Getting Here


New Plymouth airport is located on Airport Drive, Bell Block approximately 12 kilometres (15 minutes) from the centre of New Plymouth.

It is well serviced with daily flights provided by two companies to and from all main New Zealand centres.

Air New Zealand provides regular flights between New Plymouth and other centres.


There are three main companies that offer regular bus and coach services between new Plymouth and a number of centres in the North Island:

Within the New Plymouth district and across Taranaki there is a regular schedule of buses servicing most areas.

View the timetable online, phone 0800 87 22 87 or visit the main bus station on Ariki Street for more information.


Situated on the West Coast, Taranaki lies a 4-5 hour drive between Auckland and Wellington. But the journey needn't be a tedious on!

Turn it into a great Kiwi Road Trip: