Northern Explorer : Timetable
Northern Explorer Timetable
- Southbound: The Northern Explorer operates Southbound on Monday, Thursday and Saturday*
- Northbound: The Northern Explorer operates Northbound on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.*
- Timetables shown are subject to change at short notice. Heat induced speed restrictions may occur during the summer season and delay arrival.
- Services may depart intermediate stations earlier if all booked passengers are on board
- Check in: We recommend arriving 30 minutes prior to the departure time shown.
- Timetables are subject to change at short notice. Please reconfirm 24 hours prior.
- *Occasionally the rail lines need to close for scheduled maintenance. Click here for confirmed maintenance dates.
|Auckland - Wellington
(Mondays, Thursdays & Saturdays)
|Wellington - Auckland
(Wednesdays, Fridays & Sundays)
|Auckland Strand||dep 07.45am||Wellington||dep 07.55am|
|Papakura||dep 08.40am||Paraparaumu||dep 08.45am|
|Hamilton||dep 10.15am||Palmerston North||dep 10.00am|
|Otorohanga (Waitomo)||dep 10:55am||Ohakune||dep 12.45pm|
|National Park||dep 01.15pm||National Park||dep 01.15pm|
|Ohakune||dep 01.45pm||Otorohanga (Waitomo)||dep 03.45pm|
|Palmerston North||dep 04.19pm||Hamilton||dep 04.30pm|
|Paraparaumu||dep 05.30pm||Papakura||dep 05.55pm|
|Wellington||arr 06.25pm||Auckland||arr 06.50pm|
Note: Timetables shown are subject to change without notification.