Buy tickets

Buy a Return fare online – the fastest, most affordable and convenient way to travel. And you get three months to use your ticket. It's a win-win!


Turn up and go

No need to book

With SkyBus you don't need to book a seat, just turn up and go!

Departures 7 days a week and 24/7 services to the city we're ready to travel when you are.

Valid for 3 months

Valid for 3 months

Your SkyBus ticket is valid for 3 months from date of purchase.

Buy a Return fare now and know you have plenty of time to travel.

Smartphone ticket

Show on your phone

Buy online and you will receive an electronic ticket that can be presented on your phone.

No need to print. If you're a little ol' school you can still print your ticket :)


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 unless otherwise specified.
  • One way paper tickets from drivers, kiosks & agents are valid valid for three months from date of purchase.
  • Return paper tickets from drivers, kiosks & agents are valid for three months from date of purchase.
  • 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, AJ Hackett and Vodafone Travel SIMs.
  • You can use your AT HOP card to purchase Adult $19.00 One way on Auckland City Express, and Adult $25.00 One way on North Harbour Express.
    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