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:
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:
801 - This bus runs between Bayswater Ferry teminal, Takapuna Transport Centre and Akoranga Station.
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 - This bus will travel between Beach Haven Wharf and Princes/Alfred Street near The University of Auckland.
The ferry wharf is at the end of Hinemoa Street. The bus routes that will take you to and from the wharf are:
917 - Travels between Birkenhead Wharf and Albany Station via Massey University.
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:
806, 807, 814 - These services travel between Devonport, Stanley Point, Cheltenham and Akoranga Station.
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.
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
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:
806 - Travels between Devonport Wharf and Stanley Point.
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:
50A, 50B, 501, 502, 503, and 504 - 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.