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There are 3 ways to get from Taupō to Murupara by bus, taxi or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Taupo to Turangi
  2. Take the bus from Turangi to Rotorua
  3. Take the bus from Rotorua CBD - Arawa Street to Murupara

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Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Taupo to Golden Springs
  2. Take a taxi from Golden Springs to Murupara

Drive

  1. Drive from Taupō to Murupara

Taupō to Murupara by bus

The bus journey time between Taupō and Murupara is around 5h 54m and covers a distance of around 246 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h. Operated by InterCity and Baybus, the Taupō to Murupara bus service departs from Taupo and arrives in Murupara. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

5 Weekly Buses
5h 54m Average Duration
$51 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Taupō to Murupara is to drive, which costs $25 - $40 and takes 1h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Taupō to Murupara is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 1h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taupō to Murupara. However, there are services departing from Taupo and arriving at Murupara via Turangi and Rotorua CBD - Arawa Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 54m.

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The distance between Taupō and Murupara is 60 km. The road distance is 93.1 km.

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The best way to get from Taupō to Murupara without a car is to bus which takes 5h 54m and costs $50 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5h 54m to get from Taupō to Murupara, including transfers.

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Taupō to Murupara bus services, operated by InterCity, depart from Taupo station.

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Taupō to Murupara bus services, operated by Baybus, arrive at Murupara station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taupō to Murupara is 93 km. It takes approximately 1h 13m to drive from Taupō to Murupara.

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  • Distance: 59.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 54m

What companies run services between Taupō, New Zealand and Murupara, New Zealand?

You can take a bus from Taupō to Murupara via Turangi, Rotorua, and Rotorua CBD - Arawa Street in around 5h 54m.

Bus operators
InterCity
Phone
+64 9 583 5780
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Taupo to Turangi
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Turangi to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Bus from Taupo to Golden Springs
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
InterCity
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InterCity
Baybus
Phone
0800 422 928
Email
baybus@corporateconnect.co.nz
Website
baybus.co.nz
Bus from Rotorua CBD - Arawa Street to Murupara
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Baybus
Other operators
Taxi from Golden Springs to Murupara
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220

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