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

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Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Taumarunui Auckland - Central - Palmerston North

$16 - $45

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Auckland Strand to Otorohanga Northern Explorer
  2. Take the bus from Otorohanga to Taumarunui Auckland - Central - Palmerston North

$77 - $101

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Auckland to Taumarunui 178.1 miles

$35 - $60

Fly to Taupo, drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Taupo (TUO) AKL - TUO
  2. Drive from Taupo to Taumarunui

$106 - $294

Fly to Wanganui, bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Wanganui (WAG) AKL - WAG
  2. Take the bus from Whanganui / Wanganui to Taumarunui

$285 - $611

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Taumarunui is to bus which costs $24 - $60 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Taumarunui is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Auckland and Taumarunui is 230 km. The road distance is 284.9 km.

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The bus from Auckland - Central to Taumarunui takes 5 h 10 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Auckland - Central and arriving at Taumarunui. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Auckland to Taumarunui once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $45 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
Air Chathams
Website
airchathams.co.nz
Flights from Auckland to Wanganui
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to Taupo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Train operators
KiwiRail Northern Explorer
Website
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
Train from Auckland Strand to Otorohanga
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Schedules at
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Taumarunui
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Otorohanga to Taumarunui
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Whanganui / Wanganui to Taumarunui
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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