There are 3 ways to get from Rotorua to Tongariro National Park by bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotorua to Mission Bay Tauranga - Wellington Airport
  2. Take a taxi from Mission Bay to Tongariro National Park

$141 - $186

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotorua to Turangi N1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turangi to Whakapapa N7

$40 - $65

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Rotorua to Tongariro National Park 115 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Rotorua to Tongariro National Park is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rotorua to Tongariro National Park is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Rotorua and Tongariro National Park is 136 km. The road distance is 184 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Rotorua to Tongariro National Park, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from Rotorua to Tongariro National Park via Turangi and Whakapapa in around 4 h 23 min.

Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Rotorua to Mission Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Rotorua to Turangi
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
ManaBus.com
Website
manabus.com
Bus from Rotorua to Turangi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
manabus.com
Bus from Turangi to Whakapapa
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
manabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mission Bay to Tongariro National Park
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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