Auckland to Otorohanga

Auckland to Otorohanga

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3h 30m
Auckland Central
Waitomo Township, Waikato
3h 30m Express
2h 40m
Auckland Central
Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Waikato
2h 40m Express
Auckland Central
Otorohanga, Waikato
3h Standard
3h 25m
Auckland Central
Otorohanga, Waikato
3h 25m Standard
Auckland Central
Otorohanga, Waikato
3h Standard

Transport types between Auckland and Otorohanga

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  • Taxis are not avaliable
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Auckland to Otorohanga Schedule

Auckland to Otorohanga Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
InterCity Group Express 07:30 - 11:00$ 79.34
InterCity Group Standard 08:45 - 12:10$ 36.01
InterCity Group Standard 14:00 - 17:00$ 32.01

Popular Routes in New Zealand

How to get from Auckland to Otorohanga

When you want to get from Auckland to Otorohanga, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Bus
  • Taxi

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Taxi. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 86.11. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 10.01.

How far is Auckland from Otorohanga?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Auckland to Otorohanga. Your trip will be a total of 113 miles (181 km). The flying distance is 98 miles (157 km).

How long does it take to get from Auckland to Otorohanga?

The travel time from Auckland to Otorohanga can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 4 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Auckland to Otorohanga?

The cost of the trip from Auckland to Otorohanga varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is InterCity Group: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 10.01 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as USD 86.11.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Auckland to Otorohanga:

  • Bus tickets - USD 10.21 to USD 79.10;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from USD 41.46 to USD 86.11.

How many trips per day are there between Auckland and Otorohanga?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Buses start plying the route from 07:30 - you can also take a bus as late as 19:30. There are 75 available bus trips every day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Auckland to Waikato any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Taking a bus from Auckland to Waikato is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Auckland to Waikato. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as USD 41.46.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

The most popular transport from Auckland to Otorohanga

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Auckland to Otorohanga? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.