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 [email protected] and visit for bus route and time table.
To find out if your business is eligible for Airbus Staff Discounts email [email protected]