There are 4 ways to get from Wellington to Taihape by bus, train, car, plane or night bus

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Bus  •  4 h 9 min

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

$14 - $35

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Train, bus  •  5 h 9 min

  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  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Wellington to Taihape 145 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, night bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Wellington (WLG) to Palmerston (PMR) WLG - PMR
  2. Take the night bus from Palmerston North to Taihape

$87 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Wellington to Taihape is to bus which costs $21 - $55 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wellington - Central and arriving at Taihape. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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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 4 h 9 min and costs $21 - $55.

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The bus from Wellington - Central to Taihape takes 4 h 9 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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The quickest flight from Wellington Airport to Palmerston Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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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 2 h 50 min to drive from Wellington to Taihape.

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Map of how to get from Wellington to Taihape.
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  • Distance: 124.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

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

InterCity Coachlines operates a bus from Wellington to Taihape twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 9 min.

Airlines
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Wellington to Palmerston
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
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
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metlink.org.nz
Bus operators
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Wellington - Central to Taihape
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Waikanae to Taihape
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Night bus from Palmerston North to Taihape
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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Air New Zealand offers flights from Wellington Airport to Palmerston Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Wellington to Wellington Airport is to line 91 bus which takes 19 min and costs $2.

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