Find out about public transport for travel within New Zealand's main cities.
Auckland’s downtown area is compact and walkable, but its natural beauty lies outside the city centre. Buses and ferries are the best way to get there.
The ATHop card is Auckland's prepay transport card; it will save you money on transport if you're planning to be in the city for a few days.
Wellington’s compact CBD makes it a great place to walk! But there are also plenty of public transport options. To pay your fare on Wellington's transport network, you can use cash or a range of prepay cards (depending on which bus company you'll be using). See how to pay your fare for more information.
Being a flat city, Christchurch is a popular place to cycle, with dedicated cycle lanes throughout the CBD.
If you’re staying in Queenstown and are planning to do adventure activities or tours, your provider may offer a shuttle service. Check when you book.