There are 5 ways to get from Wellington to Taihape by bus, train, car, plane or night bus

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Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Wellington City to Taihape N1 / ...

$15 - $40

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Wellington Station to Waikanae Station Kpl
  2. Take the bus from Levin to Taihape N1

$30 - $41

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Wellington to Taihape 145 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Palmerston, bus  •  4 h 32 min

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

$93 - $357

Fly to Taupo, night bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Wellington (WLG) to Taupo (TUO) WLG - TUO
  2. Take the night bus from Waitahanui to Taihape

$122 - $369

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The cheapest way to get from Wellington to Taihape is to bus which costs $21 - $55 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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

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

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The bus from Wellington City to Taihape takes 3 h 20 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wellington City and arriving at Taihape. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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

ManaBus.com operates a bus from Wellington to Taihape 3 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. InterCity Coachlines also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Sounds Air
Website
soundsair.com
Flights from Wellington to Taupo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Wellington to Palmerston
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Wellington to Taupo via Auckland
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metlink.org.nz
Bus operators
ManaBus.com
Website
manabus.com
Bus from Wellington City to Taihape
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
manabus.com
Bus from Levin to Taihape
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
manabus.com
Bus from Palmerston Nth to Taihape
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
manabus.com
InterCity Coachlines
Website
intercity.co.nz
Bus from Wellington - Central to Taihape
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz
Night bus from Waitahanui to Taihape
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $28
Schedules at
intercity.co.nz

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