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From Auckland Central to Tauranga by bus

07:30
Auckland Central
13:30
Rotorua, Tauranga
6h
08:00
Auckland Central
12:15
Rotorua, Tauranga
4h 15m
09:30
Auckland Central
13:30
Rotorua, Tauranga
4h
12:45
Auckland Central
17:10
Rotorua, Tauranga
4h 25m
15:30
Auckland Central
19:30
Rotorua, Tauranga
4h
19:00
Auckland Central
22:30
Rotorua, Tauranga
3h 30m
19:00
Auckland Central
22:30
Rotorua, Tauranga
3h 30m

From Auckland Central to Rotorua by bus

07:30
Auckland Central
13:00
Agrodome Rotorua
5h 30m

Auckland to Rotorua Schedule

Auckland to Rotorua Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
InterCity Group Express 07:30 – 13:30NZD 241.41
InterCity Group Standard 08:00 – 12:15NZD 76.29
InterCity Group Standard 12:45 – 17:10NZD 94.06
InterCity Group Express 15:30 – 19:30NZD 78.39
InterCity Group Standard 19:00 – 22:30NZD 71.06

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How to get from Auckland to Rotorua?

When you want to get from Auckland to Rotorua, your choices are limited. There is only one option we offer for this route:

  • Bus

How far is Auckland from Rotorua?

The overland distance from Auckland to Rotorua is 137 miles (220 km).
The flying distance is 132 miles (211 km).

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

The travel time from Auckland to Rotorua takes 6 hours in media.

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

To get from Auckland to Rotorua prepare to shell out about NZD 71.06 for your ticket.

How many trips per day are there from Auckland to Rotorua?

Buses from Auckland to Rotorua ride 8 times a day.

Useful tips for travel from Auckland to Rotorua

While bus is the only option we offer for this route, these simple tips and recommendations will help enhance your travel experience.

Buses

Things to remember before buying your bus ticket:

  • 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.

Do many travellers take bus from Auckland to Rotorua?

Up to now, 599 booked bus tickets from Auckland to Rotorua through our service. You can check reviews above.