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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Auckland - Central to Auckland International Airport

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Britomart Train Station to Puhinui Train Station
  2. Take the bus from Stop A Puhinui to Stop A International Airport

Bus via Stop A Puhinui

  1. Take the bus from Customs St West to Stop C Puhinui
  2. Take the bus from Stop A Puhinui to Stop A International Airport

Taxi

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Auckland to Auckland Airport (AKL)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Auckland to Auckland Airport

Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Auckland to Auckland Airport

Auckland to Auckland Airport (AKL) by bus

5 Weekly Buses
24 min Average Duration
$17 Cheapest Price
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Auckland → Auckland Airport (AKL)
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Yes, travel within New Zealand is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Auckland Airport (AKL) is 0800 358 5453.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Auckland Airport (AKL) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Auckland Airport (AKL) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0800 358 5453.

Last updated: 15 May 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Auckland to Auckland Airport (AKL) is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 20 min.

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The fastest way to get from Auckland to Auckland Airport (AKL) is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $75 - $95 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Auckland - Central and arriving at Auckland International Airport. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between Auckland and Auckland Airport (AKL) is 17 km. The road distance is 20.7 km.

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The best way to get from Auckland to Auckland Airport (AKL) without a car is to bus which takes 24 min and costs $17 - $30.

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The bus from Auckland - Central to Auckland International Airport takes 24 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Auckland to Auckland Airport (AKL) bus services, operated by InterCity, depart from Auckland - Central station.

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Auckland to Auckland Airport (AKL) bus services, operated by InterCity, arrive at Auckland International Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Auckland to Auckland Airport (AKL) is 21 km. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Auckland to Auckland Airport (AKL).

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There are 368+ hotels available in Auckland Airport (AKL). Prices start at $150 NZD per night.

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Map of how to get from Auckland to Auckland Airport (AKL).
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  • Distance: 17.5 km
  • Duration: 24 min

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

InterCity operates a bus from Auckland - Central to Auckland International Airport 5 times a week. Tickets cost $17 - $30 and the journey takes 24 min.

Train operators
AT Metro
Website
at.govt.nz
Train from Britomart Train Station to Puhinui Train Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
AT Metro
Bus operators
Auckland Transport
Website
at.govt.nz
Bus from Stop A Puhinui to Stop A International Airport
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Website
Auckland Transport
AT Metro
Website
at.govt.nz
Bus from Customs St West to Stop C Puhinui
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
AT Metro
Other operators
Taxi from Auckland to Auckland Airport (AKL)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Taxis United
Phone
+64 9 295 1000
Website
taxisunited.co.nz
North Shore Taxis
Phone
+64 9 488 8000
Website
northshoretaxi.com
Green Cabs Auckland
Phone
+64 800 46 47336
Website
greencabs.co.nz
Budget Taxis
Phone
+64 9 849 3000
Website
budgettaxis.co.nz
Auckland Taxi Service
Phone
+64 9 845 4666
Website
aucklandtaxiservice.co.nz
Auckland Coop Taxis
Phone
+64 9 300 3000
Website
cooptaxi.co.nz
Jayride
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Auckland to Auckland Airport
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Shuttle from Auckland to Auckland Airport
Estimated price
$60 - $85

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