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Public Transport Fare Changes 2021 Public Transport Fare Changes 2021

Bus, train and ferry fares are changing from Sunday 7 February 2021.

Date: Sunday 7 February 2021
Modes: Bus, train and ferry

Discounted off-peak fares are to become permanent on public transport in Auckland. The permanent 10% discount will come in on Sunday 7 February. Off-peak fares* apply to journeys completed using an AT HOP card before 6am, between 9am and 3pm, and after 6:30pm on weekdays, and all day on weekends and public holidays.

AT will continue to offer customers the AT HOP Day Pass.  Purchase an AT HOP Day Pass for $18 (from 7 February, current fare $19) before you travel and use AT HOP to travel anywhere on trains, buses (excludes SkyBus) and Bayswater, Birkenhead, Northcote Point and Devonport inner harbour ferry services as much as you like on the same day.

Due to COVID-19 cash fares are not available on AT Metro buses.
Customers are advised to use AT HOP for payment and to help with contract tracing.

At Alert Level 1, paper tickets can be used again for train travel or rail bus replacements only. Purchase a ticket from a ticket machine or at one of our customer service centres. Cash fares apply.

* Off-peak fares do not apply to SkyBus and Waiheke Island ferry services.


Bus and train fares

Adult fares

Adult Cash fare (current) Cash fare from 7 February 2021 AT HOP fare (current) AT HOP fare from 7 February 2021
City Link - - $0.55 $0.60
1 zone $3.50 $4.00 $2.00 $2.20
2 zones $5.50 $6.00 $3.55 $3.90
3 zones $7.50 $8.00 $5.00 $5.40
4 zones $9.00 $10.00 $6.40 $6.80
5 zones $10.50 $11.50 $7.60 $8.00
6 zones - - $8.80 $9.20
7 zones - - $10.00 $10.40
8 zones - - $11.10 $11.60
9 zones - - $12.20 $12.60

(Cash fares are not available on buses)
Travel off-peak for a 10% discount
Complete your journey using an AT HOP card before 6am, between 9am to 3pm, and after 6.30pm until end of service on weekdays, and all day on weekends and public holidays.

Child fares

Child Cash fare (current) Cash fare from 7 February 2021 AT HOP fare (current) AT HOP fare from 7 February 2021
City Link - - $0.33 $0.32
1 zone $2.00 $2.00 $1.10 $1.15
2 zones $3.00 $3.50 $2.10 $2.25
3 zones $4.00 $4.50 $2.95 $3.10
4 zones $5.00 $5.50 $3.75 $3.95
5 zones $6.00 $6.50 $4.50 $4.70
6 zones - - $5.15 $5.30
7 zones - - $5.60 $5.70
8 zones - - $6.00 $6.10
9 zones - - $6.40 $6.45

Free child weekend fares

Note: With free travel for children on weekends, you pay nothing for bus, train and participating ferry travel on weekends and public holidays for children aged 5 to 15 years old using a registered AT HOP card. Excludes SkyBus services and Waiheke Island ferry services.

(Cash fares are not available on buses)
Travel off-peak for a 10% discount
Complete your journey using an AT HOP card before 6am, between 9am to 3pm, and after 6.30pm until end of service on weekdays, and all day on weekends and public holidays.

Tertiary AT HOP fares

Tertiary AT HOP fare (current) AT HOP fare from 7 February 2021
City Link $0.44 $0.48
1 zone $1.55 $1.70
2 zones $2.70 $2.97
3 zones $3.80 $4.16
4 zones $4.90 $5.25
5 zones $5.90 $6.34
6 zones $6.85 $7.30
7 zones $7.70 $8.10
8 zones $8.40 $8.70
9 zones $8.80 $9.00

*Tertiary cash fares cannot be purchased.
Travel off-peak for a 10% discount
Complete your journey using an AT HOP card before 6am, between 9am to 3pm, and after 6.30pm until end of service on weekdays, and all day on weekends and public holidays.

AT HOP Daily and Monthly Passes

Simpler Fares Current From 7 February 2021
AT HOP Day Pass $19.00 $18.00
Monthly Bus Train Pass $215.00 $215.00 (No change)


Ferry fares

Devonport, Bayswater, Birkenhead, Northcote Point

To/From Auckland Cash fare (current) Cash fare from 7 February 2021 AT HOP fare (current) AT HOP fare from 7 February 2021
Adult fare $7.50 $8.00 $5.00 $5.40
Child fare** $4.00 $4.50 $2.95 $3.10
Accessible fare* - - $2.95 $3.10
Tertiary fare* - - $3.80 $4.16
AT HOP Ferry Inner Harbour Monthly pass - - $160.00 $165.00

*AT HOP accessible and tertiary fares only apply if the AT HOP card is registered and the correct concession is applied to it.
**AT HOP child fares only apply if the AT HOP card is registered.
(Inner harbour ferry service fares are equivalent to a 3-zone fare)
Travel off-peak for a 10% discount
Complete your journey using an AT HOP card before 6am, between 9am to 3pm, and after 6.30pm until end of service on weekdays, and all day on weekends and public holidays.

For more information on fares to Devonport and Waiheke Island visit the Fullers website.

Half Moon Bay, West Harbour, Hobsonville, Beach Haven

To/From Auckland Cash fare (current) Cash fare from 7 February 2021 AT HOP fare (current) AT HOP fare from 7 February 2021
Adult fare $10.50 $11.50 $7.60 $8.00
Child fare** $6.00 $6.50 $4.50 $4.70
Accessible fare* - - $4.50 $4.70
Tertiary fare* - - $5.90 $6.34
AT HOP Ferry Mid Harbour Monthly pass - - $260.00 $265.00

*AT HOP accessible and tertiary fares only apply if the AT HOP card is registered and the correct concession is applied to it.
**AT HOP child fares only apply if the AT HOP card is registered.
(The local service fare is equivalent to a 2-zone fare)
Travel off-peak for a 10% discount
Complete your journey using an AT HOP card before 6am, between 9am to 3pm, and after 6.30pm until end of service on weekdays, and all day on weekends and public holidays.

Beach Haven to/from Hobsonville

Beach Haven To/From Hobsonville Cash fare (current) Cash fare from 7 February 2021 AT HOP fare (current) AT HOP fare from 7 February 2021
Adult fare $5.50 $6.00 $3.55 $3.90
Child fare** $3.00 $3.50 $2.10 $2.25
Accessible fare* - - $2.10 $2.25
Tertiary fare* - - $2.70 $2.97

*AT HOP accessible and tertiary fares only apply if the AT HOP card is registered and the correct concession is applied to it.
**AT HOP child fares only apply if the AT HOP card is registered.
(The local service fare is equivalent to a 2-zone fare)
Travel off-peak for a 10% discount
Complete your journey using an AT HOP card before 6am, between 9am to 3pm, and after 6.30pm until end of service on weekdays, and all day on weekends and public holidays.

Pine Harbour and Gulf Harbour

To/From Auckland Cash fare (current) Cash fare from 7 February 2021 AT HOP fare (current) AT HOP fare from 7 February 2021
Adult fare $15.00 $16.00 $11.10 $11.60
Child fare** $8.00 $8.50 $6.00 $6.10
Accessible fare* - - $6.00 $6.10
Tertiary fare* - - $8.40 $8.70
AT HOP Ferry outer harbour monthly pass - - $340.00 $345.00

*AT HOP accessible and tertiary fares only apply if the AT HOP card is registered and the correct concession is applied to it.
**AT HOP child fares only apply if the AT HOP card is registered.
(The local service fare is equivalent to a 2-zone fare)
Travel off-peak for a 10% discount
Complete your journey using an AT HOP card before 6am, between 9am to 3pm, and after 6.30pm until end of service on weekdays, and all day on weekends and public holidays.

Published 18 January 2021 | Last updated 26 January 2021
Information is correct at the time of publishing and subject to change

Terms of use of the AT HOP cards are available here.