Te Huia train service returns to Auckland

Published on 25/01/2022 at 7:03 am.

The Te Huia train service between Hamilton and Auckland is now taking train passengers to The Strand Station in central Auckland, stopping at Rotokuri Hub (Hamilton), Huntly, Papakura and Puhinui Station for bus bus connections to Auckland Airport and terminating at the The Strand in Auckland city centre, with a travel time of 2.5 hours each way.

The Te Huia is operating two return services Monday to Friday, departing Hamilton's Frankton Railway Station 6.15am and 2.07pm and departing Auckland's The Stand 9.18am and 5.15pm and one service on Saturday departing Hamilton 7.41am and departing Auckland 5.40pm. There are no train services on Sunday.

Local AT Metro bus service 755 departs The Strand railway station to Commerce Street near Britomart Transport Centre departing bus stop 1353 at 8.54am and 4.41pm Monday to Friday and 10.29am on Saturday.

From the city centre to The Strand railway station, departing from Stop 7028 corner of Commerce and Fort Streets 8.45am and 4.45pm Monday to Friday and either 4.45pm or 5.15pm on Saturday to Stop 1358 on The Strand.

AT Blue Hop or AT Gold Hop cards can be used to to travel from the city centre to The Strand Railway Station.

The Transit phone app can used for AT Metro trains, buses and ferry services within the Auckland region.

The one way fare for travel between Hamilton and The Strand Station in Auckland will be $18.00 each way using a Beecard, which can be purchased on the train as well as cash fares.

There are a range of Family Passes for travel on the Te Huia train service between Hamilton and Auckland.

SuperGold Card holders with their concession loaded onto a Beecard, receive free travel on Te Huia train service only from 1 February 2022 but can not be used on bus, train and ferry services in the Auckland region.

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