InterCity operates daily services between Wellington and Rotorua.

The journey takes approximately 6 hours, with buses departing from Platform 10 of the Wellington Railway Station and arriving in Rotorua outside Tourism Rotorua at 1167 Fenton St.

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About Rotorua

Surrounded by fertile farmland and famed for its geothermal activity and deeply ingrained Māori culture, the city of Rotorua captures the best of New Zealand all in one place.

Experience shooting geysers and boiling mud pools, be welcomed onto a traditional marae and learn about the Māori way of life, get up close to farm animals and native flora and fauna or get active at the Skyline Rotorua luge or any number of mountain biking trails.

For urban Rotorua bus services including routes and timetables, visit Rotorua Lakes Council.

GreatSights offers day tours departing from Rotorua to Waitomo Caves and the famous Hobbiton Movie Set.