There are 4 ways to get from Taumarunui to Whakapapa by bus, taxi or car

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Bus, taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take the bus from Taumarunui to Raurimu Auckland - Central - Palmerston North
  2. Take a taxi from Raurimu to Whakapapa

$48 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi via National Park  •  41 min

  1. Take the bus from Taumarunui to National Park Auckland - Central - Palmerston North
  2. Take a taxi from National Park to Whakapapa

$39 - $59

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Taumarunui to Whakapapa 35.9 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Taumarunui to Whakapapa 35.9 miles

$7 - $12

Questions & Answers

The distance between Taumarunui and Whakapapa is 43 km. The road distance is 57.4 km.

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The best way to get from Taumarunui to Whakapapa without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 33 min to get from Taumarunui to Whakapapa, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taumarunui to Whakapapa is 57 km. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Taumarunui to Whakapapa.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Whakapapa. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Taumarunui to Whakapapa.
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  • Distance: 26.6 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

What companies run services between Taumarunui, New Zealand and Whakapapa, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand?

There is no direct connection from Taumarunui to Whakapapa. However, you can take the bus to Raurimu then take the taxi to Whakapapa. Alternatively, you can take the bus to National Park then take the taxi to Whakapapa.

Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Taumarunui to Raurimu
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Taumarunui to National Park
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Other operators
Taxi from Raurimu to Whakapapa
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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