Tongariro Crossing Shuttle Times & Prices from Taupo and Turangi

Alpine Hot Bus - taking you to and from the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Times & Prices

(on request, mim 4 pax)
Acacia Bay $50 $60 5.35 am 5.10 am
Wairakei $50 $60 5.35 am 5.10 am
Taupo $40 $55 5.50 am 5.15 am
Motuoapa $35 $40 6.45 am 6.00 am
Turangi $40 6.45 am 6.10 am
Ketetahi (end of track) $20 7.15 am 6.30 am

* Drop Off at Mangatepopo (start of Tongariro Alpine Crossing)

Note: All prices are subject to change without prior notice

View the Times & Prices for the Alpine Hot Bus Shuttle Service Between Taupo and Tongariro National Park including Turangi, Whakapapa, Chateau Tongariro, Top of the Bruce (Whakapapa Ski Area), National Park Village and Ohakune.

Departure Times

Bus arrives at the end of the Track at 3.30pm, Departs at 4.00pm

If you are on the "Early Bird" Bus, the bus arrives at the end of the track at 2.30pm, Departs at 3.30pm

Please Note: If you are not at the end of the track on time a late fee will apply.


Cash / Vouchers Only.  Cheques or Credit Cards are not Accepted.

Cash or voucher must be paid to the driver in the morning.  No deposit required for bookings, however, large group bookings may require a deposit.


Bookings can be made by email or toll free 0508 468 287 or by completing our online booking form.  Phone lines open 24/7.

Bookings must be made at least one day before.

If you wish to cancel please email or call as soon as possible.  There is no cancellation fee.

Guided Tours

If you require a guided tour, we can organise a guide for you!


All prices are subject to change without prior notice.

Times & Prices from Rotorua

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phone: 0508 468 287

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