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Pop-up Globe

Find out how to get to the Pop-up Globe theater at the Ellerslie Racecourse on public transport.

Dates: Thursday 23 February to Sunday 14 May
Place: Pop-up Globe at Ellerslie Racecourse Shakespeare gardens

For more information about the productions at the Pop-up Globe visit


From the city centre, bus services 500, 501, 550, 552 and 595 depart from bus stop number 1420 at 50 Customs St East in Britomart Transport Centre and travel to 500 Great South Road (stop number 7616), just before the intersection with Woodbine Ave. It will involve an approximate 15-20 minute walk to the Ellerslie Racecourse via Woodbine Ave and Mitchelson St.

Check your bus routes and times using the Journey planner

Normal fares/passes apply for bus travel.


The nearest train station is the Greenlane station, a short walk to the Ellerslie Racecourse. From the station take the ramp access to Green Lane West, turn right and follow the path to reach the pedestrian footbridge over the Southern Motorway to Green Lane East, continue past the hotels, then turn right onto Ellerslie Racecourse Dr.

For scheduled train services to and from Greenlane station, please use the Journey planner

Normal fares/passes apply for train travel.

Auckland Train Network March 2017 preview

For information about closures on the rail network which may affect your journey, visit Future works on the Auckland rail network

FerryDowntown Ferry Terminal map

The Downtown Ferry Terminal is next to the Britomart Transport Centre in Downtown Auckland. This means ferry passengers can easily change to a train or bus to Ellerslie Racecourse.

For scheduled ferry services to and from the city centre, please use the Journey planner

Normal fares/passes apply for ferry travel.

Published 16 February 2017 | Last updated 15 March 2017
Information is correct at the time of publishing and subject to change