There are 6 ways to get from Hamilton to Auckland Airport (AKL) by bus, train, car, towncar or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus InterCity Coachlines  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton - Central to Auckland International Airport Auckland - Central - Hamilton - Central

$11 - $26

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Hamilton to Auckland Airport

$11 - $75

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Hamilton to Papakura
  2. Take the train from Papakura Train Station to Puhinui Train Station Sth
  3. Take the bus from Bay 8 Manukau Bus Station to Stop D Domestic Terminal 380

$58 - $85

Bus ManaBus.com  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton to Auckland N1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Customs St East opp Fort Lane to Stop B International Terminal Sky

$28 - $34

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Hamilton to Auckland Airport (AKL) 70.2 miles

$15 - $22

Towncar  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take a town car from Hamilton to Auckland Airport 70.2 miles

$200 - $280

What companies run services between Hamilton, New Zealand and Auckland Airport (AKL), New Zealand?

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Hamilton to Auckland Airport (AKL) 4 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $26 and the journey takes 1 h 49 min.

Train operators
KiwiRail Northern Explorer
Website
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
Train from Hamilton to Papakura
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
AT Metro
Website
aucklandtransport.govt.nz
Train from Papakura Train Station to Puhinui Train Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
aucklandtransport.govt.nz
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Hamilton - Central to Auckland International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Manukau City to Auckland Domestic Airport
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Go Bus
Website
gobus.co.nz
Bus from Bay 8 Manukau Bus Station to Stop D Domestic Terminal
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
gobus.co.nz
ManaBus.com
Website
manabus.com
Bus from Hamilton to Auckland
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
manabus.com
SkyBus
Phone
+64 800 759 287
Email
info@skybus.co.nz
Website
skybus.co.nz
Bus from Customs St East opp Fort Lane to Stop B International Terminal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
skybus.co.nz
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Hamilton to Auckland Airport
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Shuttle from Hamilton to Auckland Airport
Estimated price
$11 - $75

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hamilton and Auckland Airport (AKL) is 97 km. The road distance is 112 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hamilton to Auckland Airport (AKL) is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 1 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Hamilton to Auckland Airport (AKL) is to drive which takes 1 h 26 min and costs $21 - $35.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamilton - Central and arriving at Auckland International Airport. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

The bus from Hamilton - Central to Auckland International Airport takes 1 h 49 min including transfers and departs four times a day.