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Buses to and from the ferry

Many ferry terminals have convenient connecting bus services which will get you to and from the ferry terminal in time for sailing:

Bayswater

The ferry terminal is at Bayswater Marina, accessed from Sir Peter Blake Parade, off Bayswater Avenue. The bus routes that will take you to the terminal are:

803, 804 - These buses run from Takapuna to the terminal to connect with most ferry arrivals and departures. The buses run via Milford, Smales Farm and North Shore Hospital. 

801 - From 30 September 2018. This bus runs between Bayswater Ferry teminal, Takapuna Transport Centre and Akoranga Station.

Beach Haven

The ferry wharf is at the end of Beach Haven Road. The bus route that will take you to and from the wharf is: 

933 - From 30 September 2018. This bus will travel between Beach Haven Wharf and Princes/Alfred Street near The University of Auckland.

Birkenhead

The ferry wharf is at the end of Hinemoa Street. The bus routes that will take you to and from the wharf are:

957 - Travels from Albany Station to the wharf and connect with ferry arrivals and departures. The buses operate via Massey University, Bush Road, Glenfield Mall, Highbury Shops and Birkenhead Avenue. 

917 - From 30 September 2018. Travels between Birkenhead Wharf and Albany Station via Massey University.

Devonport

The ferry terminal in Devonport is at the end of Victoria Road and is a big building, so you can't miss it. Parking at the Devonport Wharf can be limited during the week. The bus routes that will take you to and from the wharf are:

813 - This service travels between Takapuna and Devonport wharf to connect with ferry arrivals and departures. It departs from Takapuna Transport Centre (Stop 1) travelling via Lake Road, Old Lake Road, Vauxhall Road, Albert Road then Victoria Road to the wharf.

779 - This bus departs from the wharf and travels via King Edward Parade, Cheltenham Road, Tainui Road, Vauxhall Road, Church Street and King Edward Parade to Devonport Wharf.
The bus then continues via Victoria Road, Calliope Road and Victoria Road back to the wharf. 

806, 807, 814 - From 30 September 2018. These services travel between Devonport, Stanley Point, Cheltenham and Akoranga Station.

Gulf Harbour

The ferry wharf is at the end of Laurie Southwick Pde. The bus route that will take you to and from the wharf is:

988 - This bus departs from the Pacific Plaza to the wharf to connect with ferry arrivals and departures. It departs opposite the Pacific Plaza (Stop 4644) and travels via Whangaparaoa Rd, u-turns near Bruce Harvey Dr by the Shakespear Regional Park and continues along Whangaparaoa Rd to Shakespear Rd, Gulf Harbour Dr, and Laurie Southwick Pde to the wharf at Gulf Harbour Marina. 
To get from Gulf Harbour Wharf to Pacific Plaza, the route is reversed.

Half Moon Bay

The ferry wharf is at the end of Ara Tai, (Pigeon Mountain Road turns into this).

The following bus routes connect with most ferries at Half Moon Bay to the city.

714 – Bucklands Beach to Half Moon Bay and connects with all ferry sailings to and from the city

734 – Botany, Highland Park, Prince Regent Drive to Half Moon Bay and connects to all ferry services except the last sailings from the city on Friday and Saturday night

735 – Botany, Millhouse Dr, Cockle Bay, Howick, Macleans Rd to Half Moon Bay and connects to all ferry services except the last sailings from the city on Friday and Saturday night

 Please note that buses will depart at their scheduled time and will not wait if ferry services are delayed.

Hobsonville

The ferry wharf is at the end of Hudson Bay Road Extension and Boundary Road, Hobsonville Point.

Note this service operates Monday to Friday only, excluding public holidays. 

The bus route that will take you to and from the wharf bus is:

114 –Departing from Westgate by Fernhill Drive (Stop 1599) and travels via Whenuapai and Herald Island to Hobsonville Point

Stanley Bay

The ferry wharf is right by the Calliope Reserve and can be accessed via Calliope Road. The bus route that will take you to and from the wharf is:

779 - This bus runs in a loop, it departs from Devonport Wharf and travels via King Edward Parade, Cheltenham Road, Tainui Road, Vauxhall Road, Church Street and King Edward Parade to Devonport Wharf. It continues along Victoria Road, Calliope Road to Stanley Point.
The bus then continues via Victoria Road, Calliope Road, and Victoria Road back to the Devonport Wharf. 

806 - From 30 September 2018.Travels between Devonport Wharf and Stanley Point.

Waiheke Island

The ferry wharf (Matiatia wharf) is at the end of Ocean View Rd. Several bus routes travel to and from the wharf and around different parts of the island:

1a, 1, 2, 3, 4 - Check the timetable and map carefully for which routes service the following areas on Waiheke Island: Oneroa, Blackpool, Surfdale, Ostend, Onetangi, Palm Beach and Rocky Bay. Only routes 1 and 3 service Owhanake carpark.