Roads surround the Park and lead in to key access points and the skifields. The main trunk railway
runs through the townships of National Park and Ohakune. Regular bus services also run to Ohakune,
National Park and Turangi. A variety of shuttle services run to Whakapapa from the nearby towns.
For those wishing to walk the Tongariro Crossing (a one day tramp), there are several transport
operators who will provide transport to some road ends in order to start the tramp. Transport
leaves from Taupo, Turangi, National Park and Whakapapa Village.
Getting To & From the
Lake Taupo Region
Air:Taupo airport is the domestic hub for this region.
Coach: Intercity Coachline Services and Newmans
Coachlines offer a wide range of scheduled services throughout the North Island. Other local companies
operate services to and from this region.