Auckland Transport

Sky City Breakers

Travel on trains and Northern Express is included with your game ticket to see the Sky City Breakers at Spark Arena.

Date Match Tip-off
(match lasts approx 2 hours)
Thursday 7 December 2017 Breakers v Brisbane Bullets 7.30pm
Friday 15 December 2017 Breakers v Adelaide 36ers 7.30pm
Sunday 7 January 2018 Breakers v Cairns Taipans 3pm
Sunday 4 February 2018 Breakers v Illawarra Hawks 3pm
Sunday 11 February 2018 Breakers v Melbourne United 3pm

Bus

Free Travel on existing Northern Express bus service will be for 3 hours prior to the event and until the end of service post event.

There will also be a special event bus service departing directly after the event from Quay Street via all Northern Busway Stations to Albany.

7:30pm games (Thursday 7 December 2017, Friday 15 December 2017)

Departure times to/from Spark Arena Departure point

Spark Arena via Northern Busway Stations to Albany Station


This services will be run by NZ Bus

To This service will not operate pre-event *Patrons can travel on the existing Northern Express Bus Service and Rail for free on the production of their special event ticket 3hrs prior to tip-off until the end of service
From Final Whistle until approx. 1 hour post event Temporary Bus Stop Quay Street (facing CBD) directly adjacent to the footbridge access from Spark Arena.

3pm games (Sunday 7 January 2018, Sunday 4 February 2018, Sunday 11 February 2018)

Departure times to/from Spark Arena Departure point

Spark Arena via Northern Busway Stations to Albany Station


This services will be run by NZ Bus

To This service will not operate pre-event *Patrons can travel on the existing Northern Express Bus Service and Rail for free on the production of their special event ticket 3hrs prior to tip-off until the end of service
From Final Whistle until approx. 1 hour post event

Temporary Bus Stop Quay Street (facing CBD) directly adjacent to the footbridge access from Spark Arena.


Train

Free travel on rail starts 3 hours before tip-off and ends at the finish of services that evening. Some games may have additional rail services operating to assist with demand.  

Passengers must show event ticket for all rail travel on trains. Passengers who do not present their pre-purchased ticket will be charged regular fares. 

Plan your travel in advance by using the Journey Planner or view the PDF train timetables.

Train timetable for Breakers v Brisbane Bullets on 7 December 2017

View the train timetable for Thursday 7 December 2017 (PDF 426KB)


Ferry

Existing timetabled ferry services will operate. These services will not be free travel.

There are currently temporary departure points at the Downtown Ferry Terminal while seawall repair works are in place. Find out more about Downtown ferry departure changes.


Terms and conditions

  • Travel included with your game ticket on trains starts from 3 hours prior to tip-off and until the last train on all Sky City Breakers 10 game series in 2017/2018.
  • Travel included with your game ticket on special event bus services starts at match end until 1hour post event.
  • To ride for free on specified bus and train services you must show your pre-purchased game ticket or applicable Breakers membership card entitling you to entry to the game. Ticket receipts are not acceptable.
  • Tickets must be retained to show for return travel after the game, otherwise normal fares will apply.
  • If you do not show your valid match ticket or membership pass normal fares apply for regular train services and Northern Express services.
  • 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 is NOT included with your game ticket for this event.
  • Standard terms and conditions of carriage apply.

Published 11 September 2017 | Last updated 23 November 2017
Information is correct at the time of publishing and subject to change