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Travel on trains, special event buses, and Northern Express (NX1) is included with your game ticket to see the SKY Sport Breakers at Spark Arena.

Date Match Start Time
(match lasts approx 2 hours)
Sunday 20 October 2019 Breakers vs Kings 5pm
Thursday 24 October 2019 Breakers vs Hawks 7:30pm
Thursday 31 October 2019 Breakers vs Taipans 7:30pm
Thursday 7 November 2019 Breakers vs Melbourne Utd 7:30pm
Saturday 30 November 2019 Breakers vs Hawks 7:30pm
Monday 9 December 2019 Breakers vs Bullets 7:30pm
Sunday 15 December 2019 Breakers vs 36ers 5pm
Sunday 12 January 2020 Breakers vs Bullets 5pm
Sunday 19 January 2020 Breakers vs Melbourne Utd 5pm
Friday 31 January 2020 Breakers vs 36ers 7:30pm


Travel is included with your ticket on existing Northern Express (NX1) buses from 3 hours prior to the event to end of service.

Special event bus services from Quay Street via Northern Busway stations to Albany start at match end until one hour post event.

Departure times to/from Spark Arena Departure point

Spark Arena via Northern Busway Stations to Albany Station

This service will be run by: Brougham Buses

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 3 hours 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. 


Free travel on rail starts 3 hours before tip-off and ends at the finish of services that evening. 
Passengers must show their game ticket for all travel on trains. Passengers who do not present their pre-purchased ticket will be charged normal fares.

Plan your journey with the Journey Planner.

Post event: You may experience delays between trains when transferring to another line. We recommend checking the timetables and planning your journey to and from events in advance.


The Downtown Ferry Terminal is next to the Britomart Transport Centre in Downtown Auckland. Spark Arena is located a short walk away. From the terminal, cross the road opposite the Downtown Ferry building, turn left and walk along Quay Street. Turn right onto Tapora Street then left onto Mahuhu Crescent or continue past Tapora Street and take the stairs/ramp access over the train tracks to the front of Spark Arena.

Normal fares/passes apply for ferry travel.

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

Terms and conditions

  • Travel included with your ticket applies only to NX1 existing bus services, all trains services and special event bus services for the SKY Sport NZ Breakers ten game series in 2019/2020
  • Travel included with your ticket on NX1 bus (Northern Express) services starts from three hours prior to tip-off until the last service on all SKY Sport NZ Breakers ten game series in 2019/2020
  • Travel included with your ticket on trains starts from three hours prior to tip-off until the last train on all SKY Sport NZ Breakers ten game series in 2019/2020
  • Travel included with your ticket on special event bus services starts at match end until one hour post event for the SKY Sport NZ Breakers ten game series
  • 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 NX1 services
  • While all effort has been made to cater for expected demand on trains, NX1 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 FREE. Normal fares apply
  • Standard terms and conditions of carriage apply.

Published 18 September 2019 | Last updated 16 October 2019
Information is correct at the time of publishing and subject to change