Accessible Travel

Bus Fares

 You can find information on the fares for each operator below.

 


CBD fare zone

For travel on buses within the following zone boundaries:
Railway Campus on Beach Rd, Victoria Park (Victoria St West), Victoria Park (Fanshawe St), Symonds St by and opposite the Langham Hotel, Symonds St by Glenside Rd, Khyber Pass Rd by Symonds St, Karangahape Rd by Howe St (motorway overbridge).

CBD fare zone

Not valid on North Shore express services, the CBD fare zone is not valid on express or flyer services.

CBD fare zone is not valid on City LINK, Inner LINK or Outer LINK services.

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Bus Fares

   Adult cash fare  Child cash fare Tertiary*
City LINK $0.50 $0.30 N/A
CBD fare zone $1.00 $0.60 N/A
Inner LINK $1.90 $1.90 N/A
1 stage $1.90 $1.10 1.17
2 stages $3.40 $2.00 2.21
3 stages $4.50 $2.60 2.92
4 stages $5.60 $3.40 3.64
5 stages $6.80 $4.00 4.42
6 stages $7.90 $4.50 5.08
7 stages $9.00 $5.30 5.85
8 stages $10.30 $6.10 6.69*

*Tertiary Student concessions are not available on single cash fares. For information on discounted travel, please click here.

Operators

Includes: Ritchies, Northern Express, Birkenhead Transport, GO WEST, Inner LINK, Metrolink, North Star, Outer LINK, Urban Express, Waka Pacific, Howick and Eastern

Excludes: Waiheke Island Buses, Airbus Express, and Transit

Monthly passes

Click here for information about monthly passes.

Conditions
  • Senior citizens are entitled to free travel with a valid SuperGold Card or Auckland Transport approved senior citizen ID. Available after 9.00am weekdays and anytime on weekends and public holidays. For travel prior to 9.00am on weekdays adult fares apply.
  • Travel is free for children under 5 years (0-4 years inclusive) of age accompanied by a fare paying passenger.
  • Children attending primary and intermediate school are eligible for a child discount.
    • All secondary students attending high school / college within the Auckland region must hold and present their AT Student ID Card to the operator to ensure they receive the child discount on public transport.
    • Secondary students that cannot provide proof of school attendance may be required to pay an adult single cash fare for their travel.
  • Travel is subject to the operators terms of carriage.


Waiheke Island Bus Company

  Adult Child
  Single ride Single ride
1 stage $1.60 $0.80
2 stages $3.10 $1.50
3 stages $3.70 $1.80
4 stages $4.40 $2.40
Pass type Fare Zone coverage
Monthly bus & ferry pass

$350.00 (Adult)

$175.00 (Child)

Allows unlimited travel for one person on Fullers Waiheke ferries, Howick and Eastern and Waiheke Bus Company buses.
Also includes North Star, Waka Pacific, Metrolink, LINK services.

To buy a monthly pass you must be a member of the Fullers Captains Club.
Day passes
Pass type Fare Zone coverage
All Day Pass

$9.00 (Single)

$5.50 (Child)

$21.50 (Family)

Allows unlimited travel on all Waiheke Bus Company services. Available only after 9.00am weekdays.


Conditions
  • Passes are non-refundable.
  • Senior citizens are entitled to free travel with a valid SuperGold Card or Auckland Transport approved senior citizen ID. Available after 9.00am weekdays and anytime on weekends and public holidays. For travel prior to 9.00am on weekdays adult fares apply.
  • Travel is free for children under 5 years (0-4 years inclusive) of age accompanied by a fare paying passenger.
  • Children attending primary and intermediate school are eligible for a child discount.
  • All secondary students attending high school / college within the Auckland region must hold and present their AT Student ID Card to the operator to ensure they receive the child discount on public transport.
  • Secondary students that cannot provide proof of school attendance may be required to pay an adult single cash fare for their travel.

Adult monthly passes can be purchased at the Downtown Ferry Terminal, or at the ticket office on Waiheke Island.

If you require the Child Monthly Pass, you can only purchase it on Waiheke Island.

Travel on Fullers services is subject to Fullers terms and conditions.

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Airbus Express

Travel on Airbus services is subject to Airbus terms and conditions.

 

One way

Return

Adult

$16.00

$28.00

Adult 10 rides*

$140.00

$256.00

Child (child prices apply to those 5-15 years of age)

$6.00

$12.00

Family Pass (2 adults, 3 children)

$38.00

$72.00

Bikes, surfboards etc

$6.00

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*Adult 10 Ride Passes are available via the Airbus Express website and and at the Airport kiosk only.
Conditions

For more fare options, terms and conditions or to book tickets please visit the Airbus Express website.

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Tranzit

Operators of the 380 Airporter service.

  Adult Child
Airport zone $1.00 $0.60
1 stage $1.90 $1.10
2 stages $3.40 $2.00
3 stages $4.50 $2.60
Conditions
  • Airport zone covers the Airport Retail Centre, both Airport terminals and Laurence Stevens Drive bus stops.
  • Senior citizens are entitled to free travel with a valid SuperGold Card or Auckland Transport approved senior citizen ID. Available after 9.00am weekdays and anytime on weekends and public holidays. For travel prior to 9.00am on weekdays adult fares apply.
  • Travel is free for children under 5 years (0-4 years inclusive) of age accompanied by a fare paying passenger.
  • Children attending primary and intermediate school are eligible for a child discount.
    • All secondary students attending high school / college within the Auckland region must hold and present their AT Student ID Card to the operator to ensure they receive the child discount on public transport.
    • Secondary students that cannot provide proof of school attendance may be required to pay an adult single cash fare for their travel.
  • Tertiary fares are available to full-time tertiary students enrolled and attending an accredited, approved full time tertiary course at a registered institute or private training establishment within the Auckland region.
  • Discovery Passes are accepted but not sold on this service.

 

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For information about where to buy your tickets, please see bus ticket agents