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There are several ways you can take public transport to and from Auckland Airport.

AirportLink - Auckland Airport via Puhinui

The AirportLink bus operates between Manukau Bus station, Puhinui Station, Auckland Domestic and International Airport every 10-12 minutes from 4:30am to 12:40am, 7 days a week.

You can view the AirportLink timetable here.

If you are travelling on an Intercity service, you can also catch the AirportLink to the airport from Manukau where there is a connection point.

Tickets

Customers will need an AT HOP Card to use the AirportLink bus. AT HOP cards are available at the Airport from AirGo Convenience (Domestic Terminal) or Take Home Convenience (International Terminal). View a full list of AT HOP retailers.

Train-bus connections to Auckland Airport

The AirportLink service connects to the Southern and Eastern rail lines at Puhinui. Your AT HOP card can also be used on train services. With AT’s fare zone system you’ll pay one fare for your entire journey, even if you use two or more bus and train services. Find out how much your journey will cost. Cash tickets for the train can also be purchased at Puhinui Station.

Travel Times
Puhinui to the airport - 13-17 minutes.

AT Metro trains run between 5am – 10pm (approximately) with later evening services on Fridays. View train timetables.

Download the new route map of the AirportLink, 36 and 38 bus services here (PDF 2MB)

Route 38 - Onehunga and Auckland International Airport via Mangere Town Centre

Route 38 operates every 30 minutes until 7am, every 15 minutes from 7am until late. The Route 38 operates between Onehunga , Auckland Domestic Airport and Auckland International Airport via Mangere Town Centre.

Tickets

Customers will need an AT HOP Card to use the AirportLink bus. AT HOP cards are available at the Airport from AirGo Convenience (Domestic Terminal) or Take Home Convenience (International Terminal). View a full list of AT HOP retailers.

Train-bus connections to Auckland Airport

The 38 bus service connects to the Onehunga rail line at Onehunga. Your AT HOP card can also be used on train services. With AT’s fare zone system you’ll pay one fare for your entire journey, even if you use two or more bus and train services. Find out how much your journey will cost

Travel Times
Onehunga to the airport - 30 to 35 minutes.

AT Metro trains run between 5am – 10pm (approximately) with later evening services on Fridays. View train timetables.

Last updated 15 November 2021.
Information is correct at time of publishing and subject to change