Located on the east coast of the North island, Hawke's Bay is easily accessible from north or south. It's an easy drive on some very scenic routes.
Auckland to Napier - 5 hours :: 443km
Rotorua to Napier - 2.5 hours :: 225km
Taupo to Napier - 1.5 hours :: 143km
Gisborne to Napier - 3 hours :: 216km
Wellington to Napier - 4 hours :: 321km
Hawke's Bay is served by frequent non-stop links to Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch with connections to all other key New Zealand cities.
Auckland - 1 hour
Wellington - 1 hour
Christchurch - 1.5 hours