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There are 5 ways to get from Auckland to Poor Knights Islands by bus, shuttle or plane

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Bus, travel  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Whangarei Hamilton - Central - Whangarei / ...
  2. Travel from Whangarei to Poor Knights Islands

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Bus, shuttle  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Whangarei Hamilton - Central - Whangarei / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Whangarei to Matapouri

$30 - $49

3 alternative options

Bus, travel via Ruakaka  •  3 h 34 min

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

Fly to Whangarei, travel  •  3 h 20 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 8 min

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

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The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Poor Knights Islands is to bus and shuttle which costs $45 - $75 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Poor Knights Islands is to bus and shuttle which costs $45 - $75 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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

The best way to get from Auckland to Poor Knights Islands without a car is to bus and travel which takes 3 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Auckland to Poor Knights Islands, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Auckland Airport to Whangarei Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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

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There are nine+ hotels available in Poor Knights Islands. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Auckland to Poor Knights Islands.
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  • Distance: 95.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

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 Whangarei then take the travel to Poor Knights Islands. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Ruakaka 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
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Whangarei
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Ruakaka
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
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
$18 - $21
Schedules at
coastalcommuter.co.nz
Book at
coastalcommuter.co.nz

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