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Night bus Night bus

From midnight until late the Night Bus and Northern Express bus services are a great way to get home. Routes to North, South, East, West and Central suburbs operate on Friday and Saturday nights. 

  • Normal bus fares apply.
  • Routes operate from midnight until late (early Saturday and Sunday mornings).
  • Buses leave via Customs Street, Civic/St James, Victoria Street and Queen Street.
  • 12 services which go North, South, East, Central and West suburbs.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on these services, space on board is subject to availability.
  • The Night Bus does not operate on Christmas Day or Good Friday.

AT HOP cards are accepted (tag on and tag off) on Night bus services.

For exact times, check the AT Journey Planner or download the AT Mobile App. 

Northbound route N83 City Centre to Takapuna and East Coast Bays

The N83 departs from the bus stop on Queen Street outside The Civic (stop 7055) at 1am, 2.20am and 3.40am, then picks up from the bus stops at:

  • 175 Queen Street (stop 7051),
  • 131 Queen Street (stop 7049) and
  • Customs Street West near Queen Street (stop 7015).

Northbound route N97 City Centre to Birkenhead

The N97 departs from the bus stop on Queen Street outside The Civic (stop 7055) at 1.15am, 2.15am and 3.15am, then picks up from the bus stops at:

  • 175 Queen Street (stop 7051),
  • 131 Queen Street (stop 7049) and
  • Customs Street West near Queen Street (stop 7015).

Northbound route Northern Express (NEX) City Centre to Northern Busway Stations

Northern Express departs from Lower Albert Street near Quay Street (stop 7071) every 30 minutes between midnight and 3am.

Northbound route Northern Express (NEX) City Centre to Hibiscus Coast Station

Northern Express departs from Lower Albert Street near Quay Street (stop 7071) at 11.15pm and 2am.

Eastbound route 70H City Centre to Howick and Pakuranga

The 70H departs from 50 Customs Street East (stop 1420) at 1.05am, 2.05am and 3.05am, then picks up from the bus stops at:

  • 2 Anzac Avenue (stop 7140),
  • 2 Symonds Street (stop 7144),
  • 44 Symonds Street  (stop 7152) and
  • Symonds Street Cemetery (stop 7156).

Eastbound route 75, Wynyard Quarter to Glenn Innes via Symonds Street, Newmarket and Remuera Road

The 75 departs from 63 Jellico Street (stop 1061) at 1.00am, 2.00am and 3.00am then picks up and drops off from the following city centre bus stops:

  • Halsey Street near Madden Street (stop 1344),
  • 47 Halsey Street (stop 1329),
  • 201 Victoria Street West (stop 7105),
  • Victoria Street West opposite Sky Tower (stop 7099),
  • Victoria Street East near High Street (stop 7022) and
  • All stops along this route.

Tamaki Link, City Centre to Glenn Innes Station via Tamaki Drive, Mission Bay & Saint Heliers

The Tamaki Link departs from Commerce Street opposite Achilles House (stop 1323) at 1.00am, 2.00am and 3.00am then picks up and drops off from all of the regular stops along the Tamaki Link route.

Southbound route N10 City Centre to Onehunga, Mangere, Papatoetoe and Otara

The N10 departs from Customs Street East near Queens Arcade (stop 7016) at 1.25am and 3.10am, then picks up from the bus stops at:

  • Queen Street outside St James (stop 7058) and
  • 520 Queen Street (stop 7064).

Southbound route N11 City Centre to Great South Road and Papakura

The N11 departs from Customs St East near Queens Arcade (stop 7016) at 1.25am and 3.10am, then picks up from the bus stops at:

  • Queen Street outside St James (stop 7058) and
  • 520 Queen Street (stop 7064).

Central route 22R, City Centre to New North Road and Rosebank Road

The 22R departs from 201 Victoria Street West, outside Spark (stop 1324) at 12.40am, 1.40am and 2.40am, then picks up and drops off from the following city centre bus stops.

  • Victoria Street West opposite the Sky Tower (stop 7099),
  • 19 Victoria Street West (stop 7093),
  • 18 Waterloo Quadrant (stop 7014),
  • 4 Symonds Street (stop 7146),
  • 36 Symonds Street (stop 7148),
  • Symonds Street Overbridge (stop 7162) and
  • All stops along this route.

Central route 24B, City Centre to Blockhouse Bay, via Sandringham Road and New Lynn

The 24B departs from Victoria Street West near Hardinge Street (stop 1053) at 1.05am, 2.05am and 3.05am, then picks up and drops off from the following city centre bus stops:

  • Victoria Street West opposite the Sky Tower (stop 7099),
  • Victoria Street East near High St (stop 7022),
  • 18 Waterloo Quadrant (stop 7014),
  • 4 Symonds Street (stop 7146),
  • 36 Symonds Street (stop 7148),
  • Symonds Street Overbridge (stop 7162) and
  • All stops along this route.

Central route 25L, City Centre to Lynfield via Dominion Road

The 25L departs from Queen Street, outside the St James Theatre (stop 7058) at 1.00am, 2.00am and 3.00am, then picks up and drops off from the following city centre bus stop:

  • 84 Wakefield Street (stop 7128),
  • Symonds Street Overbridge (stop 7160),
  • 150 Symonds Street (stop 7168) and
  • All stops along this route.

Central route 27H, City Centre to Waikowhia via Mt Eden Road and Hillsborough

The 27H departs from Commerce Street near Galway Street (stop 7025) at 1.00am, 2.00am and 3.00am, then picks up and drops off from the following city centre bus stops:

  • 2 Anzac Avenue (stop 7140),
  • 4 Symonds Street (stop 7146),
  • 36 Symonds Street (stop 7148),
  • Symonds Street overbridge (stop 7158) and
  • All stops along this route.

Central route 30, City Centre to Onehunga Town Centre via Manukau Road

The 30 departs from Queen Street outside The Civic (stop 7055) at 1.00am, 2.00am and 3.00am, then picks up and drops off from the following city centre bus stops:

  • 520 Queen Street (stop 7064),
  • Symonds Street Overbridge (stop 7164),
  • 44 Khyber Pass Rd (stop 7170) and
  • All stops along this route.

Westbound route 18 City Centre to Henderson via Great North Rd

The 18 departs from 99 Albert Street (stop 7081) at 1am, 2am and 3am.

Westbound route 110 City Centre to Westgate

The 110 departs from 99 Albert Street (stop 7081) at 12.35am, 1.35am and 2.35am.

Night bus departure points map

Map showing departure points from the city for Night bus services.

Night-Bus_July-2018-map

View the Night bus departure points map (PDF 1.4MB)