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

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Bus, taxi  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Kopu Auckland - Central - Bayfair / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Kopu to Whangamata

$120 - $164

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Shuttle  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Auckland to Hikuai

$55 - $76

3 alternative options

Train, bus, taxi  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Britomart Train Station to Manukau Train Station
  2. Take the bus from Manukau City to Kopu
  3. Take a taxi from Kopu to Whangamata

$122 - $167

Drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Auckland to Whangamata 99.4 miles

$21 - $35

Fly, drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Tauranga (TRG) AKL - TRG
  2. Drive from Tauranga to Whangamata

$99 - $291

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The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Whangamata is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Whangamata is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Auckland and Whangamata is 106 km. The road distance is 159.1 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Whangamata without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 2 h 27 min and costs $180 - $250.

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Auckland to Whangamata, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Auckland Airport to Tauranga Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland to Whangamata is 159 km. It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to drive from Auckland to Whangamata.

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

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There are 99+ hotels available in Whangamata. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Auckland Airport is to bus which takes 42 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Auckland to Whangamata.
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  • Distance: 66.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

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

There is no direct connection from Auckland to Whangamata. However, you can take the bus to Kopu then take the taxi to Whangamata. Alternatively, you can take the train to Manukau Train Station, take the walk to Manukau City, take the bus to Kopu, then take the taxi to Whangamata.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to Tauranga
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
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
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Auckland - Central to Kopu
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Manukau City to Kopu
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Go Kiwi
Phone
+64 7 866 0336
Email
info@go-kiwi.co.nz
Website
go-kiwi.co.nz
Shuttle from Auckland to Hikuai
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
go-kiwi.co.nz
Other operators
Taxi from Kopu to Whangamata
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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