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

From Monday 23 March 2020, cash fares will not be accepted on Auckland's buses.
Customers are advised to use AT HOP for payment

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

Find your fare using Journey Planner

Adult fares

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

Adult Cash fare AT HOP fare
City Link $1.00 $0.55
1 zone $3.50 $2.00
2 zones $5.50 $3.55
3 zones $7.50 $5.00
4 zones $9.00 $6.40
5 zones $10.50 $7.60
6 zones - $8.80
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 $0.33
1 zone $2.00 $1.10
2 zones $3.00 $2.10
3 zones $4.00 $2.95
4 zones $5.00 $3.75
5 zones $6.00 $4.50
6 zones - $5.15
7 zones - $5.60
8 zones - $6.00
9 zones - $6.40


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.

To encourage more people to travel during the day and at night, throughout June there will be a 30% discount (versus the 20% discount given on a tertiary concession) on bus and train AT HOP fares for students who travel between 9am and 3pm, and after 6:30pm until the end of service, Monday to Friday only.

Tertiary concessions are not available on SkyBus services.

Tertiary Cash fare AT HOP fare
City Link $1.00 $0.44
1 zone $3.50 $1.55
2 zones $5.50 $2.70
3 zones $7.50 $3.80
4 zones $9.00 $4.90
5 zones $10.50 $5.90
6 zones - $6.85
7 zones - $7.70
8 zones - $8.40
9 zones - $8.80


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 Accessible cash fare Accessible AT HOP fare
City Link $0.50 $0.33
1 zone $2.00 $1.10
2 zones $3.00 $2.10
3 zones $4.00 $2.95
4 zones $5.00 $3.75
5 zones $6.00 $4.50
6 zones - $5.15
7 zones - $5.60
8 zones - $6.00
9 zones - $6.40


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 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.

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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Terms of use of the AT HOP cards are available here.