Travel from Auckland to Tongariro-National-Park

Train, bus or fly from Auckland to Tongariro National Park?

KiwiRail Northern Explorer operates a train from Auckland to Tongariro National Park once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $110 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min. Alternatively, InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Auckland to Tongariro National Park once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 14 min.

How to get from Auckland to Tongariro National Park

ModeDurationPrice
From Auckland Strand train to National Park then taxi to Tongariro National Park.5 h 35 min$217
From Auckland - Central bus to National Park then taxi to Tongariro National Park.6 h 34 min$140
From Auckland bus to Turangi, bus to Whakapapa, then taxi to Tongariro National Park.8 h 8 min$80
From Auckland drive to Tongariro National Park.4 h 14 min$78
From 490 Queen St bus to Auckland airport, fly to New Plymouth airport, then drive to Tongariro National Park.5 h 41 min$134
From 490 Queen St bus to Auckland airport, fly to Wanganui airport, taxi to Whanganui / Wanganui, bus to Ohakune, then taxi to Tongariro National Park.5 h 56 min$622
From 490 Queen St bus to Auckland airport, fly to Taupo airport, bus to Turangi, bus to Whakapapa, then taxi to Tongariro National Park.5 h 53 min$277
From 490 Queen St bus to Auckland airport, fly to Rotorua airport, bus to Taupo, shuttle to Mangatepopo, then taxi to Tongariro National Park.7 h 48 min$351

How long does it take to get from Auckland to Tongariro National Park?

It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Auckland to Tongariro National Park, including transfers.

Operators from Auckland to Tongariro National Park

OperatorPhoneWebsite
KiwiRail Northern ExplorerKiwiRail Northern Explorer
InterCity CoachlinesInterCity Coachlines
ManaBus.comManaBus.com
SkyBus+64 800 759 287SkyBus
Air New ZealandAir New Zealand
JetstarJetstar
Air ChathamsAir Chathams
Tongariro Expeditions+64 (07) 377 0435Tongariro Expeditions