National Park to Auckland Strand by bus, train

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From National Park to Auckland by train

13:15
National Park, Manawatu Wanganui
18:50
Auckland Strand
5h 35m

From National Park to Auckland by bus

13:20
National Park, Manawatu Wanganui
19:20
Auckland Central
6h

National Park to Auckland Strand Schedule

National Park to Auckland Strand Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
New Zealand Rail First Class Seat 13:15 – 18:50NZD 109.01
InterCity Group Standard 13:20 – 19:20NZD 77.34

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How to get from National Park to Auckland Strand

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

  • Bus
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Train. 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 train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about NZD 109.01. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as NZD 77.34.

How far is National Park from Auckland Strand?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from National Park to Auckland Strand. Your trip will be a total of 202 miles (325 km). The flying distance is 167 miles (268 km).

How long does it take to get from National Park to Auckland Strand?

The travel time from National Park to Auckland Strand can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 6 to 6 hours.

How much does it cost to get from National Park to Auckland Strand?

The cost of the trip from National Park to Auckland Strand 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 NZD 77.34 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a train - a one-way train ticket can cost as much as NZD 109.01.

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

  • Bus tickets - NZD 77.00 to NZD 77.00;
  • Train tickets - NZD 109.00 to NZD 109.00;

How many trips per day are there between National Park and Auckland Strand?

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 13:20 - you can also take a bus as late as 13:20. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Manawatu Wanganui to Auckland 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.

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from National Park to Auckland Strand

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from National Park to Auckland Strand? 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:

  • 1000 users enjoyed a train ride.