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From Auckland Airport (AKL) to Tauranga by flight

AKL Auckland Airport
TUO Taupo Airport, Tauranga
AKL Auckland Airport
TUO Taupo Airport, Tauranga

Popular Routes in New Zealand

How to get from Auckland to Taupo?

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

  • Bus

How far is Auckland from Taupo?

The overland distance from Auckland to Taupo is 161 miles (259 km).
The flying distance is 156 miles (251 km).

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

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

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

To get from Auckland to Taupo prepare to shell out about NZD 64.80 for your ticket.

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

Buses from Auckland to Tauranga ride 7 times a day.

Useful tips for travel from Auckland to Taupo

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


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 Taupo?

Up to now, 529 booked bus tickets from Auckland to Taupo through our service. You can check reviews above.