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Waterview Connection 2017 Tunnel Opening

Travel options to the Waterview Connection 2017 Tunnel opening in Mt Albert.

Date: Sunday 25 June
Time: 10am to 7pm
 Waterview Connection entry on Hendon Avenue, Mt Albert


Catch the following bus services travelling via New North Road and Sandringham Rd from Midtown stops 1053 on Victoria St near Hardinge St and stop 1324 on Victoria St outside Spark. Pre-plan your travel with the Journey Planner.

From Midtown

Stop 1053 - Victoria St near Hardinge St

Stop 1324 - Victoria St near Hardinge St

Normal fares apply for bus travel

Special Shuttle

A special shuttle will operate to the Waterview Connection Tunnel opening from Mount Albert Road and return:

Bus Route Departure times to/from Waterview Connection open day Departure point

Waterview Connection Tunnel opening free shuttle

Sunday 25 June
(Operated by Brougham Buses)


As required

10am to 7pm

Stop 8812 at 4 Mt Albert Rd (on the corner of Mt Abert Rd and New North Rd)

As required

10am to 7pm

Temporary bus stop on Hendon Ave, near the corner of Barrymore Rd 

*This special shuttle is a free service

Normal fares/passes apply for bus travel 


Train services will operate to and from Mt Albert Station via the Western line. 

From stop 8812 at 4 Mt Albert Road there is the special shuttle directly to the Waterview Connection 2017 Tunnel opening.

Plan your travel with the Journey Planner or visit Timetables to view the full train timetables.

Normal fares/passes apply for train travel.

FerryDowntown Ferry Terminal map

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

Normal fares/passes apply for ferry travel.

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

Terms and conditions

  • While all effort has been made to cater for expected demand on trains and special shuttles, 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.
  • Normal fares apply for travel on all services other than the special shuttle on the day of the event.
  • Standard terms and conditions of carriage apply


Published 16 June 2017 | Last updated 19 June 2017
Information is correct at the time of publishing and subject to change