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GETTING HERE

Due to the remote location, there is no 'public transport' all the way to Piha...

For a direct service from Auckland City or Auckland Airport to Piha, you will need to organise private transport such as a shuttle, taxi or uber. (See below for info)

You can take public transport closer to Piha. The nearest train stations to Piha are Henderson Station and Glen Eden station- from here you could use a taxi or Uber or hitchhike as it is about 30 minutes drive

 

1. IF YOU HAVE YOUR OWN VEHICLE

Please see our recommended route from Auckland City on Google Maps.

It is a 45min drive from Auckland CBD and 60mins from Auckland Airport.

 

2. UBER

Use the app or you can contact these Uber drivers directly who have said they wish to service Piha:

Generally there is no Uber available from Piha, so perhaps get the contact details from your driver that drops you off.

  • Hadi ph: 0274 112 242

  • Essam ph:021 0257 1375

  • Auckland International airport to Piha: $75-$100

  • Auckland City to Piha: $63 - $85 

  • Henderson/Glen Eden train stations to Piha: $40 -$50

3 TAXI /SHUTTLE

Prices do vary between the taxi companies:

  • Auckland International Airport to Piha: NZ$100- NZ$150 for up to 4 people.

  • Auckland City to Piha: Expect to pay between $100 - $120 for up to 4 people.

  • Henderson/New Lynn/Glen Eden train stations to Piha: $65 - $85

TAXI COMPANIES

  • Western Cabs +64 9-838 9199

  • Auckland Co-op: (09) 300 3000

  • Corporate Cabs: (09) 377 0773

  • Super Shuttle: 0800 Airport Transfers (0800 748 885) | Phone: +64 9 522 5100 | www.supershuttle.co.nz

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4. RENTAL CARS:

 

Renting a car is a great way to see New Zealand as the public transport is not the best at getting you to those remote locations.

 

Check out this rental car comparison tool providing service to all of New Zealand.

5. PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Bus/Train - from Auckland Airport and Auckland City Central to Piha 

NOTE: There is no public transport all the way to Piha.

You can take public transport closer to Piha and then from the train station you'll need to catch a taxi or Uber or hitchhike to Piha.

The closest train stations to Piha are Henderson and Glen Eden

They are both similar distance from Piha. Henderson has Westcity Mall for shopping whereas Glen Eden has limited stores.

 
 

You’ll need an AT HOP card to use public transport. Find out how to get one.

For detailed travel information and to plan your journey, download the AT Mobile app or use the Journey Planner.

From the Airport,  you will need to get to Britomart Station in Auckland CBD, and from there to Piha

(i) Auckland Airport to Auckland City-

The AirportLink bus will take you to Puhinui Station, where you can travel anywhere on the AT network.

View the AirportLink timetable here.

Download AirportLink to city centre: How to take public transport in Auckland (PDF 1MB).

(ii) Auckland CBD to Henderson/Glen Eden train stations, and then to Piha -

From the train station you'll need to catch a taxi or Uber or hitchhike to Piha.

For detailed travel information and to plan your journey, download the AT Mobile app or use the Journey Planner.

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