Catch a cheap InterCity bus Wellington to Palmerston North. Multiple daily services depart Wellington from the Wellington Railway Station, Platform 10 and take approximately 2 hours 15 minutes to reach Palmerston North, stopping at the InterCity bus stop next to the isite in The Square.

InterCity buses to Palmerston North also depart from alternative Wellington bus stops at the Interislander ferry terminal, Aotea Quay and Wellington Airport.

Use the fare finder opposite to search for bus fares Wellington to Palmerston North with New Zealand's most popular national bus network.

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About Palmerston North

The youthful city of Palmerston North is home to Massey University, with much of the city's population made up of tertiary students. 

‘Palmy’ as it is affectionately known, is the main city in the Manawatu-Wanganui Region of New Zealand and is just a 2 hour drive north of the nation’s capital, Wellington.

The Square in the main centre functions as a social hub and public park, surrounded by boutique shops and cafes and the Te Manawa cultural museum. The New Zealand Rugby Museum can also be found in Palmerston North. It is the first museum dedicated to the country’s national sport, showcasing its history, rugby legends and revealing how it has shaped New Zealand.

Further afield, go hiking in the Tararua Ranges or through the Manawatu Gorge, or visit historic Feilding.

Getting around Palmerston North is easy! Check out the urban Palmerston North bus timetables and routes at 

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Travel with InterCity using one of their economical bus passes. The FlexiPass or the TravelPass both offer flexible travel within a set budget. You can book and manage your travel yourself online. 

GOLD seating is also available on selected services from Wellington to Palmerston North, book a luxury leather seat today!