There are 6 ways to get from Auckland to Waipoua Forest by bus, car, plane, shuttle or taxi

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Bus, drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Oakleigh Auckland - Central - Kerikeri
  2. Drive from Oakleigh to Waipoua Forest

$27 - $51

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Bus, drive via Towai  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Towai Auckland - Central - Kerikeri
  2. Drive from Towai to Waipoua Forest

$31 - $59

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Auckland to Waipoua Forest 143.8 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Kerikeri, drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Kerikeri (KKE) AKL - KKE
  2. Drive from Kerikeri to Waipoua Forest

$83 - $291

Fly to Whangarei, drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Whangarei (WRE) AKL - WRE
  2. Drive from Whangarei to Waipoua Forest

$74 - $312

Shuttle, taxi  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Auckland to Dargaville
  2. Take a taxi from Dargaville to Waipoua Forest

$148 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Waipoua Forest is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Waipoua Forest is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Auckland and Waipoua Forest is 172 km. The road distance is 230.1 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Waipoua Forest without a car is to shuttle and taxi which takes 3 h 53 min and costs $220 - $290.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Auckland to Waipoua Forest, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Auckland Airport to Kerikeri Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland to Waipoua Forest is 230 km. It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to drive from Auckland to Waipoua Forest.

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

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There are 14+ hotels available in Waipoua Forest. 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 24 min and costs $12 - $27.

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Map of how to get from Auckland to Waipoua Forest.
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  • Distance: 107.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Auckland, New Zealand and Waipoua Forest, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Auckland to Waipoua Forest. However, you can take the bus to Oakleigh then take the drive to Waipoua Forest. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Towai then take the drive to Waipoua Forest.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to Kerikeri
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Auckland to Whangarei
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Oakleigh
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $28
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Towai
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Te Wai Ora Coachlines
Phone
027 482 2950
Email
tewaioracoachlines@gmail.com
Website
tewaioracoachlines.com
Shuttle from Auckland to Dargaville
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
dargaville.co.nz
Other operators
Taxi from Dargaville to Waipoua Forest
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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