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Cambridge is within easy reach of many of the North Island's main towns and cities, making it an ideal location for visitors, businesses and residents who want to make the most of the town's central position. It's ideally-placed as a halfway stop for people travelling between Auckland and the central North Island.

You can explore the region and quickly reach other centres without having to break any speed limits. View Google Map of Cambridge

Distances and estimated drive times

  • Hamilton - 23km, 25 mins
  • Morrinsville - 32km, 35 mins
  • Matamata - 41km, 38 mins
  • Putaruru - 41km, 36 mins
  • Tokoroa - 64km, 51 mins
  • Tauranga/Mt Maunganui - 80km, 1 hour 8 mins
  • Rotorua - 83km, 1 hour 6 mins
  • Taupo - 129km, 1 hour 38 mins
  • Auckland - 147km, 1 hour 58 mins

Nearest airport

An international-standard airport between Cambridge and Hamilton ensures we're never far from the rest of the country - or the world. The airport (18km, 18 mins from Cambridge) is the country's fourth busiest and has regular flights to main centres. You can leave Cambridge and be enjoying a coffee in central Wellington in less than two hours! Flights also link with international services out of Auckland.

To be precise

You'll find Cambridge south-east of Hamilton, on the banks of the Waikato River. Or if you want to be really accurate, you'll find us at -37.8782 latitude and 175.44 longitude. The average elevation of Cambridge is 31 metres above sea level.

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