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There are 4 ways to get from Rotorua to Matamata by bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotorua to Matamata Rotorua - Rotorua

$9 - $22

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Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rotorua to Matamata 42.5 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Rotorua to Matamata 42.5 miles

$9 - $14

Shuttle  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Rotorua to Matamata

$21 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Rotorua to Matamata is to drive which costs $13 - $21 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotorua to Matamata is to taxi which costs $220 - $270 and takes 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotorua and arriving at Matamata. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Rotorua and Matamata is 55 km. The road distance is 67.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rotorua to Matamata without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 35 min and costs $14 - $35.

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The bus from Rotorua to Matamata takes 3 h 35 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Rotorua to Matamata bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, arrive at Matamata station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotorua to Matamata is 68 km. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Rotorua to Matamata.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Matamata. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rotorua to Matamata.
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  • Distance: 34.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Rotorua to Matamata twice daily. Tickets cost $9 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Coromandel Adventures
Phone
+64 7 866 7014
Email
info@coromandeladventures.co.nz
Website
coromandeladventures.co.nz
Shuttle from Rotorua to Matamata
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
coromandeladventures.co.nz
Other operators
Taxi from Rotorua to Matamata
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Rotorua Taxis
Phone
+64 7 3481111
Website
rotoruataxis.co.nz

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