Buy Auckland City Express tickets

Buy online and save. Enjoy even more savings when you purchase a Return fare!


Purchasing information

  • Prices are quoted in New Zealand dollars.
  • Child fares apply to those aged 4–16 years. Drivers are entitled to request proof of age if uncertain.
  • Family fares – All family members travel on one ticket and therefore must board the same bus service.
  • Free travel for children only applies when accompanied by adults on a Family ticket.
  • Online tickets are valid for three months from the date of purchase and valid in either direction.
  • One way paper tickets from drivers, kiosks & agents are valid on day of purchase.
  • Return paper tickets from drivers, kiosks & agents are valid for one month from the day of purchase. Tickets expire on the equivalent calendar day on the following month.
  • 10 trip tickets are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase. A single ticket will be issued, valid for ten journeys. Tickets are non-transferrable and must be used on separate trips.
  • SkyBus is unable to provide refunds on Auckland Attraction packages including Explorer Bus.
  • You can use your AT HOP card to purchase Adult $17.50 One way and Child $6 One way on Auckland City Express. Note: Standard HOP discounts applied to single adult trip fares are for a limited time only. Other discounts or concessions do not apply to SkyBus services.
  • Free off peak Public Transport offered to SuperGold cardholders does not apply on SkyBus.
  • For more information view our Standard Ticketing Conditions

Auckland City Express

The One way ticket includes travel on the SkyBus Auckland City Express service between Auckland Airport and designated stops in Auckland. The ticket may be used for a single journey in either direction. The return ticket includes two SkyBus Auckland City Express service trips to complete your journey with the convenience of a single ticket.

Velocity Frequent Flyer

To earn and redeem Velocity Points you must be a Velocity member. Velocity membership and Velocity Points earn and redemption are subject to the member terms and conditions, as amended from time to time.

Vodafone Travel SIMs

For all enquiries regarding Vodafone Travel SIMs contact Airfone enquiries@airfone.co.nz or visit the Vodafone Arrivals shop at Auckland International Airport.