Auckland International Airport is the country's largest and busiest airport, connecting with a large number of international and domestic destinations. New Zealand's largest and busiest airport has one terminal building for international flights and another for domestic flights, with a free shuttle between the two.

    All major airlines serving New Zealand fly into Auckland Airport. Auckland is also well connected to the rest of the country with domestic flights operated by Air New Zealand, Jetstar and other providers.

    Transport Options

    The airport is located 20km south of the city centre, in the suburb of Mangere.
    Inter-terminal bus service

    A free bus runs between the international and domestic terminals every 15 minutes from 5am to 10.30pm daily. There is also a signposted walkway between the international and domestic terminals, which takes approximately 10 minutes.
    Bus - SkyBus

    $17 Adult One Way - takes approximately 45-60 minutes

    SkyBus is the airport-to-city bus transfer service that operates 24/7 from Auckland Airport. SkyBus departs every 10 minutes during peak time. 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Please check their online timetable for departures.

    Tickets are available online, from the SkyBus ticket kiosks (at Auckland Airport), or direct from your Driver (cash only sales onboard).

    Adult: $17 One Way or $32 Return
    Child (5-15yrs): $6 One Way or $12 Return
    Family passes are available at $36 One Way (2 adults, 3 children) or $64 Return
    Free travel for children only applies when accompanied by adults on a Family ticket


    Approximately $33 for one person.

    A shuttle is a cost effective way to travel into the city and takes approximately 1 hour. Discounts apply if two or more people are travelling together - approximately $8 per additional person. Shuttles are normally shared with other passenger groups. The shuttle’s 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 $75 to $90 - about 30 minutes.

    Taxi and shuttle ranks are located outside the arrivals area (door 8) at the international terminal and outside the Jetstar forecourt at the domestic terminal. The journey between the airport and the central city can take considerably longer during peak traffic periods. If you’re travelling to the airport by taxi, make sure you allow plenty of time. Taxis licensed to operate from the airport carry a value and service guarantee.
    Car rental

    Major rental car companies operate from both terminal buildings. Bookings are strongly recommended....

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