InterCity operates a range of daily bus services from Rotorua to Taupo and return, with fares starting from just $1 (+booking fee).

Buses to Taupo depart from Tourism Rotorua, 1167 Fenton St, and arrive in Taupo outside the i-SITE located at 30 Tongariro St. The bus journey from Rotorua to Taupo takes approximately one hour 15 minutes.

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About Taupo

New Zealand's largest lake, Lake Taupo sits in the middle of the North Island. The town of Taupo provides everything you need for a New Zealand holiday - beautiful landscapes, great accommodation and places to eat, and more things to do than you can shake a stick at!

Thrill seekers will love the adventure activities in Taupo like bungy jumping, jet boating and sky diving, those who love getting their feet wet will enjoy fishing, boating and waterskiing. Those who enjoy a relaxing holiday can soak up the atmosphere in a  thermal hot pool, there are many to choose from including an adult only retreat. 

Like adventure? You might like to add a Huka Falls jet boat tour to your bus to Taupo.

For more information about Taupo visit  the official Great Lake Taupo visitor information website

InterCity makes it easy to bus Rotorua to Taupo with multiple daily services at an affordable price. The two InterCity bus passes, the FlexiPass and the TravelPass provides travellers with flexible and affordable travel options. What's more you can use these passes to bus Rotorua to Taupo and the rest of New Zealand.