The Yellow Dart offers reliable, quick and easy shuttle transport to Auckland City from selected Auckland Airport Hotels. $17 per person for a one way journey. Children under 12 travel for free.

Tickets must be purchased online or from our partner hotel receptions before boarding.

General Ticket Information

  • Price is quoted in New Zealand dollars.
  • Children under 12 years of age travel free.
  • Tickets will be validated by your driver.
  • Drivers are entitled to request proof of age if uncertain.
  • Drivers will not, under any circumstances, accept cash.
  • No ticket sales available on board the bus.
  • The buses are equipped with internal luggage racks where bags can be safely stored.
  • All buses have wheelchair access.
  • Tickets may be used as GST receipts.

Validity period: Paper tickets from hotels

Each issued paper ticket is valid until it is scanned by the driver.  

Validity period: Online tickets

Online tickets are valid until they are scanned by the driver.


The driver shall not allow any person to board without a valid Yellow Dart ticket.