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Fare prices for bus and train travel using cash for single-trip paper tickets or an AT HOP card.

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

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Adult fares

When paying with cash you need to pay individually for each bus and train trip. There are no individual bus or train trips longer than 5 zones.

Adult Cash fare AT HOP card fare
City Link $1.00 $0.50
1 zone $3.50 $1.95
2 zones $5.50 $3.45
3 zones $7.50 $4.90
4 zones $9.00 $6.30
5 zones $10.50 $7.60
6 zones - $8.90
7 zones - $10.00
8 zones - $11.10
9 zones - $12.20

Find out how to buy an AT HOP card.

Child fares

Children under 5 travel free when accompanied by a fare paying passenger.

Children 5 to 15 years old are eligible for child fares.

Full time secondary school students 16 to 19 years old are eligible for child fares. Find out about applying for a secondary concession on your AT HOP card.

Child Cash fare AT HOP fare
City Link $0.50 $0.30
1 zone $2.00 $1.05
2 zones $3.00 $2.05
3 zones $4.00 $2.90
4 zones $5.00 $3.70
5 zones $6.00 $4.50
6 zones - $5.15
7 zones - $5.60
8 zones - $6.00
9 zones - $6.30

When paying with cash you need to pay individually for each bus and train trip. There are no individual bus or train trips longer than 5 zones.

Free child weekend fares

With free travel for children on weekends, you pay nothing for bus, train and participating ferry travel on weekends and public holidays for children aged 5 to 15 years old using a registered AT HOP card. Excludes SkyBus services and Waiheke Island ferry services.

Tertiary student fares

Tertiary students pay adult cash fare, unless they have a tertiary concession applied to their registered AT HOP card. Find out about travel conditions and applying for a tertiary concession on your AT HOP card.

Tertiary concessions are not available on SkyBus services.

Tertiary Cash fare AT HOP fare
City Link $1.00 $0.40
1 zone $3.50 $1.50
2 zones $5.50 $2.60
3 zones $7.50 $3.75
4 zones $9.00 $4.90
5 zones $10.50 $5.85
6 zones - $6.85
7 zones - $7.70
8 zones - $8.40
9 zones - $8.80

When paying with cash you need to pay individually for each bus and train trip. There are no individual bus or train trips longer than 5 zones.

Accessible fares

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

Accessible concessions are not available on SkyBus services.

Accessible cash
fare
Adult cash
fare
Accessible AT HOP
fare
Adult AT HOP
fare
City Link $0.50 $1.00 $0.30 $0.50
1 zone $2.00 $3.50 $1.05 $1.95
2 zones $3.00 $5.50 $2.05 $3.45
3 zones $4.00 $7.50 $2.90 $4.90
4 zones $5.00 $9.00 $3.70 $6.30
5 zones $6.00 $10.50 $4.50 $7.60
6 zones - - $5.15 $8.90
7 zones - - $5.60 $10.00
8 zones - - $6.00 $11.10
9 zones - - $6.30 $12.20

When paying with cash you need to pay individually for each bus and train trip. There are no individual bus or train trips longer than 5 zones.

Senior citizen and SuperGold card fares

Senior citizens are entitled to free travel with a valid AT HOP card with a SuperGold concession loaded (not available on SkyBus). Available after 9.00am weekdays and anytime on weekends and public holidays. For travel prior to 9.00am 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.

Senior citizens who do not have a valid AT HOP card with a SuperGold concession loaded will be expected to pay the relevant adult cash fare for all travel.

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

Waiheke Island bus passes

Find out what you need to know about fare concessions for child, secondary student, tertiary, accessible, SuperGold, and senior citizen fare discounts.

Adult Cost
Bus day pass* $12.00
Family day pass* $32.00
Monthly bus and ferry pass* $365.00

*See travel conditions for the bus and ferry Waiheke Island monthly pass, and Waiheke Island day pass.

Child Cost
Bus day pass* $6.00
Monthly bus and ferry pass* $178.00

SkyBus

SkyBus

SkyBus is an express bus service between Auckland Airport and the City Centre and Auckland Airport and the North Shore. Find out more at Airport services.

Pricing and tickets are available via the SkyBus website.

Ticket conditions of carriage

View the Auckland Passenger Rail Network Conditions of Carriage from Transdev Auckland.


Bikes on trains - free

Bikes can be taken on trains free of charge, dependant on space and at the discretion of on board staff. Find out more about travelling with Bikes & public transport.


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