Auckland City Express

Service update

SkyBus has temporarily suspended all New Zealand services in response to recent airport travel restrictions and Government lockdown.

Please always check back to our website for the latest information – and we thank you in advance for your ongoing support.


Express airport transfers to Auckland City

Sit back, relax and stay connected with free WiFi on the SkyBus express service between the city centre and Auckland Airport (AKL). With our high frequency timetable, a bus is never far away.

Great Auckland City Express features

  •   Free WiFi on board
  •   Fixed price fares
  •   Smartphone ticketing
  •   Friendly & helpful staff
  •   Connects with public transport
  •   Mobility enhanced fleet
  •   Frequent 24/7 departures
  •   Express to Auckland
  •   Comfortable modern buses
  •   International & domestic
  •   No need to book
SkyBus in Mt Eden enroute to Auckland

Catching SkyBus to Auckland

SkyBus stops at both the Auckland Domestic and Auckland International Terminals.

The service travels along Mt Eden Road and terminates at the SkyBus City Lounge (396 Queen St). For a pick up please stand at your nearest SkyBus stop and hail the driver on approach. For drop offs press the ‘stop’ button when approaching your stop to alert the driver.

Transfers take approximately 65 minutes from the Airport to the CBD.

Find your closest stop

SkyBus at Auckland Airport

SkyBus Return fare – the smarter choice

SkyBus is the smart, safe and affordable way to travel between Auckland City and the airport. Enjoy fixed priced fares, comfortable purpose built buses, frequent departures 24 hours a day and our friendly and helpful staff will guide you on your journey.

Buy a Return fare to complete your journey to the airport... and back again. Same great SkyBus service PLUS discounts on both trips, with three months to travel.

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