Intercity® operates daily buses from Whanganui to Palmerston North and takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Buses to Palmerston North depart from 29 Taupō Quay, outside The Tram Shed, Whanganui, and arrive next to the i-SITE in The Square, Palmerston North.

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About Palmerston North

Palmerston North is situated on the banks of the Manawatu River. One of New Zealand’s largest provincial cities, Palmerston North is a youthul city with an active student poulation.

By road, Palmerston North is only 7 hours drive from Auckland and two hours away from the capital, Wellington. During the summer, Palmerston North averages daytime temperatures of 22°C and 12°C during winter.

If you are a sports enthusiast then the Rugby Museum is a must visit location. The museum celebrates the rich history and folklore of the nation's mighty game. This is a great oppotunity for you to experience the real New Zealand by learning how its rich history in the sport has helped shape the nation.  

Located nearby is the largest wind farm in the southern hemisphere which helps to power over 30,000 homes.