There are 3 ways to get from Hamilton to Tongariro National Park by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Hamilton to National Park Northern Explorer

$106 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton - Central to National Park Auckland - Central - Palmerston North

$54 - $88

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Hamilton to Tongariro National Park 141.5 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The distance between Hamilton and Tongariro National Park is 165 km. The road distance is 226.4 km.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Tongariro National Park without a car is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Hamilton to Tongariro National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Tongariro National Park is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 59 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamilton to Tongariro National Park is 226 km. It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to drive from Hamilton to Tongariro National Park.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Tongariro National Park. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hamilton to Tongariro National Park.
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  • Distance: 103.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

What companies run services between Hamilton, New Zealand and Tongariro National Park, New Zealand?

KiwiRail Northern Explorer operates a train from Hamilton to Tongariro National Park once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $75 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Hamilton to Tongariro National Park once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 39 min.

Train operators
KiwiRail Northern Explorer
Website
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
Train from Hamilton to National Park
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Schedules at
kiwirailscenic.co.nz
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Hamilton - Central to National Park
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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