How to Reach Auckland - The Easiest Way to Reach Auckland


  • By Air: Flights to Auckland land at the Auckland International Airport AKA Auckland Airport. It has well connected flights to countries like Australia, Bangkok, India, Japan, England, Dubai, Singapore and USA.
  • By Train: Within New Zealand, trains connect Auckland to Wellington.
  • By Boat: With 18 cruise lines visiting Auckland, getting to the city by cruise ship couldn’t be easier.
  • By Road: Within New Zealand, motorways and expressways connect Auckland to regions in the north and south, and throughout the wider Auckland region.


  • By Bus: Britomart Transport Centre is the city’s main transport hub and is located in downtown Auckland. It has frequent interval busses running all across Auckland.
  • By Train: The city of Auckland is also well connected by rail.
  • By Car: Renting a car is possible in Auckland. You need to have a valid driving license however.
  • By Taxi: Hiring a taxi may prove costly but to explore distant places in Auckland Region, taxi is recommended.
  • By Ferry: Hop on a local ferry or water taxi to discover some of Auckland’s most beautiful spots.
  • By Cycle: Rent a bicycle and explore the city like never before!

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Modes of Transportation in Auckland

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Auckland. The most preferred mode of transport in Auckland is Car.

Average distance: 17.27 km Average time: 40.67 min

  • Car 57.14%
    Driving 41.02 min Walking 0.4 min Waiting 0.08 min Overall average time for 23.03 kms 41.5 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 13.19%
    Bus 29.33 min Walking 6.17 min Waiting 5.08 min Train 1.42 min Overall average time for 10.33 kms 42 min
  • Bike 2.2%
    Bike 27.5 min Walking 1 min Overall average time for 9.5 kms 28.5 min
  • Walking 15.38%
    Walking 30.79 min Driving 5.21 min Waiting 1.07 min Tram 1.07 min Bus 0.71 min Overall average time for 4.32 kms 38.86 min
  • Motorbike 2.2%
    Motorbike 17 min Overall average time for 10 kms 17 min
  • Train/Metro 2.2%
    Train 40 min Walking 11 min Waiting 5 min Bus 3.5 min Overall average time for 15 kms 59.5 min

How to Reach Auckland from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Waimauku to Auckland 31.03 km 31 mins
Red hill to Auckland 33.99 km 33 mins
Hamilton to Auckland 118.13 km 1 hour 58 mins
Whangarei to Auckland 134.22 km 2 hours 14 mins
Matamata to Auckland 154.8 km 2 hours 34 mins
Tirau to Auckland 166.58 km 2 hours 46 mins
Putaruru to Auckland 174.16 km 2 hours 54 mins
Rotorua to Auckland 217.87 km 3 hours 37 mins
New plymouth to Auckland 254.76 km 4 hours 14 mins
Tongariro national park to Auckland 274.17 km 4 hours 34 mins
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