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Transportation to Auckland Airport from the City Center

Because all of the city's public transport vehicles are interconnected, it is very convenient to get to Auckland Airport from either directly or indirectly from the city center. There is a single pass ticket that covers all vehicles such as buses, taxis, shuttles, ferryboats, and trams.

You will definitely find a bus stop wherever you are in the city center. Some buses go directly to the airport. For some you need to transfer. Airbus Express buses depart from the Downtown Ferry Terminal next to the Britomart Transit Center on Quay Street.

It's easy to get to Britomart by bus, train or ferry, so catching up the Airbus Express bus which will take you to the airport would be very easy. If you are staying in a city center hotel or hostel, taking Airbus Express buses going directly to the airport passing through Queen Street will save you time.

There is also a stop at the Mt Eden Train Station on the west side of the express buses. Many of the buses depart from the city bus terminal on Britomart Square, which is very close to the port, east of Customs Street. For more information about city buses, you can get help from the bus office at 131 Hobson Street.

You can see the signs “midtown” or “downtown” on the buses coming from outside of the city to Auckland city center. Buses with “downtown” sign goes to Auckland city center. “Midtown” buses, on the other hand, lead to the intersection of Victoria and Queen Streets in the heart of Auckland. There are many bus stops at this intersection. Bus numbers 635, 645 and 655 going to Parnell via Domain depart from the 3rd floor of the city center bus terminal. The bus number 302 to One Tree Hill, one of Auckland's most visited places, departs from Victoria Street E.

If you aim to travel in Auckland accompanied by a lush view, you can easily get to Mound Aden by taking one of the buses 274/275 departing from Customs Street E. The name of the long road going through Auckland Harbor is Tamaki Road. At the end of this road is the famous Kelly Tarlton Aquarium. Buses 72, 73, 74, 75 and 76, which depart from the first stop of the terminal, go to Mission Bay.

You can take bus number 045 to get to Western Springs via North Western Highway, where Auckland's famous and largest zoo is located. It is also very easy to get to the city center from the airport by bus number 375, which rides between Botany and Mangere city center. You can transfer within this route if you take the bus number 380 which goes directly to the airport. It takes about 25-40 minutes to reach the airport by bus from Manukau station and the ticket costs 5 dollars.

A single ticket for a 30 minute trip from Onehunga to the airport is 4 dollars. Long distance buses operated by Newmans and Intercity depart from the Sky City bus terminal on Hobson Street. Other domestic companies such as Northliner Express use the city center airport terminal at 86 Quay Street.

In addition, the double-decker City-Village Loop buses, which provide free public transportation for shoppers, link Sky City to the Viaduct Basin and ferryboats. Instead of buying individual tickets for boarding all these buses, you can save money by buying an Auckland pass. These pass tickets that are valid after 9 am on weekdays are 7 dollars. Family passes on the other hand, cost 14 dollars. It is more convenient than the sightseeing buses for tourists which cost 20 dollars.

The red hybrid buses called City Circuit Free Bus are another mean of free transportation. You can quickly get to many points in city with these buses that take off every 10 minutes on weekdays between 8 am and 6 pm.


Trains that are linked to all public transport in Auckland can be considered as a transit center for passengers. Auckland Railway Station is not too crowded, so you can take a day trip to other cities. The Ovarlander at 8.30 am, Northerner-Wellington at 8.40 am and the Geyserland-Rotorua train at 8.04 am are the most crowded train services. You can make a reservation for Traz Rail between 7 am and 9 pm. You have to pay a fee of 1 dollar to leave your stuff in the station for a few hours.

Super Shuttle and Taxi

Super shuttle and taxi services provide door to door access to Auckland Airport from every corner of the city. You would pay about 35-40 dollars for going to the airport from the city center. Taxi fares increase by 10 dollars on weekends and evenings. Shuttle fees are usually 10-12 dollars per person.

Car Rental

You can rent a motorcycle from one of the major companies such as New Zealand Motorcyle Rentals at reasonable prices. If you plan to stay longer in Auckland, you buy a second hand car instead of renting a car. A car market is held every Saturday from 8 am to 10 pm on Beach Road across the Chinese market. You can also find an affordable second hand car at Auckland Car Fair established on Sunday mornings in Ellerslie Racecourse.

Airport Information

Auckland International Airport, approximately 25 kilometers south of the city center, is located in the Mangere county of Auckland. Auckland Airport, which has three separate terminals, is one of New Zealand's busiest and largest airports. You will be asked to pay 20 dollars to the Bank of New Zealand office while leaving the country.

Auckland Airport, which has a total of three terminals including the Jean Batt International Terminal serving to international flights, the terminal serving to domestic flights of New Zealand Airlines and Anselt New Zealand Terminal, provides entertainment and recreational facilities for its passengers.

Retail stores where you can buy New Zealand's famous kiwi wine, New Zealand cheese and Maori souvenirs, many cafés and restaurants, free Wi-Fi, health services, smoking areas, free shower areas can be found at the airport.

You can Visitor can book a hotel or hostel and get extra information about transportation at the information center at the international terminal. There is also a duty free store where you can find things like jewelry, perfume and alcohol at more affordable prices.

Last Updated: 29 Dec 2016

Transportation to Leeds City Center from Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport is located 13 km from the city center. There are a variety of transportation alternatives available to travelers. Buses are among the most preferred method of transportation because they are both easy and affordable. Those who prefer a faster and even more convenient transportation alternative should consider taking a taxi or renting a car.


The fastest way to get to Leeds city center from the airport is by taxi. The licensed taxi company that operates at the airport is Arrow Cars. It takes about 26 minutes to get to the city center from the airport by taxi. Taxis depart from the terminal exit. In addition to getting a taxi in person once you exit the terminal you can also book a taxi online, through the app, or over the phone. The company offers an executive fleet of Mercedes for those who want to upgrade to use this service. They also feature vehicles that can hold up to 8 passengers. The company does not charge any additional fees such as baggage fees.


You can get to the city center from the airport via the Flying Tiger Bus vehicles, a cooperative bus company in the city. Buses are a more economical alternative compared to other methods of transportation. Buses to the city depart from the bus stops at the terminal. These buses are equipped with free internet access and real time bus information, which make traveling to the city by bus even more convenient. Bus line 757 operates every day, running once an hour in the evenings and every 30 minutes during the day. These buses run less frequently on Sundays.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another convenient transportation alternative to get to Leeds from the airport. It is a great option to explore the beauty of the city and its surroundings.

There are various rental car companies located at the Car Rental Centre. There are free shuttle buses that provide transportation from the terminal to the Car Rental Centre. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, and Hertz. You can also return your vehicle at the airport before your departure.

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

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For Auckland-Leeds flights, you can use Auckland Airport, Mechanics Bay Airport as departure airport, and Leeds Bradford Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Auckland-Leeds and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Auckland-Leeds is 18101 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 22 hour 30 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Auckland-Leeds flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Auckland-Leeds flights is Monday.

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