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There are 6 ways to get from Hamilton to Hāwera by train, car, bus or plane

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Train, drive

  1. Take the train from Hamilton to Ohakune
  2. Drive from Ohakune to Hāwera

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton - Central to New Plymouth
  2. Take the bus from New Plymouth to Hawera

Drive

  1. Drive from Hamilton to Hāwera

Bus, fly to Wanganui, drive

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton - Central to Auckland International Airport
  2. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Wanganui (WAG)
  3. Drive from Wanganui to Hāwera

Bus, fly to New Plymouth

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton - Central to Auckland International Airport
  2. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to New Plymouth (NPL)
  3. Take the bus from New Plymouth Boys High STUDENTS ONLY to Hawera

Bus, fly to Palmerston

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton - Central to Auckland International Airport
  2. Fly from Auckland (AKL) to Palmerston (PMR)
  3. Take the bus from Palmerston North to Hawera

Hamilton to Hāwera by bus

5 Weekly Buses
6h 39m Average Duration
$55 Cheapest Price
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Hamilton → Hāwera
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hāwera is 0800 358 5453.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hāwera is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Hāwera is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 13 Jan 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Hamilton to Hāwera is to bus which costs $55 - $85 and takes 6h 39m.

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The fastest way to get from Hamilton to Hāwera is to drive. Taking this option will cost $55 - $90 and takes 3h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamilton to Hāwera. However, there are services departing from Hamilton - Central and arriving at Hawera via New Plymouth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 39m.

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The distance between Hamilton and Hāwera is 219 km. The road distance is 295.1 km.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Hāwera without a car is to bus which takes 6h 39m and costs $55 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5h 56m to get from Hamilton to Hāwera, including transfers.

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Hamilton to Hāwera bus services, operated by InterCity, depart from Hamilton - Central station.

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

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Hamilton to Hāwera bus services, operated by InterCity, arrive at Hawera station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamilton to Hāwera is 295 km. It takes approximately 3h 35m to drive from Hamilton to Hāwera.

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  • Distance: 218.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 56m

What companies run services between Hamilton, New Zealand and Hāwera, Taranaki, New Zealand?

You can take a bus from Hamilton to Hāwera via New Plymouth in around 6h 39m.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Auckland to New Plymouth
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Auckland to Palmerston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $460
Air Chathams
Website
airchathams.co.nz
Flights from Auckland to Wanganui
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Train operators
KiwiRail
Phone
0800 808 400
Website
kiwirail.co.nz
Train from Hamilton to Ohakune
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
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Bus operators
InterCity
Phone
+64 9 583 5780
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Hamilton - Central to New Plymouth
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from New Plymouth to Hawera
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Hamilton - Central to Auckland International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from New Plymouth Boys High STUDENTS ONLY to Hawera
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Palmerston North to Hawera
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
InterCity
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InterCity

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Air Chathams offers flights from Auckland Airport to Wanganui Airport.

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