Auckland trains operate on a pre-pay system. You
need to have a tagged on AT HOP card or a valid ticket
before boarding a train. No tickets are sold
A penalty pare of $20 will apply if you are onboard without a
tagged on AT HOP card or a valid ticket.
Single train tickets can be purchased from ticket &
top-up machines at all stations and from ticket offices at some
Click here for more information about the
AT HOP card.
Below you'll find fares for Auckland's train operator,
Single trip tickets can be purchased from a ticket &
top-up machine or use your AT
If you travel between rail lines (e.g. if you are starting your
journey at a station on the Southern line and travelling to a
station on the Western line) your AT HOP stored value fares will
have a 50 cent discount applied if you tag-on/off correctly.
If you are travelling using a single paper ticket, you will be
charged for a full cash
fare (based on two separate journeys) and your ticket will show
the total number
of stages for the journey.
Click here to find out what station your line
Click here to find out how many stages your
journey will be.
*AT HOP card fares are available when using an AT HOP card via
tag on and tag off.
These fares do not apply when purchasing a ticket from a
ticket & top-up machine.
**A Child or Tertiary concession must be applied to your AT HOP
card to receive Child/Secondary School or Tertiary Student
Discounts. To do this create an account and register your card at
Then visit one of our customer service centres at Britomart,
Newmarket or New Lynn train stations to have the concession applied
to your card. For secondary school students 16 or over and
Tertiary Students valid identification must be presented. Child
monthly passes are currently paper-based passes.
For information on discounted travel, please see:
A two stage fare applies between Pukekohe and Papakura.
You can view the location of fare stage points on
the train network map (train stations in
bold are fare stage points; a two stage fare
applies between Pukekohe and Papakura).
Click to enlarge
Adult monthly passes are now loaded on to the AT HOP
Adult monthly passes can be purchased from ticket &
top-up machines and from station ticket offices at Britomart
Transport Centre, New Lynn, Newmarket and Papakura.
Click here for adult AT HOP monthly pass
Click here to see a map of the zones.
Child monthly passes can be purchased from station ticket
offices at the Britomart Transport Centre, New Lynn, Newmarket and
You must pay to travel on trains.
Auckland trains operate on a pre-pay system. You need to have
tagged on AT HOP Card or a valid ticket before boarding trains or
you will be required to pay a penalty fare.
The penalty fare is the penalty for
not pre-purchasing a ticket or failing to tag on an AT HOP card
before boarding the train.
The penalty fare costs $20 and applies
regardless of the length of your journey.
To be fair for all, Auckland's rail
system requires everyone to pay their way to ensure we can continue
to invest in improving trains, stations and services.
Single train tickets can be purchased
from ticket & top-up machines at all stations and from ticket
The AT HOP card can be purchased for
$10 from ticket offices at Britomart, Newmarket, New Lynn and
Papakura train stations and from ticket inspectors during ticket
checks. Money can also be loaded onto the AT HOP card online at
ATHOP.co.nz and at ticket & top-up machines at all train
If you have received a penalty fare
and want to question it please contact Auckland Transport using the
contact details here.
Travel on Transdev services is subject to their conditions of
carriage, which can be found here.
Last updated 9 December 2013
Information is correct at the time of publishing and subject to