Buy Auckland City Express tickets

Just $17 to Auckland – even less with a Return fare.


Service update – New route and timetable commenced 17 November

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.
  • Child fares can only be purchased in combination with an Adult or Senior fare.
  • 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 $19.00 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.