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Buses To and From Tauranga

Here you will find information for a Bus to Tauranga, or Bus from Tauranga. Whether you are travelling from Auckland, or simply across the region to Rotorua or Whaktane you’ll find the bus information you need here.

Bus from Auckland to Tauranga

Planning to travel some distance, such as a bus from Auckland to Tauranga, a Tauranga to Auckland bus or even Wellington? There are several national coach companies that you can choose from. The most popular is InterCity Coachlines.

InterCity Coachlines

Intercity is NZ’s largest bus and coach network. Operating nationwide, you can catch an InterCity bus from any of their depots, then you are in the network and can transfer to any city easily. They offer frequent services to and from all major New Zealand towns, across 700 regional bus stops. For buses to Tauranga you may use the widget below to find fare prices and times. This widget is also useful for finding fares for buses from Rotorua to Tauranga.

Regional Bus Services

Tauranga is fortunate to have good regional bus services between major local towns such as Rotorua and Whakatane. Roturua is a main tourist hub so its quite easy to get a bus service to Tauranga from there.

Scheduled services run between Tauranga and local towns: Whakatane, Rotorua, Te Puke, Opotiki, Katikati, Kawerau and Murupara. For travel within the Bay of Plenty Region you can find out more information on regional services by visiting the BayBus website. Local Buses around Tauranga are called the Bay Hopper, also run by BayBus.

Tauranga Bus Terminal

Tauranga dosen’t have a major bus depot as such, but most transport services like buses, taxis, shuttles use Willow St as their pick up point. This is conveniently located outside the Tauranga I-Site informtion centre.

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