Bus & train fares Bus & train fares

Fare prices for bus and train travel using an AT HOP card.

Cash payments not accepted on AT buses, and we advise using AT HOP for payment. You can buy paper tickets for trains from a ticket machine or one of our customer service centres. Cash fares apply.

Adult fares

There are no individual bus or train trips longer than 5 zones.

Adult Cash fare AT HOP fare
City Link $1 $0.70
1 zone $4 $2.60
2 zones $6 $4.45
3 zones $8 $6
4 zones $10 $7.40
5 zones $11.50 $8.50
6 zones - $9.60
7 zones - $10.70
8 zones - $11.80
9 zones - $12.70

Cash payments

Cash payments are not available on buses. If you're travelling with someone without an AT HOP card on a train or a bus, you can also use your HOP Money to buy a paper ticket for them. Full cash fare price applies.

Travel off-peak for a 10% discount

Complete your journey by travelling with an AT HOP card before 6am, between 9am to 3pm, and after 6.30pm until end of service on weekdays, and all day on weekends and public holidays. You must tag on during one of these periods for the discount to be applied.

$20 daily cap

Travel all day on trains, buses and inner harbour ferries by tagging on and off with your AT HOP card. Never pay more than $20.

Find out how to buy an AT HOP card.

Child (0 to 12 years) free fares

Children under 5 travel free when accompanied by another passenger.

Children aged 5 to 12 years (inclusive) can travel for free on public transport when they tag on and off with their registered AT HOP card. Child cash fares apply on paper tickets. 

Find out about applying for the Child 5 to 12 years old concession.

Child (5 to 12 years) Cash fare AT HOP fare
City Link $0.5 $0
1 zone $2 $0
2 zones $3.5 $0
3 zones $4.5 $0
4 zones $5.5 $0
5 zones $6.5 $0
6 zones - $0
7 zones - $0
8 zones - $0
9 zones - $0

Cash payments

Cash payments are not available on buses. If you're travelling with someone without an AT HOP card on a train or a bus, you can also use your HOP Money to buy a paper ticket for them. Full cash fare price applies.

Find out how to buy an AT HOP card.

Child (13 to 15 years) fares

Children aged 13 to 15 years (inclusive) can travel at discounted fares when they tag on and off with their registered AT HOP card. Child cash fares apply on paper tickets. 

Find out about applying for the Child 13 to 15 years old concession.

Child (13 to 15 years) Cash fare AT HOP fare
City Link $0.5 $0.20
1 zone $2 $0.70
2 zones $3.5 $1.30
3 zones $4.5 $1.75
4 zones $5.5 $2.15
5 zones $6.5 $2.55
6 zones - $2.80
7 zones - $3
8 zones - $3.20
9 zones - $3.35

Free child weekend fares

Children aged 13 to 15 years can travel for free on AT timetabled bus, train and ferry services, and AT Local (excludes Waiheke and Rakino ferries) using a registered AT HOP card. 

Cash payments

Cash payments are not available on buses. If you're travelling with someone without an AT HOP card on a train or a bus, you can also use your HOP Money to buy a paper ticket for them. Full cash fare price applies.

Travel off-peak for a 10% discount

Complete your journey by travelling with an AT HOP card before 6am, between 9am to 3pm, and after 6.30pm until end of service on weekdays, and all day on weekends and public holidays. You must tag on during one of these periods for the discount to be applied.

$20 daily cap

Travel all day on trains, buses and inner harbour ferries by tagging on and off with your AT HOP card. Never pay more than $20.

Find out how to buy an AT HOP card.

Secondary student (16 to 19 years) fares

Full-time secondary school students aged 16 to 19 years (inclusive) can travel at discounted fares with a secondary concession on their registered AT HOP card.

Child cash fares apply on paper tickets. 

Find out about applying for a secondary concession on your AT HOP card.

 

Secondary student (16 to 19 years) Cash fare AT HOP fare
City Link $0.5 $0.20
1 zone $2 $0.70
2 zones $3.5 $1.30
3 zones $4.5 $1.75
4 zones $5.5 $2.15
5 zones $6.5 $2.55
6 zones - $2.80
7 zones - $3
8 zones - $3.20
9 zones - $3.35

Cash payments

Cash payments are not available on buses. If you're travelling with someone without an AT HOP card on a train or a bus, you can also use your HOP Money to buy a paper ticket for them. Full cash fare price applies.

Travel off-peak for a 10% discount

Complete your journey by travelling with an AT HOP card before 6am, between 9am to 3pm, and after 6.30pm until end of service on weekdays, and all day on weekends and public holidays. You must tag on during one of these periods for the discount to be applied.

$20 daily cap

Travel all day on trains, buses and inner harbour ferries by tagging on and off with your AT HOP card. Never pay more than $20.

Find out how to buy an AT HOP card.

Youth (16 to 24 years) fares

Young people aged 16 to 24 years (inclusive) can travel on public transport at discounted fares with a registered AT HOP card. Adult cash fares apply on paper tickets. 

Find out about applying for the Youth 16 to 24 years old concession.

Youth (16 to 24 years) Cash fare AT HOP fare
City Link $1 $0.35
1 zone $4 $1.25
2 zones $6 $2.20
3 zones $8 $3
4 zones $10 $3.70
5 zones $11.5 $4.25
6 zones - $4.80
7 zones - $5.35
8 zones - $5.90
9 zones - $6.35

Cash payments

Cash payments are not available on buses. If you're travelling with someone without an AT HOP card on a train or a bus, you can also use your HOP Money to buy a paper ticket for them. Full cash fare price applies.

Travel off-peak for a 10% discount

Complete your journey by travelling with an AT HOP card before 6am, between 9am to 3pm, and after 6.30pm until end of service on weekdays, and all day on weekends and public holidays. You must tag on during one of these periods for the discount to be applied.

$20 daily cap

Travel all day on trains, buses and inner harbour ferries by tagging on and off with your AT HOP card. Never pay more than $20.

Find out how to buy an AT HOP card.

Tertiary student fares

Tertiary students can travel at discounted fares with a tertiary concession applied to their registered AT HOP card.

If you are a tertiary student under 25 years old, you can get cheaper fares with the Youth (16 to 24 years) concession.

Find out about applying for a tertiary concession on your AT HOP card.

Tertiary AT HOP fare
City Link $0.55
1 zone $2
2 zones $3.50
3 zones $4.80
4 zones $5.90
5 zones $6.80
6 zones $7.65
7 zones $8.50
8 zones $9.30
9 zones $9.60

Cash payments

*Tertiary cash fares cannot be purchased.

Cash payments are not available on buses. If you're travelling with someone without an AT HOP card on a train or a bus, you can also use your HOP Money to buy a paper ticket for them. Full cash fare price applies.

Travel off-peak for a 10% discount

Complete your journey by travelling with an AT HOP card before 6am, between 9am to 3pm, and after 6.30pm until end of service on weekdays, and all day on weekends and public holidays. You must tag on during one of these periods for the discount to be applied.

$20 daily cap

Travel all day on trains, buses and inner harbour ferries by tagging on and off with your AT HOP card. Never pay more than $20.

Find out how to buy an AT HOP card.

Accessible fares

Total Mobility ID card holders or those with a Blind Foundation ID are eligible for an accessible concession.

Find out about travel conditions and applying for an accessible concession on your AT HOP card.

Accessible Cash fare AT HOP fare
City Link $0.5 $0.55
1 zone $2 $1.35
2 zones $3.5 $2.60
3 zones $4.5 $3.35
4 zones $5.5 $4.40
5 zones $6.5 $5.10
6 zones - $5.50
7 zones - $5.90
8 zones - $6.30
9 zones - $6.60

Cash payments

Cash payments are not available on buses. If you're travelling with someone without an AT HOP card on a train or a bus, you can also use your HOP Money to buy a paper ticket for them. Full cash fare price applies.

Travel off-peak for a 10% discount

Complete your journey by travelling with an AT HOP card before 6am, between 9am to 3pm, and after 6.30pm until end of service on weekdays, and all day on weekends and public holidays. You must tag on during one of these periods for the discount to be applied.

$20 daily cap

Travel all day on trains, buses and inner harbour ferries by tagging on and off with your AT HOP card. Never pay more than $20.

Find out how to buy an AT HOP card.

Community Connect fares

Community Services Card holders can save 50% on most buses, trains and ferries in Auckland.

Eligible travellers are required to carry their Community Services card while travelling and present it on request to prove they are eligible for a Community Connect fare.

Find out more about applying for the Community Connect concession

Community Connect Cash fare AT HOP fare
City Link $1 $0.35
1 zone $4 $1.25
2 zones $6 $2.20
3 zones $8 $3
4 zones $10 $3.70
5 zones $11.5 $4.25
6 zones - $4.80
7 zones - $5.35
8 zones - $5.90
9 zones - $6.35

Cash payments

Cash payments are not available on buses. If you're travelling with someone without an AT HOP card on a train or a bus, you can also use your HOP Money to buy a paper ticket for them. Full cash fare price applies.

Travel off-peak for a 10% discount

Complete your journey by travelling with an AT HOP card before 6am, between 9am to 3pm, and after 6.30pm until end of service on weekdays, and all day on weekends and public holidays. You must tag on during one of these periods for the discount to be applied.

$20 daily cap

Travel all day on trains, buses and inner harbour ferries by tagging on and off with your AT HOP card. Never pay more than $20.

Find out how to buy an AT HOP card.

Senior citizen and SuperGold card fares

Senior citizens are entitled to free travel with a valid AT HOP card with a SuperGold concession loaded after 9am weekdays and anytime on weekends and public holidays. For travel prior to 9am on weekdays, the relevant adult fares apply.

Senior citizens are also required to carry a valid SuperGold card or Auckland Transport approved senior citizen ID when they travel on public transport.

Find out about travel conditions and applying for an SuperGold concessions on your AT HOP card.

Senior citizen Cash fare AT HOP fare
City Link $1 $0.70
1 zone $4 $2.60
2 zones $6 $4.45
3 zones $8 $6
4 zones $10 $7.40
5 zones $11.5 $8.50
6 zones - $9.60
7 zones - $10.70
8 zones - $11.80
9 zones - $12.70

 

Find your fare using Journey Planner

Fare zones map

View the fare zones map for buses and trains (PDF 981KB).

Ticket conditions of carriage

View the Conditions of Carriage from Auckland One Rail. 


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