InterCity runs daily buses New Plymouth to Hamilton and return. Buses leave from 19 Ariki Street, New Plymouth and arrive in Hamilton at the Hamilton Travel Centre, on the corner of Bryce & Angelsea streets.

The bus journey from New Plymouth to Hamilton takes approximately 4 hours with regular stops along the way. Bookings can be made online or with local booking agents.

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About Hamilton

Once a humble farming town, Hamilton has evolved into a stylish and cosmopolitan city. Sitting on the banks of New Zealand's longest river, the Waikato, there are activities in Hamilton to suit any age or budget.

Cultural attractions in Hamilton include the Waikato Museum and art gallery. The Hamilton Zoo is home to over 600 native and exotic animals, while the Hamilton Botanic Gardens offer a quiet spot for rest and relaxation. Choose from any number of great places to eat, or pick up a coffee and enjoy it as you walk along the river.

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