There are several ways you can take public
transport to and from Auckland Airport. All of the services stop at
both the domestic and international airport terminals.
Airbus Express is Auckland's airport transfer service from
Auckland City and Auckland Airport operating 24 hours a day, 365
days a year.
Every 10 minutes weekdays (7am - 7pm)
Every 15 minutes weekends (6am - 7pm)
Evening departures every 20 minutes and overnight every 30
Airbus Express operates two bus routes between the Airport and
the city, one via Mt Eden Road and one via Dominion Road so there
are plenty of convenient places you can catch Airbus.
The bus starts from its dedicated bus stop at the Downtown Ferry
Terminal next to the Britomart Transport Centre, Quay Street. This
makes it easy to catch the bus if you have arrived at Britomart by
bus, train or ferry.
The bus travels along Queen Street making it convenient if you
are staying at central hotels and hostels. It also stops at Mt Eden
Train Station on the Western Line.
Travel time between the city and airport takes between 45
minutes and an hour. Please allow extra time for travel during peak
Tickets are available online, from the bus driver (cash only),
selected city hostels, hotels and Auckland i-Sites or the ticket
machine at the Airport Ticket Kiosks (located by the Airbus Express
Prices start from $16 one way for an adult.
The 380 Airporter operates between Manukau and Onehunga via
Papatoetoe Train Station to Auckland Airport.
Buses operate 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Monday to Friday
Manukau - Airport: First bus 5.00am, last bus 10.50pm
Airport - Manukau: First bus 5.00am, last bus 11.00pm
Onehunga - Airport: First bus 5.00am, last bus 8.05pm
Airport - Onehunga: First bus 6.00am, last bus 7.15pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
Manukau - Airport: First bus 6.00am, last bus 10.30pm
Airport - Manukau: First bus 6.40am, last bus 11.40pm
Onehunga - Airport: First bus 8.10am, last bus 8.10pm
Airport - Onehunga: First bus 6.20am, last bus 8.20pm
If you are travelling on a Naked Bus, Intercity or Newmans
service, you can also catch the 380 to the airport from Manukau
where there is a connection point.
Tickets are available from the bus driver.
From Manukau to the airport the fare is $4.50 one way for an
adult. Travel time is approximately 25-40 minutes.
From Onehunga to the airport the fare is $3.40. Travel time is
approximately 30 minutes.
Naked Bus passengers can buy tickets online for their journey to
the airport - please visit www.nakedbus.com to book.
Intercity bus passengers can also buy tickets online for their
journey to the airport - please visit www.intercity.co.nz to book.
You can catch a train from anywhere along the Southern, Eastern
and Onehunga Lines and connect at Papatoetoe Train Station with the
380 Airporter bus to the airport.
From Papatoetoe to the airport travelling time is approximately
25 minutes - please factor in any connection time when you plan
Trains run between 5am - 10pm (approximately) with later evening
services on Fridays.
Route 375 is a Monday to Friday service that operates between
Botany Town Centre and Mangere Town Centre where you can connect to
the 380 Airporter service.
Botany to Mangere: First bus 5.50am, last bus 5.45pm
Mangere to Botany: First bus 6.30am, last bus 6.30pm
The bus runs via Otara Interchange (MIT campus), Hunters Corner
and Middlemore Hospital.
Last updated 11 February 2014
Information is correct at time of publishing and subject to