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There are 3 ways to get from Wellington to Taihape by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Wellington - Central to Taihape Auckland - Central - Wellington - Central / ...

$13 - $35

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from Wellington Station to Waikanae Station Kpl / ...
  2. Take the bus from Waikanae to Taihape Auckland - Central - Wellington - Central / ...

$20 - $41

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Wellington to Taihape 145 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Wellington to Taihape is to bus which costs $20 - $55 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Wellington to Taihape is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 2h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wellington - Central and arriving at Taihape. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 5m.

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The distance between Wellington and Taihape is 199 km. The road distance is 232 km.

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The best way to get from Wellington to Taihape without a car is to bus which takes 4h 5m and costs $20 - $55.

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The bus from Wellington - Central to Taihape takes 4h 5m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Wellington to Taihape bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, depart from Wellington - Central station.

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Wellington to Taihape bus services, operated by InterCity Coachlines, arrive at Taihape station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wellington to Taihape is 232 km. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Wellington to Taihape.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Taihape. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Wellington to Taihape.
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  • Distance: 124.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Wellington, New Zealand and Taihape, New Zealand?

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Wellington to Taihape 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 5m.

Train operators
Metlink
Phone
0800 801 700
Email
info@gw.govt.nz
Website
metlink.org.nz
Train from Wellington Station to Waikanae Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metlink.org.nz
KiwiRail Capital Connection
Phone
0800 808 400
Website
kiwirail.co.nz
Train from Wellington to Waikanae
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
greatjourneysofnz.co.nz
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Wellington - Central to Taihape
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Waikanae to Taihape
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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