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Ferry changes due to the America's Cup Ferry changes due to the America's Cup

The 36th America's Cup, presented by Prada, is coming to Auckland.


Racing on the Waitematā Harbour will mean some changes, increased travel time, or cancellations to some ferry services between Friday 15 January to Tuesday 2 February 2021.

Information is subject to change, please check back closer to race days for confirmed details.
Use the Journey Planner or the AT Mobile app to plan your journey. 

Prada Cup racing is cancelled for Friday 22 January. Normal ferry timetables will now operate on Friday 22 January, and a revised ferry timetable (below) will operate on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 January

Route / Location Estimated Travel Time Friday 29 January, Tuesday 2 February Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 January
Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 January
Bayswater 12 minutes, subject to possible delays Normal timetable. Normal timetable.
Birkenhead 18 minutes, subject to possible delays Normal timetable Normal timetable.
Devonport 15 minutes, subject to possible delays A 20 minute timetable to operate from 12pm to 8pm, normal timetable at all other times. A 20 minute timetable to operate from 12pm to 8pm, normal timetable at all other times.
Gulf Harbour Services will be suspended Service will be suspended between 2pm and 5:30pm. Bus replacements will operate during this time No service
Half Moon Bay 40 minutes, subject to possible delays Normal timetable with some services retimed between 1pm and 7pm.
Departing Auckland city:
1:30pm trip will depart at 1pm
2:25pm trip will depart at 2:15pm

Departing Half Moon Bay:
2:15pm trip will depart at 2pm
3:10pm trip will depart at 3:15pm
4:10pm trip will not operate
4:55pm trip will depart at 5:10pm
6pm trip will depart at 6:10pm
6:35pm trip will depart at 6:50pm
Normal timetable with some services retimed between 1pm and 7:15pm.
Departing Half Moon Bay:
1:15pm trip will depart at 1:30pm
3:45pm trip will depart at 4pm
7pm trip will depart at 7:15pm
Hobsonville Point and Beach Haven 40 minutes

Normal timetable.


Normal timetable.

Pine Harbour 80 minutes Revised timetable after 1pm. 

Departing Pine Harbour:
Additional services at 1:20pm, 1:40pm and 2pm
The following trips will not operate, 2:40pm, 3:40pm, 4pm, 4:20pm, 4:40pm and 5:20pm

Departing Auckland city:
5pm trip will depart at 4:50pm
6pm trips will depart at 6:20pm
The following trips will not operate, 1:40pm, 4:40pm and 5:40pm

No service
Rakino 45 minutes Services retimed outside of race times. Services retimed outside of race times.
Waiheke Island (Matiatia) 70 minutes

45 minute frequency from 2pm to 8:45pm, normal timetable at all other times.
Note only the 9am service from Auckland will stop at Devonport.
Full details are available at Fullers360 

45 minute frequency from 12pm to 8:45pm, normal timetable at all other times.
Note only the 9am service from Auckland will stop at Devonport.
Full details are available at Fullers360 
West Harbour 35 minutes

Normal timetable, except for the 8:45am service from Auckland that will not operate on race days

No service

See our travel information and planning options to view the 36th America's Cup, or for more information visit the America's cup website


Last updated 20 January 2021
Information is correct at the time of publishing and subject to change.