There are 4 ways to get from Rotorua to Coromandel by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotorua to Tauranga Tc
  2. Take the bus from Tauranga to Thames
  3. Take the bus from Thames to Tidewater Tourist Park YHA

$25 - $70

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Rotorua to Coromandel 135.3 miles

$29 - $45

Bus, fly  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotorua to Bayfair
  2. Take the plane from Tauranga Airport to Whitianga Airport

$205 - $248

Shuttle  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Rotorua to Coromandel

$45 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Rotorua to Coromandel is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotorua to Coromandel is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotorua to Coromandel. However, there are services departing from Rotorua and arriving at Tidewater Tourist Park YHA via Tauranga and Thames. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Rotorua and Coromandel is 167 km. The road distance is 216.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rotorua to Coromandel without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 9 min and costs $35 - $110.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Rotorua to Coromandel, including transfers.

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Rotorua to Coromandel bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, depart from Rotorua station.

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Rotorua to Coromandel bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, arrive at Tidewater Tourist Park YHA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotorua to Coromandel is 216 km. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Rotorua to Coromandel.

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There are 135+ hotels available in Coromandel. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 104.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between Rotorua, New Zealand and Coromandel, New Zealand?

You can take a bus from Rotorua to Coromandel via Tauranga and Thames in around 6 h 9 min.

Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Rotorua to Tauranga
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Tauranga to Thames
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Thames to Tidewater Tourist Park YHA
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Rotorua to Bayfair
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Baybus
Phone
0800 422 928
Email
baybus@corporateconnect.co.nz
Website
baybus.co.nz
Bus from Rotorua CBD to Tauranga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
baybus.co.nz
Coromandel Adventures
Phone
+64 7 866 7014
Email
info@coromandeladventures.co.nz
Website
coromandeladventures.co.nz
Shuttle from Rotorua to Coromandel
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
coromandeladventures.co.nz
Other operators
Sunair
Phone
0800 786 247
Email
info@sunair.co.nz
Plane from Tauranga Airport to Whitianga Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$94
Schedules at
sunair.co.nz

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