Trains are a great way to get around central, east, west and south Auckland.
Britomart Train Station
The Britomart Train Station is a transport hub for the city centre and all trains servicing the city centre arrive and depart from here. Plus there are many bus services departing and arriving nearby the station and it is also close to the ferry terminal.
Timetables and services
Travel to and from the city centre via Britomart train station. There are four main lines, the Western Line, Southern Line, Eastern Line, and Onehunga Line, connecting wider Auckland with the city centre.
- The Western Line operates between Swanson and the city centre (Britomart) via Henderson and New Lynn.
- The Southern Line operates between Pukekohe and the city centre (Britomart) via Manurewa and Newmarket.
- The Eastern Line operates between Manukau and the city centre (Britomart) via Sylvia Park and Panmure.
- The Onehunga Line operates between Onehunga and the city centre (Britomart) via Penrose and Ellerslie.
For full details and to find out the best way for getting to and from the city, check out Auckland Transport's journey planner here and view the full train network map below.
Click here to view the full train network and northern busway map here.
Fares and AT HOP cards
Fares can be paid using an AT HOP card or cash for single-trip paper tickets. The AT HOP card is a reusable prepay smart card for travel on trains, ferries and buses around Auckland. Fares are calculated based on how many zones you travel through, rather than how many buses or trains you take.
Discounts and concessions are available for day and monthly passes, and for children, students and accessible passengers. Senior citizens can travel for free on trains and selected bus and ferry services in Auckland, after 9am weekdays and all day weekends and public holidays with an AT HOP card loaded with a SuperGold public transport concession. See the AT website for more information about fares and discounts.
Fare concessions for under 25s
Discounted fares are only available on a registered AT HOP card. These discounts apply to AT timetabled bus, train and ferry services, and AT Local (excludes Waiheke and Rakino ferries).They also apply to students travelling on school buses. Adult cash fares apply on paper tickets. See more information here.