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Auckland Transport

Changes to public transport fares

Bus, train and ferry fares will be changing from 11 February 2018.

Auckland Transport reviews fares annually to ensure they keep pace with operating costs and the portion of costs recovered from fares.

Colin Homan, Group Manager, AT Development says Auckland Transport has a target to recover 50 percent of the cost of public transport from fares, but this is currently at 46.2 percent, with the balance subsidised by ratepayers and taxpayers.

“Over the past year AT has added a number of new services and more capacity including the roll out of new bus networks in West and East Auckland, the addition of more bus lanes to improve travel times, and the introduction of more double decker buses, bringing the total double decker fleet to 89.”

In the year to the end of December, 91.1 million trips were taken on public transport in Auckland, an increase of 7.4 percent on the year before.

The changes for bus and train fares include increases to 1-zone, 2-zone, 4-zone and 5-zone fares of between 5c and 15c and there will be decreases to 3-zone fares of 5c for adults and 8c for children.
There will also be increases of 7c to 10c for tertiary fares to ensure concession consistency across zones.

List of changes:

Bus & train fares

Adult Fares

From 11 February 2018

1 Zone AT HOP fare: +5 cents to $1.90
2 Zones AT HOP fare: +15 cents to $3.30
3 Zones AT HOP fare: -5 cents to $4.80
4 Zones AT HOP fare: +10 cents to $6.20
5-8 Zones AT HOP & all cash fares No change

Child Fares

From 11 February 2018

1 Zone AT HOP fare: $0.99 (no change)
2 Zones AT HOP fare: +14 cents to $1.94
3 Zones AT HOP fare: -8 cents to $2.70
4 Zones AT HOP fare: +10 cents to $3.60
5 Zones AT HOP fare: +5 cents to $4.50
6-8 Zones AT HOP & all cash fares No change

Tertiary Fares

From 11 February 2018

1 Zone AT HOP fare: +7 cents to $1.40
2 Zones AT HOP fare: +10 cents to $2.45
3 Zones AT HOP fare: +10 cents to $3.75
4 Zones AT HOP fare: +10 cents to $4.70
5-8 Zones AT HOP & all cash fares No change

Monthly Pass

All Zones Bus & Train

From 11 February 2018

AT HOP Bus & Train All Zones Monthly Pass: +$5 to $215.

Ferry Fares

Inner Harbour 

From 11 February 2018

(CBD – Bayswater; Birkenhead; Northcote Point; Devonport; Stanley Bay)
Adult AT HOP fare: +20 cents to $4.80
Adult cash fare: +50 cents to $7 ($6.90 Devonport)
Tertiary AT HOP fare: +10 cents to $3.75
Child AT HOP fare: +20 cents to $2.60
Child cash fare: $4 (no change)
Inner Harbour AT HOP Monthly pass: +$5 to $150

Mid Harbour

From 11 February 2018

(CBD - Half Moon Bay; West Harbour; Beach Haven; Hobsonville)
Adult AT HOP fare: $7.50 (no change)
Adult cash fare: $10 (no change)
Tertiary AT HOP fare: $5.80 (no change)
Child AT HOP fare: +5 cents to $4.50
Child cash fare: $6 (no change)
Mid Harbour AT HOP Monthly pass: $250 (no change)

Outer Harbour 

From 11 February 2018

(CBD - Gulf Harbour; Pine Harbour)
Adult AT HOP fare: $11.20 (no change)
Adult cash fare: $15 (no change)
Tertiary AT HOP fare: $8.20 (no change)
Child AT HOP fare: $6 (no change)
Child cash fare: $8 (no change)
Outer Harbour AT HOP Monthly pass: +$15 to $325 (Gulf Harbour only)