Low cost SkyBus fares

EXTRA 10% OFF Return fares – For 3 days only save an additional 10% off the already discounted online return fares!

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Buy online and save – from only $18 one way, about a third of the cost of a taxi.


Fixed price fares give you peace of mind. SkyBus Auckland City Express is great value for money at only $18 one way for an Adult fare. Buy a Return fare for even more savings!

When you buy online you receive both a printable and electronic smartphone ticket so you'll always be ready to travel.

Online Saver fares One way Return Saver
10 trip For 10 single trips $150 one way Buy now
Adult Single adult fare $18 one way $34 $32 return Buy now
Family 1 1 adult and up to 4 children $18 one way $34 $32 return Buy now
Family 2 2 adults and up to 4 children $36 one way $68 $64 return Buy now
In person/walk up One way Return
10 trip For 10 single trips $150 one way
Adult Single adult fare $18 one way $34 return
Family 1 1 adults and up to 4 children $18 one way $34 return
Family 2 2 adults and up to 4 children $36 one way $68 return
Child Single child fare 4–16 years $6 one way $12 return
Senior* NZ or AU Seniors card holders only (card must be presented at time of purchase) $15 one way $28 return

* Senior fares available at our retail stores only.

Additional fares available
CorporateDiscounted corporate pricing is available for books of 25 tickets, view our Corporate pricing information
Airport staff Read our Airport staff fare policy (PDF) for eligibility details

Purchasing information

  • Prices are quoted in New Zealand dollars.
  • Fares listed on the website are current as at September 2017.
  • 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.
  • AT HOP Cards are accepted for adult ($18) and child ($6) one way fares. Online discount does not apply for AT HOP purchases.
  • Free off peak Public Transport offered to SuperGold cardholders does not apply on SkyBus.
  • For more information view our Standard Ticketing Conditions