Recommended Fastest
07:55
Wellington
10h 55m ride in train, First Class seat
18:50
Auckland Strand
Recommended
07:45
Wellington Central
11h 45m bus ride in Standard
19:30
Auckland Central
Recommended
07:45
Wellington Central
11h 45m bus ride in Premium
19:30
Auckland Central

From Wellington to Auckland by Trains

Recommended Fastest
07:55
Wellington
10h 55m ride in train, First Class seat
18:50
Auckland Strand

From Wellington Central to Auckland by Buses

Recommended
07:45
Wellington Central
11h 45m bus ride in Standard
19:30
Auckland Central
Recommended
07:45
Wellington Central
11h 45m bus ride in Premium
19:30
Auckland Central
09:10
Wellington Central
11h 15m bus ride in Standard
20:25
Auckland Central
19:00
Wellington Central
11h 35m bus ride in Standard
06:35
+1
Auckland Central
19:00
Wellington Central
11h 25m bus ride in Premium
06:25
+1
Auckland Central

Wellington to Auckland Schedule

Wellington to Auckland Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
InterCity Group Standard 07:45 - 19:30NZD 94.06
New Zealand Rail First Class seat 07:55 - 18:50NZD 199.01
InterCity Group Standard 09:10 - 20:25NZD 96.16
InterCity Group Standard 19:00 - 06:35NZD 85.71

Popular Routes in New Zealand

How to get from Wellington to Auckland

Travelling between Wellington and Auckland is possible by bus. AT the moment it is the only option available for this route.

How far is Wellington from Auckland?

Travelling by land the distance between Wellington and Auckland is 588 km while it is about 498 km as the crow flies.

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

Travelling by bus between Wellington and Auckland, expect to spend about 12 hours.

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

bus tickets for Wellington - Auckland route will set you back about NZD 106.60. To ensure the best price, buy tickets in advance.

How many trips per day are there between Wellington and Auckland ?

Buses from Wellington to Auckland ride 5 times a day.

Useful tips for travelling between Wellington and Auckland by bus

To get from Wellington to Auckland your choice is limited to a single transportation option but it does not mean you cannot make your trip as comfortable as possible. Check our simple hints to avoid disappointment during your travel.

Bus

Useful tips for bus travellers:

  • For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.
  • Water, snacks or a light lunch may be included into your ticket price.
  • Not all buses feature toilets on-board but scare not - they make bathroom stops en-route.
Companies operating bus routes between Wellington and Auckland

InterCity Group.

How many travellers choose to get from Wellington to Auckland by bus?

We have sold bus tickets to 502 passengers. Some of them left reviews on their trip above on
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