Auckland International Airport is located about
20 kilometres south of the city centre in the suburb
of Mangere. It is New Zealands largest and
busiest airport. There is one terminal building
for international flights and another for domestic
Inter-terminal bus service
A free bus runs between the international and
domestic terminals from 6am to 10.30pm daily.
The bus departs from directly in front of the
terminals and stops at both the Air New Zealand
and Qantas domestic terminals. There is also a
walkway between the international and domestic
terminals. The walk takes approximately 10 minutes.
$15 adult one way - about one hour. The
Airbus airport-to-city service departs every 20
minutes during the day and every 30 minutes during
the city: first bus 6.20am (4.40am, 1 November
to 30 April)
last bus 10.00pm
To the airport: first bus 4.40am (3.40am, 1 November
to 30 April)
last bus 9.00pm
adult fare on the Airbus is $15 one way or $22
return. The child fare (4-14 years) is $6 one
way or $12 return. The fare for Backpacker and
Student Card holders is $13 one way or $20 return.
If you are travelling with surfboards, snowboards
or bikes (boxed only allowed) you will be charged
an additional $6.
are not required for the Airbus. Tickets are available
from the driver. Visit www.airbus.co.nz for more
Approximately $26 for one person, $32 for two
- about 60 minutes
shuttle is a cost effective way to travel into
the city. Discounts apply if two or more people
are travelling together - approximately $6 per
additional person. Shuttles are normally shared
with other passenger groups. The shuttles
travelling time depends on traffic conditions
and the number of drop-offs or pick-ups along
the way. Allow plenty of time to reach the airport
for departing flights.
Approximately $50 to $65 - about 30 minutes. The
journey between the airport and the central city
can take considerably longer during peak traffic
periods and may cost up to $80 at these times.
If youre travelling to the airport by taxi,
make sure you allow plenty of time. Taxis licensed
to operate from the airport carry a value and
Major rental car companies operate from both terminal
buildings. Bookings are strongly recommended.
Toilets; showers; large range of duty/tax-free
shopping and souvenirs; more than 100 retail outlets;
pharmacy; cafes, restaurants, bars and fast food;
banking, currency exchange, ATM; internet; telephones;
inter-denominational chapel; wheelchair access;
baggage storage; baby change and nursery; childrens