New Zealand's North Island with its unique 7 geographical regions
and diverse natural beauty, from soaring mountain peaks, fiords, lakes,
rivers, native rugged bush, the majestic volcanoes of the North Island's
central plateau to the central North Island skifields of
Turoa by bus and coach from
Auckland by clicking on the destination you would like to travel too on
the left or on the route map located on the right.
Together with the bus and coach networks of
operating over 80 daily services,
you can travel from Auckland to over 300 towns, cities, skifields and major tourist
destination and attractions in the North Island.
With fares starting from NZ$1.00 - travelling on
InterCity Coachlines and Naked Bus
travel networks is an affordable way to see the North Island's unique scenic
Travel on modern buses and coaches with
InterCity Coachlines operating a fleet
of eco-friendly, air-conditioned buses and coaches with reclining seats and foot
buses do not have washroom facility but do stop regularly for comfort and
refreshments on route.
Great Sights operate premier
sightseeing touring services using a fleet of modern eco-friendly air conditioned coaches
that have reclining seats with foot and head rests, onboard
toilet/washroom facilities and onboard commentary.
Major coach and bus operators like InterCity Coachlines and Naked Bus operate frequent daily bus and coach services
in both the North and South Island, with some bus and coach services connecting with
Cook Strait ferry services
that operate between Wellington and Picton
crossing Cook Strait that separates the North and South Islands.
All long distance and regional bus and coach services do stop regularly
for comfort and refreshment breaks.
InterCity Coachlines operates the
Starlighter overnight coach services from Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua, Taupo, Palmerston North and Wellington connect at
Cook Strait ferry services
operating between the North and South Islands
crossing Cook Strait.
overnight coach service features reclining
seats with foot and head rests, individual reading lights and air conditioning
controls, onboard toilet/washroom facility and makes two
refreshment/comfort stops on route.
Coachlines Auckland to Wellington daytime and Starlighter
overnight coach services have GOLD seats - soft leather
reclining chairs on the lower deck of the double decker coaches, complete with individual USB charging ports and free WiFi. These
seats provide plenty of room to stretch your legs. The best thing is,
they don't cost a lot more than the regular fare! Simply lie back and
relax – plug in your USB, log on to the WiFi.
Combined bus and ferry travel can be made from Auckland to
Nelson with bus and ferry travel as one fare and ticket.
You can make a reservation to and from Auckland International
Airport to Auckland city and to other North Island destinations outside of the greater Auckland urban region either
from the International or domestic terminals, if travelling on south or north bound
regional and or long distance bus and coach services from
With a range of train and coach travel and fare options, you can
travel on the famous TranzAlpine train from Christchurch to Nelson Westport, Punakaiki, Hokitika,
Franz Josef, Fox Glacier, Wanaka and Queenstown.
If you want to explore and see New Zealand's scenic beauty from
there is a range of
'Book As You Go' flexi bus and ferry passes that provides
value for money travel.
You can use your 'Book As You Go' flexi bus and ferry pass, to travel
through out New Zealand on New Zealand's largest regional and national
bus, coach, scenic coach, ferry and sightseeing network, that includes
Cook Strait ferry
sailings between the North and South Islands, sightseeing tours -
like dolphin watching cruises in the Bay
of Islands and lots more.
discounted, so you will be saving money, as you travel plus it gives you total freedom to alter your plans
whenever you want.
Set your own itinerary and travel when you want, as your 'Book As
You Go' flexi bus and ferry pass is valid for 12 months so you
can stay a while then leave when you please.