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Bus & train fares

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

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Adult fares

Fares do not apply to Waiheke Island buses.

 AdultCash
fare
AT HOP
card fare
City LINK  $0.50  Free*
Inner LINK  $2.00  $1.60
Inner city zone  $1.50  $0.90
Airport zone  $1.50  $0.90
1 stage  $2.00  $1.60
2 stages  $4.00  $2.95
3 stages  $5.00  $4.00
4 stages  $6.00  $4.80
5 stages  $7.50  $6.00
6 stages  $8.50  $6.80
7 stages  $9.50  $7.60
8 stages  $10.50  $8.40

* Free travel on City LINK is only available if your AT HOP card does not have a negative balance. If your AT HOP card has a negative balance you must pay the cash fare.

Find out how to buy an AT HOP card.

Child fares

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

Children 5-15 years of age are eligible for a child fare. Find out about child fare conditions for secondary students and applying for a child and student concessions on your AT HOP card.

Fares do not apply to Waiheke Island buses

 ChildCash
fare
AT HOP
card fare
City LINK  $0.30  Free*
Inner LINK  $2.00  $1.60
Inner city zone  $1.00  $0.54
Airport zone  $1.00  $0.54
1 stage  $1.50  $0.90
2 stages  $2.00  $1.66
3 stages  $3.00  $2.29
4 stages  $3.50  $2.88
5 stages  $4.50  $3.55
6 stages  $5.00  $4.05
7 stages  $5.50  $4.56
8 stages  $6.50  $5.04

Free travel on City LINK is only available if your AT HOP card does not have a negative balance. If your AT HOP card has a negative balance you must pay the cash fare.

Train Monthly Passes - available from Transdev Ticket Offices only
City train monthly** $73.00                          
All zones train monthly*** $105.00
Regional train monthly**** $150.00

**City monthly - unlimited train travel between Otahuhu, New Lynn and Onehunga.

***All zones monthly - unlimited train travel between Papakura and Waitakere.

****Regional monthly - unlimited train travel between Pukekohe and Waitakere.

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 City LINK, Inner LINK, NiteRider and Airbus Express bus services. 

 TertiaryCash 
fare
AT HOP
card fare
Inner city zone  $1.50  $0.90
Airport zone  $1.50  $0.90
1 stage  $2.00  $1.17
2 stages  $4.00  $2.21
3 stages  $5.00  $2.92
4 stages  $6.00  $3.64
5 stages  $7.50  $4.42
6 stages  $8.50  $5.08
7 stages  $9.50  $5.85
8 stages  $10.50  $6.69

 

Accessible fares

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

Accessible concessions are not available on City LINK, Inner LINK, NiteRider and Airbus Express bus services.

 AccessibleCash 
fare
AT HOP
card fare
City LINK  $0.30  Free*
Inner LINK  $2.00  $1.60
Inner city zone  $1.00  $0.54
Airport zone  $1.00  $0.54
1 stage  $1.50  $0.90
2 stages  $2.00  $1.66
3 stages  $3.00  $2.29
4 stages  $3.50  $2.88
5 stages  $4.50  $3.55
6 stages  $5.00  $4.05
7 stages  $5.50  $4.56
8 stages  $6.50  $5.04

 * Free travel on City LINK is only available if your AT HOP card does not have a negative balance. If your AT HOP card has a negative balance you must pay the cash fare.

Senior citizen and SuperGold card fares

Senior citizens are entitled to free travel with a valid SuperGold card or Auckland Transport approved senior citizen ID (not available on NiteRider and Airbus Express bus services). Available after 9.00am weekdays and anytime on weekends and public holidays. For travel prior to 9.00am on weekdays adult fares apply.

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

Waiheke Island bus fares and passes

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

AdultCash 
fare
AT HOP
card fare
1 stage  $2.00  $1.38
2 stages  $3.50  $2.34
3 stages  $4.00  $2.60
4 stages  $4.50  $2.90
Day pass*  $10.00  -
Family day pass*  $26.00 -
Monthly bus and ferry pass*  $355.00  -

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

ChildCash fareAT HOP
card fare
1 stage  $1.00  $0.63
2 stages  $1.50  $1.10
3 stages  $2.00  $1.23
4 stages  $2.50  $1.38
Day pass*  $6.00 -
Monthly bus and ferry pass*  $178.00 -

 

Tertiary studentCash fareAT HOP
card fare
1 stage  $2.00  $1.04
2 stages  $3.50  $2.01
3 stages  $4.00  $2.40
4 stages  $4.50  $2.86

 

AccessibleCash fareAT HOP
card fare
1 stage  $1.00  $0.63
2 stages  $1.50  $1.10
3 stages  $2.00  $1.23
4 stages  $2.50  $1.38

 

Airbus Express

Airbus Express

See travel conditions for Airbus Express services.

Airbus ExpressOne wayReturn
Adult $16.00 $28.00
Adult 10 trips $140.00 $256.00
Child $6.00 $12.00
Family pass (2 adults, 3 children) $38.00 $72.00
Bikes, surfboards etc $6.00 -

Tickets are available via the Airbus Express website.

 


Bikes on trains - free

Carrying of bicycles on board trains is dependant on space and at the discretion of on board staff. Avoid travelling with bicycles at peak times, as space will be limited.

Bikes cannot be carried on rail buses where buses replace trains.

 


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