Accessible Travel


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1. Click here to see if you are eligible. If so, visit your tertiary institute to get an AT Tertiary ID Sticker on your Tertiary Student ID card. You'll need this to obtain your tertiary concession discount for trains and selected buses and ferries.

2. Actual discounts vary by operator and ticket type. Discount available for eligible, full-time tertiary students. Click here for more information, terms and conditions, eligibility and applicable services. Discounts are off the full adult price for an equivalent ticket or travel product.

3. Receive discounts off the adult single trip cash fare when you have a tertiary concession loaded on your:

- AT HOP card for trains and selected ferries. Ferries include: 360 Discovery, Belaire Ferries, Pine Harbour Ferries and Fullers Group, excluding Waiheke Ferry Services.

- Purple HOP card for use on Waka Pacific, Go West, Metrolink, North Star and LINK services (excluding the Inner LINK).

For details on loading a tertiary concession to your AT HOP card, visit If you have a purple HOP card for use on the bus services listed above, visit

4. Receive discounts off the full adult price for an equivalent ticket or travel product when you purchase any operator discount tertiary pass. These include ferries listed above, plus Birkenhead Transport, Howick & Eastern Buses, Urban Express, Pacific Tourways and Ritchies Transport. If you are a regular user of public transport and use operator discount tertiary passes you may, at present, find it better to continue using those products.

5. Remember to have your Tertiary Student ID card with your AT Tertiary ID Sticker with you when you travel in case of inspection. Tertiary concessions must be obtained prior to boarding and are not available on single trip paper tickets or cash fares.

Public transport options for some of the larger tertiary campuses can be found here:

• Auckland University & AUT

Auckland University Tamaki Campus
• Unitec
• Massey University
• Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT)

Plan your journey.

The full terms of use of the AT HOP Cards are set out in the terms of use. You can read the full terms of use of the AT HOP Cards, the registered prospectus relating to the AT HOP Cards and other information regarding the AT HOP Cards on our website or at the Transport Information Centre, Britomart. The obligations of Auckland Transport under the AT HOP Cards are unsecured.