Hawke's Bay - How To Get There
It's easy to get to Hawke's Bay. The most popular way to travel is by car and this mode also gives you the full flexibility for discovering every corner of this fascinating and abundant region.
From the North, the easy drive on the new look Napier Taupo road enters via the beautiful Esk Valley, with its vineyards and hill top views to the Pacific Ocean. For dramatic scenery, an increasingly popular option is to cut across from Taihape using the Gentle Annie Road through the Kaweka Ranges.
From the South, your choice is to drive on State Highway 50 through the charming Central Hawke's Bay countryside or stay on the main route of State Highway 2 via Waipukurau and Waipawa.
Greenhill is located in the heart of Hawke's Bay wine country, just 25 minutes from Napier and 15 minutes from Hastings or Havelock North.
Please see driving directions for more details.
Regular flights operate from North and South Island centres to Hawke's Bay Airport situated in Napier. It's approximately a 1 hour flight from Auckland or Wellington.
There's also a small local airfield at Bridge Pa, just 5 minutes from Greenhill, accommodating chartered fixed wing or helicopter flights.
Alternatively it is possible to land a helicopter at Greenhill our GPS coordinates are Latitude: 39° 41' 336" South; Longitude 176° 42' 962" East.
Regular coach schedules also operate from around the country.
Travelling times and distances to Hawke's Bay:
- From Auckland - 5.5 hours (460km)
- From Rotorua - 3 hours (220km)
- From Taupo - 2 hours (145km)
- From Gisborne - 3 hours (220km)
- From Wellington - 3.5 hours (305km)