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Park & ride

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

Security at park and ride facilities

Parking at park and ride stations within the Auckland region is entirely at the owner's 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.


Bus park and ride

Hibiscus Coast bus station, Silverdale - free

  • Vehicle access via Hibiscus Coast Highway (Painton Road).
  • 109 car parks.
  • Toilets.
  • Lights.

Albany bus station - free

  • Vehicle access via Cornerstone Drive.
  • 1,100 car parks.
  • 40 bike racks and self-service bike lockers. Lockers require a $2 coin (refundable) to operate them.
  • Drop-off and pick-up zones.
  • Toilets.
  • CCTV and security patrols.

Constellation bus station - free

  • Vehicle access via Parkway Drive.
  • 370 car parks.
  • Bike racks and self-service bike lockers. Lockers require a $2 coin (refundable) to operate them.
  • Drop-off and pick-up zones.
  • Toilets.
  • CCTV and security patrols.

Harbourside Church carpark, Esmonde Rd, Takapuna, Wilson park n ride (trial from 28 Nov 2016) - $

A 6 month trial is starting from 28 November 2016 using the Harbourside Church carpark on Esmonde Road in Takapuna. The carpark will be managed by Wilson Parking. For more information or assistance with the carpark please contact: Wilson Parking ParkWatch control centre on 0800 688 853.

  • 100 parking bays available.
  • 6am to 8pm, Monday to Saturday.
  • $1 per day at the start of the trial and reviewed on a monthly basis.

Temporary bus stops available on both sides of Esmonde Road near the Harbourside Church entrance.

Bus services which will stop opposite the Harbourside Church, heading towards Takapuna (Bus Stop 3708): 802X, 822, 839, 858, 875, 879. 

Bus services which will stop by the Harbourside Church (Bus Stop 4111), heading out of Takapuna: 802X, 820, 822, 834, 837, 839, 858, 875, 879.


Train park and ride

Western Line

Swanson train station - free

  • Access via Swanson Rd.
  • 136 car parks including accessible spaces.
  • Bike racks are available.
  • Open 24 hours.
  • Lights.

Ranui train station - free

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

Sturges Road train station - free

  • 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 train station - free

  • 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.

Glen Eden train station - free

  • Access via 14 Waikumete Road (off Glenview Road).
  • 80 car parks.
  • Accessible spaces available at the Glen Eden train station, access from West Coast Road.
  • Lights, CCTV cameras and emergency call-points.

New Lynn train station - free

  • Bike racks available.

Southern, Eastern and Onehunga Line

Glen Innes train station - free

  • Access via Apirana Ave.
  • 71 car parks including 2 accessible parks.
  • Bike racks are available.
  • Open 24 hours.
  • Lights.

Homai train station - free

  • Access via Dalgety Rd.
  • Number of parks available including 2 accessible parks.
  • Bike racks are available.
  • Open 24 Hours.
  • Lights.

Manurewa train station - free

  • Access via Weymouth Road and Selwyn Rd.
  • 142 car parks including 3 accessible parks.
  • Bike racks are available.
  • Open 24 Hours.
  • Lights.

Meadowbank train station - free

  • Access via Tahapa Crescent .
  • 20 car parks including 2 accessible parks.
  • Open 24 hours.
  • Lights.

Orakei train station - free

  • Access via Orakei Rd.
  • 178 car parks (10 x 240 minute car parks).
  • Bike racks are available.
  • Open 24 hours.
  • Lights.

Onehunga train station - free

  • Access via Onehunga Mall and Princes St.
  • 83 car parks including 4 accessible car parks.
  • Bike racks are available.
  • Open 24 hours.
  • Lights.

Papatoetoe train station - free

  • Access via Station Rd.
  • Number of parks available including 7 accessible parks.
  • Bike racks and a covered bike park are available.
  • Open 24 Hours.
  • Lights.

Panmure train station - free

  • Access via Forge Way and Mountwell Crescent.
  • 161 car parks including 7 accessible parks.
  • Bike racks are available.
  • Open 24 Hours.
  • Lights.

Papakura train station - free

  • 230 car parks including 2 accessible parks.
  • 20 x 90 minute car parks also available.
  • Bike racks and a covered bike park are available.
  • Patrolled 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday by Papakura Trust.
  • 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.

Bayswater Terminal - free

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

  • Take a parking ticket out of the machine as you enter,
  • Validate your parking ticket before you come back to the car park 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.

West Park Marina - free on weekdays

12 Clearwater Cove, West Harbour

Free car park, but on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays $5 pay and display for boat trailers.


Other parking options

Several public transport stations have parking options at private car parks nearby.

Find out more about private providers parking options:


For more information

Contact Auckland Transport