Taking the bus is a great way to get around. Buses travel to destinations all over the Auckland region, all year round – even on public holidays.
If you've never taken a bus around Auckland before, this section will provide you with the information you need to know before you go – our text service for times and routes, how to pay for your fare, park and ride locations, bus-riding etiquette, information for disabled travellers, and more.
Link bus service
The easiest way to get around Auckland. Just look for the red, green, blue or amber buses.
Public transport options to and from Auckland Airport.
On the bus
Find out how to catch and get on the bus as well as expected behaviour once you're on board.
Catch the Night bus, an easy way to get home after a Friday or Saturday night out.
Find out about how bus fares are calculated and how you can go about paying your fare.
Bus stop text service
Text your bus stop number to 3666 to receive bus arrival information.