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From Rotorua to Tauranga by bus

Rotorua, Tauranga
Taupo, Tauranga
1h 5m
Rotorua, Tauranga
Taupo, Tauranga
1h 5m
Rotorua, Tauranga
Taupo, Tauranga
Rotorua, Tauranga
Taupo, Tauranga
1h 50m
Rotorua, Tauranga
Taupo, Tauranga
1h 35m

From Rotorua Airport to Tauranga by bus

Rotorua Airport, Tauranga
Taupo, Tauranga
1h 30m

Rotorua to Taupo Schedule

Rotorua to Taupo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
InterCity Group Standard 08:50 – 09:55NZD 31.36
InterCity Group Standard 11:10 – 12:15NZD 42.86
InterCity Group Standard 12:30 – 14:00NZD 29.26
InterCity Group Premium 22:23 – 00:13NZD 50.18

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How to get from Rotorua to Taupo?

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

  • Bus

How far is Rotorua from Taupo?

The overland distance from Rotorua to Taupo is 51 miles (82 km).
The flying distance is 41 miles (65 km).

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

The travel time from Rotorua to Taupo takes 2 hours in media.

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

To get from Rotorua to Taupo prepare to shell out about NZD 29.26 for your ticket.

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

Buses from Tauranga to Tauranga ride 6 times a day.

Useful tips for travel from Rotorua 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 Rotorua to Taupo?

Up to now, 527 booked bus tickets from Rotorua to Taupo through our service. You can check reviews above.