Accessible Travel

Buses to and from ferries

Many ferry terminals have convenient connecting bus services which will transport you to and from the ferry terminal in time for sailing.

Bayswater

The ferry wharf is at the end of Norwood Road. Bus routes which will take you to the wharf are:

803, 804 - these buses run from Takapuna to the wharf to connect with ferry arrivals and departures. The buses run via Milford, Smales Farm and North Shore Hospital.

Birkenhead

The ferry wharf is at the end of Hinemoa Street. Bus routes that will take you to and from the wharf are:

957 - These buses run from Albany Station to the wharf to connect with ferry arrivals and departures. The buses run via Massey University, Bush Road, Glenfield Mall, Highbury Shops and Birkenhead Avenue.

Devonport

The ferry terminal in Devonport is right at the end of Victoria Road and is a big building, you can't miss it. Parking at the Devonport wharf can be limited during the week. Bus routes that will take you to and from the wharf are:

813 - this bus runs from Takapuna to the wharf to connect with ferry arrivals and departures. It departs from Takapuna Transport Centre (Stop 1) and travels via Lake Road, Old Lake Road, Vauxhall Road, Albert Road then Victoria Road to the Devonport Wharf.

To get from Devonport Wharf to Takapuna, the route is reversed.

779 - this bus departs from the wharf and travels via King Edward Parade, Cheltenham Road, Tainui Road, Vauxhall Road, Church Street and King Edward Parade to Devonport Wharf.

The bus then continues via Victoria Road, Calliope Road, and Victoria Road back to the wharf.

Half Moon Bay

The ferry wharf is at the end of Ara Tai Place (Pigeon Mountain Road turns into this). Bus routes that will take you to and from the wharf are:

522 - (selected services only, please check the timetable). This bus runs from Clovelly Road, Musick Point Road, The Parade, Eastern Beach Road, Bucklands Beach Road, Priestly Drive, Causarina Road, Pigeon Mountain Road and Ara Tai Place to the wharf.

565, 575 - the 565 will travel between Botany and Half Moon Bay via Burswood Drive, Gossamer Drive, Glenmore Road. The 575 will travel to Mellons Bay, Howick and Botany. Transfers are available between the 565 and 575 services at Half Moon Bay ferry terminal. 

Please note that buses will depart at scheduled times and will not wait if ferry services are delayed.

Northcote Point

The ferry wharf is at the end of Queen Street, you can't miss it. The bus route that will take you to and from the wharf is:

960 - this bus runs from the Birkenhead Wharf along Hinemoa Street, Onewa Road, Rodney Road to Queen Street and Northcote Point Wharf.

Stanley Bay

The ferry wharf is right by the Calliope Reserve and can be accessed via Calliope Road. The bus route that will take you to and from the wharf is:

779 - this bus runs in a loop; it departs from Devonport Wharf and travels via King Edward Parade, Cheltenham Road, Tainui Road, Vauxhall Road, Church Street and King Edward Parade to Devonport Wharf. It continues along Victoria Road, Calliope Road to Stanley Point.
The bus then continues via Victoria Road, Calliope Road, and Victoria Road back to the Devonport Wharf.