There are 8 ways to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waitakere by bus, train, 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  •  47 min

  1. Take the bus from Stop B International Terminal to 993 Dominion Rd Sky
  2. Take the bus from 1288 Dominion Rd to Stop B Blockhouse Bay 25B

$14 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 380 bus, line 68 bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 380 bus from Stop A International Terminal to Stop D Onehunga Transport Centre 380
  2. Take the line 68 bus from Stop C Onehunga Transport Centre to New Lynn Interchange Stop B 68 / ...

$5 - $7

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Stop B International Terminal to Customs St East opp Fort Lane Sky
  2. Take the train from Britomart Train Station to Glen Eden Train Station West

$14 - $15

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waitakere 14.5 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waitakere 14.5 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  20 min

  1. Take a town car from Auckland Airport to Waitakere 14.5 miles

$65 - $90

Shuttle  •  20 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Auckland Airport to Waitakere

$10 - $70

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waitakere 14.5 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waitakere. However, there are services departing from Stop B International Terminal and arriving at Stop B Blockhouse Bay via 1288 Dominion Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 min.

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The distance between Auckland Airport (AKL) and Waitakere is 15 km. The road distance is 23.2 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waitakere without a car is to bus which takes 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waitakere, including transfers.

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

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Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waitakere bus services, operated by New Zealand Bus, arrive at Stop B Blockhouse Bay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waitakere is 23 km. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waitakere.

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There are 1029+ hotels available in Waitakere. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waitakere.
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  • Distance: 9.2 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waitakere via 993 Dominion Rd and 1288 Dominion Rd in around 47 min.

Train operators
AT Metro
Website
aucklandtransport.govt.nz
Train from Britomart Train Station to Glen Eden Train Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
aucklandtransport.govt.nz
Bus operators
SkyBus
Phone
+64 800 759 287
Email
info@skybus.co.nz
Website
skybus.co.nz
Bus from Stop B International Terminal to 993 Dominion Rd
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
New Zealand Bus
Website
at.govt.nz
Bus from 1288 Dominion Rd to Stop B Blockhouse Bay
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
at.govt.nz
Bus from Stop C Onehunga Transport Centre to New Lynn Interchange Stop B
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
at.govt.nz
Go Bus
Website
gobus.co.nz
Bus from Stop A International Terminal to Stop D Onehunga Transport Centre
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
gobus.co.nz
Other operators
Uber Auckland
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waitakere
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
Taxi from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Waitakere
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Auckland Coop Taxis
Phone
+64 9-300 3000
Website
cooptaxi.co.nz
Jayride
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Auckland Airport to Waitakere
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Shuttle from Auckland Airport to Waitakere
Estimated price
$10 - $70

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