Getting There & Away

InterCity has direct bus services from Taupo and Auckland and passes through on services between Palmerston North and Auckland and Wellington and Auckland, stopping on Clyde St near the i-SITE. The Northern Explorer train is run by KiwiRail Scenic.

Dempsey Buses is based locally, offering services around the Ruapehu region, including shuttles and buses servicing the Tongariro Alpine Crossing (leaving Ohakune at 7.15am during summer at $50 per person), a daily shuttle to the Ohakune Old Coach Rd, shuttles to the Turoa ski field car park to hit the slopes or take a downhill Ohakune Mountain Rd ride, on-demand service to the 42nd Traverse bike ride and services to and from the Mangapurua Track and Bridge to Nowhere.