Auckland Transport

Vodafone Warriors Season 2018 Vodafone Warriors Season 2018

Travel on trains to see the Vodafone Warriors match at Mt Smart Stadium is included with your game ticket on selected dates only.

Place: Mt Smart Stadium

Date Match NRL Kick-off
Saturday 7 April Storms vs Tigers and Warriors vs Cowboys 5.00pm, 7.30pm
Saturday 14 April Warriors vs Broncos 5.00pm
Friday 20 April Warriors vs Dragons 8.00pm
Saturday 5 May Warriors vs Wests Tigers 7.30pm
Saturday 12 May Warriors vs Roosters 5.00pm
Saturday 26 May Warriors vs Rabbitohs 7.30pm
Friday 29 June  Warriors vs Sharks 8.00pm
Sunday 22 July Warriors vs Storm 4.00pm
Friday 10 August Warriors vs Knights 8.00pm
Friday 24 August Warriors vs Panthers 8.00pm
Friday 31 August Warriors vs Raiders 8.00pm

Your match ticket will cover your rail trip to the stadium and back. Plan your travel in advance by using the Journey Planner. Passengers are reminded that alcohol is not permitted for consumption on any of these public transport services.


Saturday 7 April - Warriors vs Cowboys doubleheader:

Travel is included on the Northern Express bus service and train services from 2.00pm to end of service. Ticket must be a pre-purchased ticket entitling you to entry to the Warriors Doubleheader on Saturday 7 April 2018.

Regular bus services operate via Great South Road past the Penrose train station. The 390 and the 008, 009 Urban Express crosstown services travel via Mt Smart Stadium.

Use the Journey Planner to plan your journey to the stadium.

Normal fares/passes apply for bus travel.


Train services on the Onehunga and Southern Line travel to the Penrose train station, which is in walking distance (approximately 10-15 minutes) to Mt Smart Stadium.

Travel on trains is included with your pre-purchased game ticket and starts 3 hours before the NRL kick-off and finishes when services end that evening.

Standard train timetables apply for all games. View the full train timetables

View the Southern, Eastern, and Onehunga Line timetable for Saturday 7 April - Warriors vs the North Queensland Cowboys Doubleheader (441KB).
View the Western Line timetable for Saturday 7 April - Warriors vs the North Queensland Cowboys Doubleheader (437KB)

Note: You must show your game ticket for all travel on trains. If you do not present your pre-purchased ticket, standard fares will apply.

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.

Saturday 12 May - Warriors vs Roosters:

On Saturday 12 May, the Southern and Onehunga rail line between Britomart and Newmarket will be closed for maintenance.

To Mt Smart Stadium from Britomart: Board an Eastern line train to Otahuhu, then transfer to a train to Penrose.
From Mt Smart Stadium to Britomart: Board a Southern line train from Penrose to Otahuhu, then transfer to an Eastern line train heading toward Britomart.

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


The Downtown Ferry Terminal is next to the Britomart Transport Centre in Downtown Auckland. Ferry passengers can easily change to a train to Penrose Station.

Normal fares/passes apply for ferry travel.

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

Terms and conditions

  • Travel on trains to and from Mt Smart Stadium for the Warriors matches on 17 March, 7, 14, 20 April, 5, 12, 26 May, 29 June, 22 July and 10, 24, 31 August 2018 is included with your concert ticket.
  • Travel on the Northern Express to the Warriors Double Header on April 7 2018 is included with your concert ticket from 2pm to end of service.
  • Bus travel included with your concert ticket is only available on special event bus services and starts approximately 3 hours prior to kick off.
  • Train travel included with your concert ticket starts from 3 hours prior to kick off for the Warriors matches on 17 March, 7, 14, 20 April, 5, 12, 26 May, 29 June, 22 July and 10, 24, 31 August 2018.
  • Normal fares will apply to all train services if a concert ticket is not presented.
  • A pre-purchased ticket must be shown upon request and applicable on for the Warriors matches on 17 March, 7, 14, 20 April, 5, 12, 26 May, 29 June, 22 July and 10, 24, 31 August 2018. Ticket receipts are not accepted.
  • Tickets must be retained to show for return travel after the game, 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 special event buses stated is not included with your concert ticket.
  • Standard terms and conditions of carriage apply.

Published 6 March 2018 | Last updated 15 March 2018
Information is correct at the time of publishing and subject to change