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Park & ride

Free park and ride facilities exist at several bus stations, train stations, and ferry terminals around Auckland.

Bus park and ride

Free park and ride facilities are available on the Northern Busway at Albany, Constellation and Silverdale stations.

There are 1,100 spaces at the Albany car park, 370 at Constellation and 109 at Silverdale.

There are also drop-off and pick-up zones at Akoranga, Albany, Constellation, Sunnynook and Smales Farm busway stations.

All busway stations have bike lockers and bike racks except for Sunnynook which has bike racks only. Lockers require a $2 coin (refundable) to operate them.

All stations have toilets and there is monitored CCTV covering the stations and Park and Ride facilities 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Patrols also visit and check vehicles.

Parking at park and ride stations within the Auckland region is entirely at the owners risk and Auckland Transport takes no responsibility for damage or theft while using these services. Should theft or damage occur to your vehicle, please report the matter to the police.

Train park and ride

Park and ride facilities are available at the following stations:


Western line


Waitakere

  • Access via Township Rd
  • 56 car parks

Swanson

  • Access via Swanson Rd
  • 42 car parks including two accessible spaces
  • Bike racks are available
  • Open 24 hours
  • Lights*

Ranui

  • On-street parking bay on Pooks Rd
  • 21 car parks

Sturges Road

  • Access via Swanson Rd
  • 170 car parks including four accessible spaces
  • Bike racks are available
  • Open 24 hours
  • Lights (emergency call-points on the train platforms)*

Sunnyvale

  • Access via Seymour Rd (Park and Ride is across the road from the train station)
  • 108 car parks including three accessible spaces
  • Bike racks are available
  • Open 24 hours
  • Lights, and emergency call-points*

New Lynn

  • Bike racks and bike lockers are available

Southern, Eastern and Onehunga line


*Parking at park and ride stations within the Auckland region is entirely at the owners risk and Auckland Transport takes no responsibilty of damage or theft while using these services. Should theft or damage occur to your vehicle, please report the matter to the police.

Papakura

  • Access Ron Keat Dr
  • 230 carparks including two accessible parks
  • 20 x 90 minute carparks also available
  • Bike racks are available
  • Patrolled 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday by Papakura Trust
  • Lights*

Manurewa

  • Access via Weymouth Road and Selwyn Rd
  • 142 carparks including three accessible parks
  • Bike racks are available, including secure, leaseable cycle stores
  • Open 24 Hours
  • Lights*

Papatoetoe

  • Access via Station Rd
  • Number of parks available including seven accessible parks
  • Bike racks are available,  including secure, leaseable (free) cycle stores
  • Open 24 Hours
  • Lights*

Homai

  • Access via Dalgety Rd
  • Number of parks available including two accessible parks
  • Bike racks are available
  • Open 24 Hours
  • Lights*

Panmure

  • Access via Forge Way and Mountwell Crescent
  • 161 carparks including seven accessible parks
  • Bike racks are available
  • Open 24 Hours
  • Lights*

Glen Innes

  • Access via Apirana Ave
  • 71 carparks including two accessible parks
  • Bike racks are available,  including secure, leaseable (free) cycle stores
  • Open 24 Hours
  • Lights*

Orakei

  • Access via Orakei Rd
  • 178 carparks (10 x 240 minute carparks)
  • Bike racks are available
  • Open 24 Hours
  • Lights*

Onehunga

  • Access via Onehunga Mall and Princes St
  • Park and ride includes four accessible carparks
  • Bike racks are available
  • Open 24 Hours
  • Lights*

Ferry park and sail

Free park and sail facilities are available at most ferry departure points. These include:

  • Devonport
  • Birkenhead
  • Northcote Point
  • Bayswater - for free weekday parking, see information below.
  • West Harbour Marina
  • Pine Harbour Marina
  • Half Moon Bay

For free weekday parking at the Bayswater Terminal, you just need to validate your ferry ticket before leaving the carpark:

  • Take a parking ticket out of the machine as you enter;
  • Validate your parking ticket before you come back to the carpark on the same day - validator machines are located at the Downtown Ferry Terminal and on board;
  • Enter your validated ticket into the barrier arm ticket machine as you exit the car park.

*While security measures are in place, should theft or damage occur to your vehicle, please report the matter to the police in the first instance.