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There are 5 ways to get from Auckland to Rainbows End by bus, train, taxi, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Manukau City Auckland - Central - Gisborne / ...

$5 - $18

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Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Britomart Train Station to Manukau Train Station East

$2 - $4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Auckland to Rainbows End 13.4 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Auckland to Rainbows End 13.4 miles

$2 - $5

Shuttle  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Auckland to Manukau

$19 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Rainbows End is to train which costs $4 - $6 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Rainbows End is to taxi which costs $70 - $90 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Auckland - Central and arriving at Manukau City. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Britomart Train Station station and arriving at Manukau Train Station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Auckland and Rainbows End is 19 km. The road distance is 21.5 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Rainbows End without a car is to bus which takes 21 min and costs $7 - $28.

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The bus from Auckland - Central to Manukau City takes 15 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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Auckland to Rainbows End train services, operated by AT Metro, arrive at Britomart Train Station.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Rainbows End is to bus which takes 21 min and costs $7 - $28. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $4 - $6 and takes 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Auckland to Rainbows End.
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  • Distance: 12.1 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

What companies run services between Auckland, New Zealand and Rainbows End, New Zealand?

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Auckland to Rainbows End every 2 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $18 and the journey takes 15 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, AT Metro operates a train from Auckland to Rainbows End every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
AT Metro
Website
aucklandtransport.govt.nz
Train from Britomart Train Station to Manukau Train Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
aucklandtransport.govt.nz
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Manukau City
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Ritchies Auckland
Website
ritchies.co.nz
Bus from 280 Queen St to Stop B Davies Ave
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
ritchies.co.nz
AT HOP card
$3 - $5
Cash
$5 - $6
Go Kiwi
Phone
+64 7 866 0336
Email
info@go-kiwi.co.nz
Website
go-kiwi.co.nz
Shuttle from Auckland to Manukau
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
go-kiwi.co.nz
Other operators
Taxi from Auckland to Rainbows End
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Auckland Coop Taxis
Phone
+64 9-300 3000
Website
cooptaxi.co.nz

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Auckland to Rainbows End bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, arrive at Manukau City station.

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Auckland to Rainbows End train services, operated by AT Metro, arrive at Manukau Train Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland to Rainbows End is 21 km. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Auckland to Rainbows End.

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There are 931+ hotels available in Rainbows End. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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