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There are 3 ways to get from Auckland to Whangarei by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Whangarei Auckland - Central - Kerikeri

$12 - $29

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Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Auckland to Whangarei 99.2 miles

$21 - $35

Fly  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Whangarei (WRE) AKL - WRE

$72 - $293

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The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Whangarei is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland to Whangarei is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Auckland - Central and arriving at Whangarei. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between Auckland and Whangarei is 130 km. The road distance is 158.7 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Whangarei without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 49 min and costs $18 - $45.

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The bus from Auckland - Central to Whangarei takes 2 h 49 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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The best way to get from Auckland to Whangarei is to bus which takes 2 h 49 min and costs $18 - $45. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $100 - $450 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Auckland to Whangarei.
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  • Distance: 81.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

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

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Auckland to Whangarei 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $29 and the journey takes 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, Air New Zealand flies from Auckland to Whangarei 4 times a day.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
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 Whangarei
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $29
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland to Whangarei is 159 km. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Auckland to Whangarei.

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

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There are 96+ hotels available in Whangarei. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Auckland Airport is to bus which takes 44 min and costs $18.

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