There are 3 ways to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waiheke Island by taxi, car ferry, bus, ferry or shuttle

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Recommended option

Taxi, car ferry  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Half Moon Bay
  2. Take the car ferry from Half Moon Bay to Waiheke - Kennedy Point

$75 - $143

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Auckland Airport to Waiheke Island

$10 - $75

1 alternative option

Bus, ferry  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Stop B International Terminal to Customs St East opp Fort Lane Sky
  2. Take the ferry from Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 2 to Waiheke Ferry Terminal Mtia

$22 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waiheke Island is to bus and ferry which costs $30 - $45 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waiheke Island is to taxi and car ferry which costs $110 - $220 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Auckland Airport (AKL) and Waiheke Island is 36 km.

It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waiheke Island, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waiheke Island. However, you can take the taxi to Half Moon Bay then take the car ferry to Waiheke - Kennedy Point. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waiheke Island via Customs St East opp Fort Lane and Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 2 in around 2 h 3 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
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
skybus.co.nz
Ferry operators
Sealink Ferry NZ
Website
sealink.co.nz
Car ferry from Half Moon Bay to Waiheke - Kennedy Point
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $70
Schedules at
sealink.co.nz
Passenger
$14
Motorcycle
$27
Standard Car
$68
Fullers Ferries
Website
fullers.co.nz
Ferry from Downtown Ferry Terminal Pier 2 to Waiheke Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
fullers.co.nz
Other operators
Taxi from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Half Moon Bay
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Auckland Coop Taxis
Phone
+64 9-300 3000
Website
cooptaxi.co.nz
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Auckland Airport to Waiheke Island
Estimated price
$10 - $75

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