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Sunday 26 March 2017Sunday 26 March

Date: Sunday 26 March 
Time: 7.30pm (Gates open 5.30pm)
Place: Mt Smart Stadium

Once at the concert, your ticket will cover your trip home. 


Northern Express bus service

Travel on Northern Express buses to and from the city centre is included with your ticket from 4 hours before the main act until the end of service.

Route   To/From the City Departure Point

Northern Busway stations to city centre (and return)


This service is operated by Ritchies Transport



Travel on the Northern Express is included with your ticket from 3.30pm.


View the standard Northern Express timetable

Albany Platform 2A (stop 4226)
Constellation Platform 2 (stop 4222)
Sunnynook Station Platform 2 (stop 3219)
Smales Farm Station Platform 2 (stop 3360)
Akoranga Station Platform 2 (stop 4065)


Travel on the Northern Express is included with your ticket until the last service.


View the standard Northern Express timetable

Stop 7071 on Lower Albert St near Quay St

From the city centre, customers can connect to the special event buses to Mt Smart Stadium

Special event buses for Sunday 26 March

Included with your concert ticket is travel on special event buses direct to Mt Smart Stadium from Auckland City Centre (on Quay St near Queen St) and return.

Route   To/From Mt Smart Departure Point

City Centre to Mt Smart Stadium (and return)



Every 5 mins between 4pm to 7pm

Temporary bus stop on Quay St (between Queen St and Commerce St) opposite Queens Wharf


Continuous buses will depart when full from 10pm up to midnight

Temporary bus stop on O'Rorke Road, on the left-hand side facing Church Road, just past Gate C

 All other bus services will be operating to their scheduled timetables and standard fares will apply.


You can travel on trains up to 4 hours before the main act with your concert ticket. Travel prior to this will be at the standard fare.

Please note: You must show your concert ticket for all travel on trains. If you do not present your event ticket, standard fares will apply.

Auckland Train Network March 2017 preview

Additional trains will operate before and after the concert. The Penrose train station (which is on the Southern/Onehunga Line) is the closest station to travel to for this event and is in walking distance (approximately 10-15 minutes) to Mt Smart Stadium.

Travelling on the Western or Eastern Lines, you will need to change trains at either Britomart, Newmarket or Otahuhu for the Southern/Onehunga Line trains to Penrose. Check the timetable below carefully for your connections.

Train timetables for Sunday 26 March 2017

View the Western and Southern Lines (includes Eastern and Onehunga Lines) train timetable for Sunday 26 March (440KB)


The Downtown Ferry Terminal is located on Quay St in Downtown Auckland. This means ferry passengers can easily cross the road and catch the special event buses or trains for transport to the concert.

Additional Devonport ferry services

Additional Devonport ferry services will be in place on Sunday 26 March departing at:

  • 12am Midnight from Downtown Ferry terminal to Devonport

  • 12.30am from Downtown Ferry terminal to Devonport

Normal fares/passes apply for ferry services.

For regular scheduled services to and from the city please use the Journey Planner.

Terms and conditions

  • Travel on trains, Northern Express bus services and special event bus services to and from Mt Smart Stadium for the Adele concerts on Thursday 23, Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 March 2017 is included with your concert ticket.
  • Travel on Northern Express bus services is included with your concert ticket from 4 hours prior to the main act
  • Train travel included with your concert ticket starts from 4 hours prior to the main act on Thursday 23, Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 March 2017.
  • Normal fares will apply to all train services if a concert ticket is not presented.
  • A pre-purchased concert ticket must be shown upon request and applicable on Thursday 23, Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 March 2017 for travel and entry to the Adele concert. Ticket receipts are not accepted.
  • Tickets must be retained to show for return travel after the concert, otherwise normal fares will apply.
  • While all effort has been made to cater for expected demand on trains and special event buses, space on these services is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed. Passengers will be boarded on a first come first served basis.
  • Auckland Transport accepts no liability whatsoever in relation to the provision of these services, including, but not limited to, any liability in relation to any delay of, or failure to provide, any services.
  • Travel on ferries and bus routes other than the bus services stated is NOT included with your concert ticket.
  • Standard terms and conditions of carriage apply.

Published 8 March 2017 | Last updated 22 March 2017
Information is correct at the time of publishing and subject to change