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There are 2 ways to get from Tongariro National Park to Wellington by train or car

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Train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from National Park to Wellington Northern Explorer

$133 - $161

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Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Tongariro National Park to Wellington 206.4 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Tongariro National Park to Wellington is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Tongariro National Park to Wellington is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 4 h.

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The distance between Tongariro National Park and Wellington is 241 km. The road distance is 330.3 km.

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The best way to get from Tongariro National Park to Wellington without a car is to train which takes 5 h 22 min and costs $200 - $250.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Tongariro National Park to Wellington, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tongariro National Park to Wellington is 330 km. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Tongariro National Park to Wellington.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Wellington. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tongariro National Park to Wellington.
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  • Distance: 150.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

What companies run services between Tongariro National Park, New Zealand and Wellington, New Zealand?

KiwiRail Northern Explorer operates a train from Tongariro National Park to Wellington 3 times a week. Tickets cost $90 - $110 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Train operators
KiwiRail Northern Explorer
Phone
0800 808 400
Website
kiwirail.co.nz
Train from National Park to Wellington
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
greatjourneysofnz.co.nz

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