There are 2 ways to get from Taupo to Matamata by bus or car

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Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Taupo to Rotorua Taupo - Rotorua Airport / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rotorua to Matamata Rotorua - Rotorua

$19 - $45

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Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Taupo to Matamata 73.6 miles

$15 - $23

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No, there is no direct bus from Taupo to Matamata. However, there are services departing from Taupo and arriving at Matamata via Rotorua. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Taupo and Matamata is 101 km. The road distance is 117.8 km.

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The best way to get from Taupo to Matamata without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Taupo to Matamata, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Taupo to Matamata is 118 km. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Taupo to Matamata.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Matamata. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Taupo to Matamata.
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  • Distance: 63 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Taupo to Matamata via Rotorua in around 5 h 35 min.

Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Taupo to Rotorua
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Rotorua to Matamata
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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