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When you be like grrrr!
Explore new ways to get to uni.

Get there, cheaper,
Get there, smarter,
Get there, faster,
Get there, your way.

Get there by public transport

Need more ME time? Sit back and relax. Keep up on social media, check your emails, read a book, study or catch up with friends. Avoid those traffic jams, make use of bus lanes, and never worry about finding a car park again.

Save money with an AT HOP card. The AT HOP card is a reusable prepay card for travel on buses, train and ferries around Auckland. The AT HOP card provides at least 25% discount off single trip cash bus, train and ferry fares (excludes SkyBus and Waiheke Ferry services).

Find an AT HOP retailer near you




Apply for a tertiary concession on your AT HOP card

With a tertiary concession loaded on your AT HOP card you could save a further 20% off equivalent AT HOP adult fares. Excludes SkyBus and Waiheke ferry services.

Find out how to apply for a tertiary discount now Terms of use of the AT HOP cards are available here

Travel on your own time

Plan your ride to suit your schedule before you leave or on the go with the Journey Planner or the AT Mobile app.

Check when your bus will arrive in real time with the AT Mobile app or check out the Real Time board online.

Download the AT Mobile app

Download the AT Mobile app for the iPhone on the App Store Download the AT Mobile app for Android on the Google Play store

Some Unis are making it easy to travel from one campus to another for your lectures and social events. Leave your car behind and jump on a shuttle bus to travel between campuses at AUT, Unitec and Massey.

Get home safely with extended bus services on the NiteRider on a Friday or Saturday night out.

Get there walking or cycling

Walking and cycling are not always the slowest ways to get to Uni.Cycling may be the quickest way to travel if you live within 6 kilometres, the distance an average student can cycle in half an hour.

You may also be able to reduce your journey by combining a ride with public transport.

Avoid traffic jams, get some fresh air and never worry about finding a car park again.

Find a safe and easy route to walk or cycle to work using these maps. Being active for 30 minutes a day reduces stress and helps keep you healthy and fit.

There are hundreds of fantastic rides to enjoy all around Auckland, from leisure riding, to fitness, commuting and cycle touring. A growing number of cycleways now connect you to town centres, public transport, work and study. Join our growing #AKLBikeLife cycling community.

Check out our tips and safety advice, or upskill for free by joining one of our cycle events.

Get there Carpooling

Who knew getting to Uni could actually be fun? Find friends who need a ride, or ride along with someone. Share the cost (and the stress) and avoid traffic using the transit lanes and checking traffic congestion before you leave or by following us on Twitter @AklTransport.

Keep safe and know your road rules.

Many Uni’s have priority carparks for carpoolers to reduce the hassle of finding a park.

Match-a-Ride with Smart Travel

Save time and money by sharing the ride – it’s a nobrainer!

Find carpool matches online with Smart Travel, Auckland’s newest ridesharing app that connects you with others going your way.

Keep up to date with competitions and news with Smart Travel on Facebook.

Download the Smart Travel app

Download the AT Smart Travel app for the iPhone on the App Store Download the Smart Travel for Android on the Google Play store