There are 5 ways to get from Tauranga to Auckland by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Tauranga to Auckland - Central Auckland - Central - Bayfair / ...

$13 - $35

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Drive  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Tauranga to Auckland 125.5 miles

$27 - $40

Line 33 bus to Tauranga, fly  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 33 bus from Tauranga CBD to 3 Grenada St
  2. Fly from Tauranga (TRG) to Auckland (AKL) TRG - AKL

$90 - $276

Bus to Rotorua, fly  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Tauranga to Rotorua Airport
  2. Fly from Rotorua (ROT) to Auckland (AKL) ROT - AKL

$87 - $264

Bus to Whakatane, fly  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Tauranga to Whakatane Boon St
  2. Fly from Whakatane (WHK) to Auckland (AKL) WHK - AKL

$280 - $538

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tauranga and arriving at Auckland - Central. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Tauranga and Auckland is 155 km. The road distance is 200.9 km.

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The best way to get from Tauranga to Auckland without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 40 min and costs .

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The bus from Tauranga to Auckland - Central takes 3 h 40 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Tauranga to Auckland bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, depart from Tauranga station.

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The quickest flight from Tauranga Airport to Auckland Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Tauranga to Auckland bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, arrive at Auckland - Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tauranga to Auckland is 201 km. It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to drive from Tauranga to Auckland.

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Air New Zealand offers flights from Tauranga Airport to Auckland Airport.

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There are 1134+ hotels available in Auckland. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tauranga to Auckland.
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  • Distance: 97 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

What companies run services between Tauranga, New Zealand and Auckland, New Zealand?

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Tauranga to Auckland 5 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Tauranga to Auckland
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Rotorua to Auckland
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Air Chathams
Website
airchathams.co.nz
Flights from Whakatane to Auckland
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Tauranga to Auckland - Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Tauranga to Rotorua Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Baybus
Phone
0800 422 928
Email
baybus@corporateconnect.co.nz
Website
baybus.co.nz
Bus from Tauranga CBD to 3 Grenada St
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
baybus.co.nz
Bus from Tauranga to Whakatane Boon St
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
baybus.co.nz

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