Catch the InterCity bus Auckland to Tauranga. The journey takes approximately 4 hours and travels via Manukau City, Thames, Paeroa and Waihi.

Buses depart Auckland regularly from the main InterCity bus terminal at 102 Hobson St (Auckland Central), and arrive at 92 Willow Street, Tauranga.

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About Tauranga

Located at the entrance to one of the largest natural harbours in New Zealand, and nestled beside the magnificent Mount Maunganui, Tauranga is a sought-after destination for both domestic and international visitors.

The harbour hosts many cruise ship visits each summer and is popular with windsurfers, jet skiers and all those who love to spend their leisure time on the water or at the stunning surrounding beaches.

Tauranga also hosts many top-class events year round, check out the InterCity events page for more information on events in Tauranga and how InterCity can help to get you there. 

Go for a scenic walk downtown Tauranga, stopping off at lovely cafes, restaurants and stores of every kind including boutiques. The Tauranga Art Gallery and the Historic Village on 17th are two attractions that you'll enjoy visiting and learning about the history of the area. 

The Strand waterfront area has undergone a major redevelopment in the past few years and hosts a number of cafes and restaurants with a sophisticated and vibrant nightlife.

Experience the highlights of Tauranga on a guided walk. Learn about the history and heritage of the beaches, forests and the Karangehake Gorge with an informative and entertaining guide. 

For more information and ideas about what you can do in Tauranga visit:

The FlexiPass and the TravelPass bus passes provided by InterCity offer bus travel at an economical rate and allow you to manage your own bookings online. Take a look at these passes to see if they would suit your travel needs.