There are 2 ways to get from Rotorua to Wairoa by bus or car
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The cheapest way to get from Rotorua to Wairoa is to bus which costs $60 - $95 and takes 7h 19m.
The fastest way to get from Rotorua to Wairoa is to drive which takes 3h 28m and costs $90 - $140.
No, there is no direct bus from Rotorua to Wairoa. However, there are services departing from Rotorua and arriving at Wairoa via Gisborne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 19m.
The distance between Rotorua and Wairoa is 143 km. The road distance is 307.3 km.
The best way to get from Rotorua to Wairoa without a car is to bus which takes 7h 19m and costs $60 - $95.
It takes approximately 7h 19m to get from Rotorua to Wairoa, including transfers.
Rotorua to Wairoa bus services, operated by InterCity, depart from Rotorua station.
Rotorua to Wairoa bus services, operated by InterCity, arrive at Wairoa station.
Yes, the driving distance between Rotorua to Wairoa is 307 km. It takes approximately 3h 28m to drive from Rotorua to Wairoa.
There are two+ hotels available in Wairoa. Prices start at $175 NZD per night.
What companies run services between Rotorua, New Zealand and Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand?
You can take a bus from Rotorua to Wairoa via Gisborne in around 7h 19m.
Bus from Rotorua to Gisborne
Bus from Gisborne to Wairoa
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