Rotorua to Hamilton

Rotorua to Hamilton

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Rotorua to Hamilton Schedule

Rotorua to Hamilton Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
InterCity Group Standard 07:40 - 09:35NZD 43.89
InterCity Group Standard 13:50 - 15:20NZD 49.88
InterCity Group Standard 15:40 - 17:15NZD 43.89

Transportation from Rotorua to Hamilton

  • Buses
    $ 30.86
  • Trains are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Flights are not avaliable
  • Taxis are not avaliable
  • Vans are not avaliable

Facts about the transport from Rotorua to Hamilton

Cheapest Transport$31
Fastest Transport1h 55m
Earliest Departure7:40 早上
Latest Departure7:40 早上
Departures per day1
Distance96 kilometers
Transport CompaniesInterCity Group

How to get from Rotorua to Hamilton

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

  • Flight
  • Bus

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Bus. 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 Bus ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 30.79. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 30.79.

How far is Rotorua from Hamilton?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Rotorua to Hamilton. Your trip will be a total of 60 miles (96 km). The flying distance is 60 miles (96 km).

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

The travel time from Rotorua to Hamilton can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 2 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Rotorua to Hamilton 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 30.79 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Bus - a one-way Bus ticket can cost as much as USD 30.79.

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

  • Bus tickets - USD 30.86 to USD 30.86;
  • Plane tickets - USD 428.41 to USD 531.50;

How many trips per day are there between Rotorua and Hamilton?

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

  • Flights from Rotorua to Hamilton depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 07:40 - you can also take a bus as late as 07:40. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Rotorua to Hamilton. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is USD 428.41.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Rotorua to Hamilton

Air New Zealand


Taking a bus from Rotorua to Hamilton 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.

The most popular transport from Rotorua to Hamilton

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Rotorua to Hamilton? 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.