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From Auckland Central to Tauranga by bus

Auckland Central
3h 50m
Auckland Central
3h 45m
Auckland Central
Bayfair, Tauranga
4h 5m
Auckland Central
3h 45m

Auckland to Tauranga Schedule

Auckland to Tauranga Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
InterCity Group Standard 07:50 – 11:40NZD 42.86
InterCity Group Standard 12:25 – 16:10NZD 42.86
InterCity Group Standard 18:00 – 21:45NZD 47.03

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How to get from Auckland to Tauranga?

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

  • Bus

How far is Auckland from Tauranga?

The overland distance from Auckland to Tauranga is 179 miles (287 km).
The flying distance is 160 miles (257 km).

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

The travel time from Auckland to Tauranga takes 5 hours in media.

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

To get from Auckland to Tauranga prepare to shell out about NZD 42.85 for your ticket.

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

Buses from Auckland to Tauranga ride 4 times a day.

Useful tips for travel from Auckland to Tauranga

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 Tauranga?

Up to now, 505 booked bus tickets from Auckland to Tauranga through our service. You can check reviews above.