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Auckland Transport

Bus & train fares

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

Adult Cash
fare
AT HOP
card fare
City Link $1.00 $0.50
1 zone $3.00 $1.80
2 zones $5.00 $3.10
3 zones $7.00 $4.90
4 zones $9.00 $6.00
5 zones $10.00 $7.50
6 zones - $8.80
7 zones - $10.10
8 zones - $11.20

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.

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.

Child Cash
fare
AT HOP
card fare
City Link $0.50 $0.30
1 zone $2.00 $0.99
2 zones $3.00 $1.73
3 zones $4.00 $2.72
4 zones $5.00 $3.46
5 zones $6.00 $4.45
6 zones - $5.10
7 zones - $5.60
8 zones - $6.00

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.

AT HOP Child weekend fare

An AT HOP child weekend fare applies to journeys on weekends and public holidays when paying with an AT HOP card with a child concession applied. Make up to five bus or train trips over a four hour period, across any number of fare zones, with a maximum transfer time of 30 minutes between each trip.

Train Monthly Passes - available until 31 August 2016 from Transdev Ticket Offices only
City train monthly** $90.00
All zones train monthly*** $130.00
Regional train monthly**** $170.00

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

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

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

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
card fare
City Link $1.00 $0.40
1 zone $3.00 $1.28
2 zones $5.00 $2.31
3 zones $7.00 $3.59
4 zones $9.00 $4.52
5 zones $10.00 $5.80
6 zones - $6.70
7 zones - $7.50
8 zones - $8.20

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.

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
AT HOP
card fare
City Link $0.50 $0.30
1 zone $2.00 $0.99
2 zones $3.00 $1.73
3 zones $4.00 $2.72
4 zones $5.00 $3.46
5 zones $6.00 $4.45
6 zones - $5.10
7 zones - $5.60
8 zones - $6.00

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 NiteRider and 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* $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.

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

SkyBus

SkyBus

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

See travel conditions for SkyBus services.

SkyBus

One way fare

(Cash and AT HOP card)

Return

(Cash only)

Adult $18.00 $32.00
Adult 10 trips $150.00 -
Child $6.00 $12.00
Family pass (2 adults, 3 children) $36.00 $64.00

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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