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InterCity runs daily buses from Auckland to New Plymouth. Services depart from the main InterCity SkyCity Terminal at 102 Hobson Street, Auckland Central and arrive at 19 Ariki Street, New Plymouth. The journey takes approximately 6 hours 20 minutes with regular breaks along the way.
Search for a bus Auckland to New Plymouth with New Zealand's most popular national bus network. Fares start from just $1 (+ booking fee).
New Plymouth has won multiple awards as a city, and has been selected by the government as a cycling model community. With both the coast and Mount Taranaki so close nearby, people can easily enjoy water activities year-round and snow sports in the winter.
As the major city of the Taranaki Region, New Plymouth is the service centre for the region’s major industries such as farming and oil, natural gas and petrochemical exploration.
New Plymouth is the home of the TSB Bank Festival of Lights, which runs every year during December to February, transforming the park into a glowing wonderland with both daytime and night programmes and events for people of all ages. Learn more about things to do in New Plymouth here.