InterCity® operates daily buses Auckland Airport to Taupo with fares starting from $1 (+booking fee). Your journey will take approximately 5 hours to reach your destination on a direct service.

Catch the bus to Taupo from bus stop 2008 (Stop C) outside the International Terminal and arrive approximately 5 hours later outside the Taupo i-SITE, 30 Tongariro Street, Taupo.

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About Taupo

Taupo is a town on the shore of Lake Taupo, located in the centre of the North Island. Taupo lies in the southern Waikato Region.

Lake Taupo is the largest lake in New Zealand; the town is located in the northeast park of the lake where it discharges to the Waikato River. The river flows over one of New Zealand’s most spectacular waterfalls, Huka Falls. Taupo is located just a short distance south from Huka Falls.

Various annual events such as Ironman New Zealand, the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge and North Island cross country championships are hosted by the town.

For additional information on Lake Taupo and other possible activities available, visit the Great Lake Taupo official site: