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Some 50A trips will serve Waiheke Rd Some 50A trips will serve Waiheke Rd

The 504 bus service will be replaced by some 50A trips

From Monday 29 November 2021, the 504 bus service (Waiheke Rd, Ostend at peak times on weekdays) will be replaced by some 50A trips (Onetangi, Ostend, Oneroa, Matiatia Ferry Terminal).

Replacing the 504 with some 50A trips will enable people to travel to and from Waiheke Rd, Ostend, Oneroa and Matiatia using one bus.

On weekdays, the 50A will serve Waiheke Rd (between Piemelon Bay Rd and Fourth Ave) two times in the morning commuting peak, and three times in the evening commuting peak. The morning trips will be timed to connect with the ferries leaving Matiatia at 7am and 8am. The evening trips will be timed to connect with the ferries leaving Downtown at 4pm, 5pm and 6pm.

50A trips that will serve Waiheke Rd, Monday – Friday (excluding public holidays)

50A depart

Piemelon Bay Rd

50A arrive

Matiatia Ferry Terminal

Ferry depart

Matiatia Ferry Terminal

06:17

06:50

07:00

07:17

07:50

08:00

Ferry arrive

Matiatia Ferry Terminal

50A depart

Matiatia Ferry Terminal

50A arrive

Piemelon Bay Rd

16:40

16:45

17:23

17:40

17:45

18:23

18:40

18:45

19:23


From Sunday 28 November you can download the 50A timetable, and use the AT Mobile app or AT Journey Planner to plan your journey.

On weekday mornings the relevant 50A trips will:

  • Start at the Waiheke Rd/Piemelon Bay Rd intersection
  • Run along Waiheke Rd to Fourth Ave
  • Run along The Strand to Seventh Ave
  • Return along The Strand to Fourth Ave and Onetangi Rd to then follow the standard 50A route to Ostend, Oneroa and Matiatia

It will take approximately 33 minutes for buses to travel between Piemelon Bay Rd and Matiatia.

On weekday evenings the relevant 50A trips will:

  • Follow the standard 50A route to Seventh Ave
  • Return along The Strand to Fourth Ave
  • Run along Waiheke Rd to the intersection with Piemelon Bay Rd

It will take approximately 38 minutes for buses to travel between Matiatia and Piemelon Bay Rd.

Updated Waiheke Bus Network map (click to enlarge)