruakaka then take the travel to Poor Knights Islands. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Whangarei Centre then take the travel to Poor Knights Islands.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to Whangarei
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Auckland to Kerikeri
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Bus operators
ManaBus.com
Website
manabus.com
Bus from Auckland to Ruakaka
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
manabus.com
Bus from Auckland to Whangarei Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
manabus.com
InterCity Coachlines
Whangarei Coastal Commuter
Phone
+64 21 901 408
Website
coastalcommuter.co.nz
Shuttle from Whangarei to Matapouri
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Schedules at
coastalcommuter.co.nz
Book at
coastalcommuter.co.nz

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Auckland to Poor Knights Islands?

The distance between Auckland and Poor Knights Islands is 153 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Auckland to Poor Knights Islands?

The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Poor Knights Islands is to bus and shuttle which costs $50 - $65 and takes 5 h 3 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Auckland to Poor Knights Islands?

The quickest way to get from Auckland to Poor Knights Islands is to bus and shuttle which takes 5 h 3 min and costs $50 - $65.

How long does it take to get from Auckland to Poor Knights Islands?

It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Auckland to Poor Knights Islands, including transfers.