There are 7 ways to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead by bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the bus from Stop B International Terminal to Akoranga Bus Station Platform 3 A Sky
  2. Take the bus from Stop E Akoranga Bus Station to 51 Pupuke Rd 911 / ...

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Shuttle  •  30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Auckland Airport to Birkenhead

$10 - $70

5 alternative options

Bus, line 933 bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Stop B International Terminal to Customs St East opp Fort Lane Sky
  2. Take the line 933 bus from Customs St East near Queens Arcade to 154 Verbena Rd 972 / ...

Taxi  •  30 min

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

$70 - $90

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

$75 - $110

Uber  •  30 min

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

$50 - $65

Questions & Answers

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 51 Pupuke Rd via Stop E Akoranga Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58 min.

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The distance between Auckland Airport (AKL) and Birkenhead is 24 km. The road distance is 31.7 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead without a car is to bus which takes 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead, including transfers.

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Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead bus services, operated by SkyBus, depart from Stop B International Terminal station.

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Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead bus services, operated by Ritchies Transport, arrive at 51 Pupuke Rd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead is 32 km. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead.

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There are 1048+ hotels available in Birkenhead. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead.
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  • Distance: 14.9 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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 Smales Farm Bus Station Platform 1 and Stop E Akoranga Bus Station in around 58 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 Akoranga Bus Station Platform 3 A
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
skybus.co.nz
Bus from Stop B International Terminal to Customs St East opp Fort Lane
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
skybus.co.nz
Ritchies Transport
Website
ritchies.co.nz
Bus from Stop E Akoranga Bus Station to 51 Pupuke Rd
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
ritchies.co.nz
NorthStar
Website
northstarbus.co.nz
Bus from Smales Farm Bus Station Platform 3b to 8 Stanley Rd
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
northstarbus.co.nz
Birkenhead Transport
Website
birkenheadtransport.co.nz
Bus from Stop C Akoranga Bus Station to 51 Pupuke Rd
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
birkenheadtransport.co.nz
Bus from Customs St East near Queens Arcade to 154 Verbena Rd
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
$50 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$50 - $65
UberX
$50 - $65
Taxi from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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
$75 - $110
Shuttle from Auckland Airport to Birkenhead
Estimated price
$10 - $70

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