There are 6 ways to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead by bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, line 955 bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Stop B International Terminal to Customs St East opp Fort Lane Sky
  2. Take the line 955 bus from Quay St outside PWC to Opp 187 Glenfield Rd 955 / ...

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Auckland Airport to Birkenhead

$11 - $80

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead 19.8 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead 19.8 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  30 min

  1. Take a town car from Auckland Airport to Birkenhead 19.8 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  30 min

  1. Take an Uber from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead 19.8 miles

$55 - $80

What companies run services between Auckland Airport (AKL), New Zealand and Birkenhead, New Zealand?

You can take a bus from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead via Customs St East opp Fort Lane and Quay St outside PWC in around 1 h 20 min.

Bus operators
SkyBus
Phone
+64 800 759 287
Email
info@skybus.co.nz
Website
skybus.co.nz
Bus from Stop B International Terminal to Customs St East opp Fort Lane
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
skybus.co.nz
Birkenhead Transport
Website
birkenheadtransport.co.nz
Bus from Quay St outside PWC to Opp 187 Glenfield Rd
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
birkenheadtransport.co.nz
Other operators
Uber Auckland
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$55 - $80
uberX
$55 - $80
Taxi from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Auckland Coop Taxis
Phone
+64 9-300 3000
Website
cooptaxi.co.nz
Jayride
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Auckland Airport to Birkenhead
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Shuttle from Auckland Airport to Birkenhead
Estimated price
$11 - $80

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead?

The distance between Auckland Airport (AKL) and Birkenhead is 24 km. The road distance is 32 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead?

The cheapest way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead?

The quickest way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs $110 - $140.

Is there a direct bus between Auckland Airport (AKL) and Birkenhead?

No, there is no direct bus from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead. However, there are services departing from Stop B International Terminal and arriving at Opp 187 Glenfield Rd via Quay St outside PWC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead?

It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead, including transfers.