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

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Train, bus, drive  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the train from Auckland Strand to Hamilton
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton - Central to Tokoroa
  3. Take the bus from Tokoroa to Te Haroto
  4. Drive from Te Haroto to Wairoa

$98 - $147

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Bus  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Bayview Auckland - Central - Hastings
  2. Take the bus from Bayview to Wairoa Wellington - Central - Gisborne

$29 - $72

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Drive  •  5h 47m

  1. Drive from Auckland to Wairoa 316.5 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Napier, bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Napier (NPE) AKL - NPE
  2. Take the bus from Napier Airport to Wairoa

$52 - $187

Fly to Gisborne, bus  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Gisborne (GIS) AKL - GIS
  2. Take the bus from Makaraka to Wairoa

$102 - $396

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The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Wairoa is to bus which costs $40 - $110 and takes 9h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Wairoa is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 5h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Auckland to Wairoa. However, there are services departing from Auckland - Central and arriving at Wairoa via Bayview. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 50m.

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The distance between Auckland and Wairoa is 337 km. The road distance is 506.4 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Wairoa without a car is to bus which takes 9h 50m and costs $40 - $110.

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It takes approximately 9h 28m to get from Auckland to Wairoa, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Auckland Airport to Napier Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Auckland to Wairoa bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, arrive at Wairoa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland to Wairoa is 506 km. It takes approximately 5h 47m to drive from Auckland to Wairoa.

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  • Distance: 210.9 miles
  • Duration: 9h 28m

What companies run services between Auckland, New Zealand and Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand?

You can take a bus from Auckland to Wairoa via Bayview in around 9h 50m.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to Napier
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Auckland to Napier via Wellington
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Auckland to Gisborne
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Auckland to Napier
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Train operators
KiwiRail Northern Explorer
Phone
0800 808 400
Website
kiwirail.co.nz
Train from Auckland Strand to Hamilton
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
greatjourneysofnz.co.nz
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Hamilton - Central to Tokoroa
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Tokoroa to Te Haroto
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $28
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Bayview
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $50
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Bayview to Wairoa
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Napier Airport to Wairoa
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Makaraka to Wairoa
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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Jetstar and Air New Zealand offer flights from Auckland Airport to Napier Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Wairoa. 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 44m and costs $18.

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