Airport Profile

Auckland International Airport is located in the suburb of Mans Gray, Auckland, New Zealand, about 20 kilometers away from the south of the downtown. It is the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand. The Airport has an international terminal and a domestic terminal. It is 33 kilometers (20 miles) away from the downtown, and 50 kilometers (31 miles) away from Anaheim Disneyland.

Airport Map

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Transit Information

Domestic-To-International (International-To-Domestic): 1.5 hours

International-To-International: 55 minutes

Domestic-To-Domestic Transfer Passenger Flow (not applicable to Auckland)

Domestic-To-International Transfer Passenger Flow

The airplane stops at the boarding bridge, and passengers disembark and go to the arrival hall at the first floor through an air bridge--->Walk to or take a free shuttle to the international terminal (refer to the chart for the route or the pick-up point) --->Arrive at the international terminal at the first floor to check in--->Pass the New Zealand Customs at the second floor--->Go through the safety check--->Go down to the first floor's the international departure lounge by escalator or elevator--->Boarding.

Airport Facilities Overview




Located throughout the airport, which is also equipped with special toilets for the disabled.

Baby Diapers Replacement Room

Located within most of the toilet facilities.


Only provided in the waiting hall.

Currency Exchange Office

Located in the Tom Bradley International Terminal and No. 4 Terminal.

Public Phone

Located throughout the airport and equipped with Braille keys.

Travel Information

Located in the Tom Bradley International Terminal and No. 4 Terminal.

Baggage Trolley

Located throughout the airport.

Reception and Assistance Center

The passengers who need help can request being sent to the boarding gate by special personnel. Please ask the customer service agent for help when you need it.

Airport Transportation Guide

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Transportation between the International and Domestic Terminals

There is free bus service for the transportation between the international and domestic terminals from 6:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. every day. The stations locate at the gates of the two terminals, and there are stations at the gates of the domestic terminals for both Air New Zealand and Qantas. The terminals are connected by sidewalks.

Public Coach

"AirBus" provides transport services for the transportation between the Airport and downtown. It takes about one hour and S$ 15 for the ride. There is one coach every 20 minutes during the daytime and every 30 minutes at night.

The first coach at the Airport departs at 6:20 a.m. and the last one departs at 10:00 p.m. to the downtown.

The first coach at the station departs at 6:20 a.m. (at 4:40 am from Nov. 1 to Apr. 30) and the last coach departs at 10:00 p.m. to the Airport. One-way ticket for adults is S$ 15 and round-trip ticket S$ 22. One-way ticket for children (4-14 years old) is S$ 6 and round-trip ticket S$ 12. One-way ticket for backpackers and students is S$ 13 and round-trip ticket S$ 20. The ticket for the ones carrying surfboards, skis or bikes (the bikes must be boxed) requires an additional S$ 6.

The AirBus Service doesn't require reservations, and you can buy a ticket directly from the driver. It will take you about one hour to get to downtown.

Public Bus

The ticket for one person is about S$ 26 and S$ 32 for two persons. It takes about 60 minutes. Taking the shuttle bus is a cost-effective way to reach downtown. There is a discount if two or more persons take the bus, and it increases by about S$ 6 for each additional person. The shuttle bus is usually taken with other passengers. The running time for the shuttle bus depends on traffic conditions and the number of transfer passengers along the way. You had better set aside a large amount of time for getting to the airport if you are going to take an outbound flight.


It takes about S$ 50-65 and about 30 minutes to get to downtown. And it may take you a long time and the fare may be up to S$ 80 during the rush hours from the airport to downtown by taking a taxi.

You had better set aside a large amount of time if you want to get to the airport by taking a taxi. The taxies carrying passengers from the airport are approved to provide cost-effective and safety services.

Rental Car

The major car rental companies conduct their business in the airport terminal. You are strongly recommended to book the car in advance if you want to rent a car.

Self-driving Transportation Guide

It takes you about 45 minutes to get to downtown. To get to the airport from downtown, you can drive from the exit of the No. 1 Expressway Gilles Ave, follow the aerodrome markings to Airport 20A Expressway and then you will see the Airport.