InterCity operates daily buses to Whangarei from locations throughout the North Island.

All buses arrive in Whangarei at The Hub Information Centre at 91 Dent Street.

Use the fare finder to search for a bus to Whangarei with New Zealand's most popular national bus network.

Approximate Bus to Whangarei Travel Times:

Bus Kaitaia to Whangarei: 3 hours

Bus Kerikeri to Whangarei: 1 hour 45 min

Bus Paihia to Whangarei: 1 hour 10min

Bus Albany to Whangarei: 2 hour 30 min

Bus Auckland to Whangarei: 3 hours 45 min

Bus Hamilton to Whangarei: 7 hours


About Whangarei

Whangarei is a modern, vibrant city, with a relaxed Northland vibe. Its sub-tropical climate makes Whangarei an attractive year round holiday destination.

Nature lovers will enjoy the abundance of natural attractions, with plenty of gardens, native forest walks, waterfalls and beaches all easily reached from the city centre. Nearby beaches include those on the Whangarei Heads, the Tutukaka Coast and further afield, within the Bay of Islands.

The Town Basin is worth a visit, where something is always happening! Located in the centre of town, you'll find a beautiful yachting marina with many cafes, restaurants, shops and works of art and craft. You'll also find Whangarei's  Art Museum and a BMX track for the young at heart. 

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It's too easy to spend a long weekend here surrounded by nature. Catch an InterCity bus to Whangarei and we can help make this a reality.

Take a look at InterCity's bus passes, the FlexiPass and the TravelPass. Both passes offer economical and flexible travel and managing your travel online couldn't be easier!