City to Auckland Airport only $5

31 August 2012

Auckland Airbus

Did you know that as an employee of an Auckland Airport based business you are entitled to ride Airbus Express for just $5!

Airbus Express is a great option for commuters, running seven days a week between Auckland City and Auckland Airport (domestic and international terminals). During peak time 7am-7pm, Airbus operates every 10 minutes on weekdays and every 15 minutes over the weekend.

NEW Staff Fares and ID Requirements as of 1 October 2012


$5 One Way
$45 Multi-Ride 10 Trip (available from Airbus Ticket Kiosks ONLY)


From 1 October 2012 to purchase the discounted fare Airport staff must present one of two forms of ID to the Airbus Express Kiosk or Bus Drivers:

  1. Auckland Airport Photo Identity Card
  2. Airbus Express Staff ID – a new ID specifically for staff who do not hold an official Airport Identity Card


  • Available from ADT offices from Wednesday 5 September 2012
  • ADT Offices are located at the Domestic Terminal, under the covered short-term car park
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm
  • To receive an ‘Airbus Staff ID’ you must supply the following validation at the ADT Office:
    - A form of identification (driver’s license, passport, photo ID)
    - PLUS proof that you are a current employee of an Auckland Airport based business.
    This could be a recent pay slip, or a signed letter from your manager on company
  • The ‘Airbus Express Staff ID’ will be valid for one year from date of issue and costs $7.


If you have any questions about the Airbus Express service email and visit for bus route and time table.
To find out if your business is eligible for Airbus Staff Discounts email