Fares

Note: Buses have no eftpos or credit card facilities. Please ensure you have cash or use a Smartride card. A Smartride card is a reusable prepay smartcard which can be used for travel, saving you the hassle of carrying cash.  Smartride card users receive a discount on the regular cash fares.

Adult fares

  Rotorua iSite Kaingaroa Murupara
Rotorua iSite -  $8.40 $12.00 
Kaingaroa $8.40  $3.70 
Murupara $12.00  $3.70 

Concession fares

  Rotorua iSite Kaingaroa Murupara
Rotorua iSite -  $5.00 $7.20
Kaingaroa $5.00 $2.20
Murupara $7.20 $2.20

 

Concession fares apply to the following groups:

  • Children aged 5 - 15 years
  • Secondary school students (with a valid student ID)
  • Tertiary students (with a valid student ID and must be NZQA registered institution)
  • NZ SuperGold card peak-time travel

Children under 5 travel free

NZ Supergold card free off-peak travel (Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm; all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)

 

 

Fares to Opotiki

From Adult Concession
Potaka (School) $16.60 $10.00
Whangaparoa (Marae) $16.30 $9.80
Oruaiti Beach (Motorcamp) $15.20 $9.10
Waihau Bay (Store) $14.70 $8.80
Raukokere (Marae) $14.20 $8.50
Papatea (Roadside) $13.10 $7.90
Whanarua Bay (Homestay) $12.40 $7.40
Te Kaha (Schoolhouse Bay) $10.20 $6.10
Te Kaha (Holiday Park) $10.20 $6.10
Waiorore (Marae) $8.40 $5.00
Omaio (Store) $7.80 $4.70
Whitianga (Marae) $6.60 $4.00
Maraenui (School) $5.30 $3.20
Hawai (Marae) $4.40 $2.60
Torere (Marae) $3.50 $2.10
Opape (Motorcamp) $2.50 $1.50
Tirohanga (Store) $2.50 $1.50

(Final stop in Opotiki is Moody Place)

Fares from Opotiki (departing 43 St John St)

  Until 8 January From 9 January
To Adult Concession Adult Concession
Tirohanga (Store) $2.40 $1.50 $2.50 $1.50
Opape (Motorcamp) $2.40 $1.50 $2.50 $1.50
Torere (Marae) $3.30 $2.00 $3.50 $2.10
Hawai (Marae) $4.20 $2.50 $4.40 $2.60
Maraenui (School) $5.00 $3.00 $5.30 $3.20
Whitianga (Marae) $6.30 $3.80 $6.60 $4.00
Omaio (Store) $7.40 $4.50 $7.80 $4.70
Waiorore (Marae) $8.00 $4.80 $8.40 $5.00
Te Kaha (Holiday Park) $9.70 $5.80 $10.20 $6.10
Te Kaha (Schoolhouse) $9.70 $5.80 $10.20 $6.10
Whanarua Bay (Homestay) $11.80 $7.00 $12.40 $7.40
Papatea (Roadside) $12.50 $7.50 $13.10 $7.90
Ruakokore (Marae) $13.50 $8.10 $14.20 $8.50
Waihau Bay (Store) $14.00 $8.40 $14.70 $8.80
Oruaiti Beach (Motorcamp)  $14.50  $8.70 $15.20 $9.10
Whangaparoa (Marae) $15.50 $9.30 $16.30 $9.80
Potaka (School) $15.80 $9.50 $16.60 $10.00

 Concession fares apply to the following groups:

  • Children aged 5 - 15 years
  • Secondary school students (with a valid student ID)
  • Tertiary students (with a valid student ID and must be NZQA registered institution)
  • NZ SuperGold card peak-time travel

Children under 5 travel free

NZ Supergold card free off-peak travel (Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm; all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)

 

Adult fares

  Rotorua iSite Kaingaroa Murupara Minginui Ruatahuna
Rotorua iSite - $8.40  $12.00 $14.20  $15.80
Kaingaroa $8.40  $3.70 
Murupara $12.00 $3.70  $3.90  $8.80 
Minginui $14.20  $3.90 $5.30 
Ruatahuna $15.80  $8.80 $5.30 

Concession fares

  Rotorua iSite Kaingaroa Murupara Minginui Ruatahuna
Rotorua iSite - $5.00 $7.20 $8.50 $9.50
Kaingaroa $5.00 - $2.20 - -
Murupara $7.20 $2.20 - $2.30 $5.30
Minginui $8.50 - $2.30 - $3.20
Ruatahuna $9.50 - $5.30 $3.20 -

Concession fares apply to the following groups:

  • Children aged 5 - 15 years
  • Secondary school students (with a valid student ID)
  • Tertiary students (with a valid student ID and must be NZQA registered institution)
  • NZ SuperGold card peak-time travel

Children under 5 travel free

NZ Supergold card free off-peak travel (Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm; all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)

 

Standard one way cash fare $2.70
Smartride Card standard one way fare $1.89
Transfers: Tickets are valid for one transfer within 60 minutes of issue. Excludes transfers between routes 3 and 10 and routes 5 and 7. Return travel excluded.   
Children under 5 Free
NZ Supergold Card 
(Off peak hours only: Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm; Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)
Free
Daysaver Travel on any Cityride routes (valid on day of issue) $8.60

 

 Cash fares

Adult (over 15) $3.40
Child (5 - 15) $2.00
Child (under 5) Free
Supergold card peak hours $2.00
Supergold card off-peak (Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm; Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays) Free
Student (valid ID required) $2.00
Schoolhopper  $2.00

Transfers: Tickets are valid for one transfer within 60 minutes of issue. Excludes return travel. 

 Smartride fares

Adult $2.72
Child (5 - 15) $1.60
Supergold card peak hours $1.60
Supergold off peak (Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm; Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays) Free
Student (valid ID required) $1.60
Schoolhopper $1.60

Smartride cards are available on the bus or from the Tauranga iSite. Minimum purchase $10 travel.

 Schoolhopper fares

Schoolhopper fare (With a Smartride card) $1.60
Schoolhopper fare (Cash) $2.00

Schoolhopper is a dedicated school bus service for Tauranga students.

 Daysaver fare

Adult daysaver $7.80
Child daysaver $5.60

 Daysaver fares allow you to travel anywhere on the Bayhopper Tauranga urban network for the day of issue.

Schoolhopper student fares (valid ID required)

Student cash $2.00
Student Smartride $1.60

Transfers: Tickets are valid for one transfer within 60 minutes of issue. Excludes return travel. 

Smartride cards are available on the bus or from the Tauranga iSite. Minimum purchase $10 travel.

 

 Cash fares

Adult (over 15) $3.40
Child (5 - 15) $2.00
Child (under 5) Free
Supergold card peak hours $2.00
Supergold card off-peak (Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm; Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays) Free
Student (valid ID required) $2.00

 

 

 

 

 Adult fares

  Rotorua Rotorua
Airport

Junction
SH 30/33

Okere
Falls

Te Puke  Bayfair Mount
Maunganui
Tauranga
CBD
Rotorua   $2.70  $3.40 $3.90 $8.30 $10.50 $11.60 $12.20
Rotorua Airport $2.70  $1.70 $2.20 $7.10 $9.30 $10.50 $11.60
 Junction SH 30/33  $3.40  $1.70 $2.2 $6.60  $9.30 $10.00  $10.50
Okere Falls $3.90 $2.20 $2.20  $5.60 $7.80  $8.30  $10.00
Te Puke $8.30 $7.10 $6.60  $5.60   $4.50  $4.50  $4.90
Bayfair $10.50 $9.30 $9.30 $7.80  $4.50 
Mount Maunganui $11.60 $10.50 $10.00 $8.30  $4.50   - - -
Tauranga CBD $12.20 $11.60  $10.50 $10.00  $4.90  -  -  -

20% discount with Cityride Rotorua Smartcard.

Children under 5 years FREE.

No other concessions available.

 

  Te Puke to Bayfair Te Puke to Tauranga
Adult cash $4.50 $5.70
Adult Smartride Card $3.60 $4.56
Concession $2.70 $3.40
Concession and Smartride $2.16 $2.74

 

Concession fares apply to the following groups:

  • Children aged 5 - 15 years
  • Secondary school students (with a valid student ID)
  • Tertiary students (with a valid student ID and must be NZQA registered institution)
  • NZ SuperGold card peak-time travel

Children under 5 travel free

NZ Supergold card free off-peak travel (Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm; all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)

Adult fares

  Kawerau Te Teko Edgecumbe Awakeri Whakatane
Kawerau - $3.20 $5.30 $5.70 $7.60
Te Teko $3.20 - $2.10 $3.90 $5.70
Edgecumbe $5.30 $2.10 - $2.10 $4.50
Awakeri $5.70 $3.90 $2.10 - $3.20
Whakatane $7.60 $5.70 $4.50 $3.20 -
Matata $12.60 $10.70 $8.80 $8.20 $5.00
Pukehina/Pongakawa $15.60 $14.50 $13.20 $12.60 $9.10
Maketu/Te Puke $15.60 $15.60 $15.60 $14.70 $11.00
Papamoa Plaza/Bayfair $15.60 $15.60 $15.60 $15.60 $13.70
Tauranga CBD/Hospital $15.60 $15.60 $15.60 $15.60 $15.20

 

  Matata Pukehina/
Pongakawa
Maketu/
Te Puke
Papamoa Plaza/
Bayfair
Tauranga CBD/
Hospital
Kawerau $12.60 $15.60 $15.60 $15.60 $15.60
Te Teko $10.70 $14.50 $15.60 $15.60 $15.60
Edgecumbe $8.80 $13.20 $15.60 $15.60 $15.60
Awakeri $8.20 $12.60 $14.70 $15.60 $15.60
Whakatane $5.00 $9.10 $11.00 $13.70 $15.20
Matata - $5.00 $6.80 $9.10 $11.06
Pukehina/Pongakawa $5.00 $3.70 $4.20 $6.10 $7.60
Maketu/Te Puke $6.80 $4.20 $3.70 $4.50 $5.70
Papamoa Plaza/Bayfair $9.10 $6.10 $4.50 $3.40 $3.40
Tauranga CBD/Hospital $11.60 $7.60 $5.70 $3.40 $3.40

 Concession fares

  Kawerau Te Teko Edgecombe Awakeri Whakatane
Kawerau - $1.90 $3.20 $3.40 $4.60
Te Teko $1.90 - $1.30 $2.30 $3.40
Edgecumbe $3.20 $1.30 - $1.30 $2.70
Awakeri $3.40 $2.30 $1.30 - $1.90
Whakatane $4.60 $3.40 $2.70 $1.90 -
Matata $7.60 $6.40 $5.30 $4.90 $3.00
Pukehina/Pongakawa $9.40 $8.70 $7.90 $7.60 $5.50
Maketu/Te Puke $9.40 $9.40 $9.40 $8.80 $6.60
Papamoa Plaza/Bayfair $9.40 $9.40 $9.40 $9.40 $8.20
Tauranga CBD/Hospital $9.40 $9.40 $9.40 $9.40 $9.10

 

  Matata Pukehina/
Pongakawa
Maketu/
Te Puke
Papamoa Plaza/
Bayfair
Tauranga CBD/
Hospital
Kawerau $7.60 $9.40 $9.40 $9.40 $9.40
Te Teko $6.40 $8.70 $9.40 $9.40 $9.40
Edgecumbe $5.30 $7.90 $9.40 $9.40 $9.40
Awakeri $4.90 $7.60 $8.80 $9.40 $9.40
Whakatane $3.00 $5.50 $6.60 $8.20 $9.10
Matata - $3.00 $4.10 $5.50 $7.00
Pukehina/Pongakawa $3.00 $2.20 $2.50 $3.70 $4.60
Maketu/Te Puke $4.10 $2.50 $2.20 $2.70 $3.40
Papamoa Plaza/Bayfair $5.50 $3.70 $2.70 $2.00 $2.00
Tauranga CBD/Hospital $7.00 $4.60 $2.70 $2.00 $2.00

Concession fares apply to the following groups:

  • Children aged 5 - 15 years
  • Secondary school students (with a valid student ID)
  • Tertiary students (with a valid student ID and must be NZQA registered institution)
  • NZ SuperGold card peak-time travel

Children under 5 travel free

NZ Supergold card free off-peak travel (Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm; all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)

 

Adult fares

  Matata Edgecumbe Awakeri Whakatane
Matata $3.9 $4.40 $5.00
Edgecumbe $3.90  $2.10 $4.40
Awakeri $4.40  $2.10 $3.9
Whakatane $5.00 $4.40 $3.90 -

 Concession fares

  Matata Edgecumbe Awakeri Whakatane
Matata $2.3 $2.60  $3.00 
Edgecumbe $2.30  $1.30  $2.60 
Awakeri $2.60  $1.30  $2.30 
Whakatane $3.00  $2.60 2.3 -

Concession fares apply to the following groups:

  • Children aged 5 - 15 years
  • Secondary school students (with a valid student ID)
  • Tertiary students (with a valid student ID and must be NZQA registered institution)
  • NZ SuperGold card peak-time travel

Children under 5 travel free

NZ Supergold card free off-peak travel (Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm; all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)

 

 

  Cash Smartride
Adult  $3.40  $2.72
Concession  $2.00  $1.60

Concession fares apply to the following groups:

  • Children aged 5 - 15 years
  • Secondary school students (with a valid student ID)
  • Tertiary students (with a valid student ID and must be NZQA registered institution)
  • NZ SuperGold card peak-time travel

Children under 5 travel free

NZ Supergold card free off-peak travel (Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm; all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)

Adult fares

  Opotiki Kutarere Waimana Taneatua Whakatane
Opotiki $3.70  $5.70  $7.60  $9.50
Kutarere  $3.70  $2.60  $4.40  $7.60 
Waimana $5.70  $2.60  $2.60  $5.70 
Taneatua $7.60  $4.40  $2.60  $3.70 
Whakatane $9.40  $7.60  $5.70  $3.70 
Matata $14.50  $12.60  $9.50  $7.60  $5.00
Pukehina/Pongakawa $15.60  $15.60  $14.50 $12.60  $9.10
Maketu/Te Puke $15.60  $15.60  $15.60  $14.50 $11.00 
Papamoa Plaza/Bayfair $15.60  $15.60  $15.60  $15.60  $13.70 
Tauranga CBD/Hospital $15.60  $15.60  $15.60  $15.60  $15.20

 

  Matata Pukehina/
Pongakawa
Maketu/
Te Puke
Papamoa Plaza/
Bayfair
Tauranga CBD/
Hospital
Opotiki $14.50  $15.60  $15.60  $15.60  $15.60 
Kutarere $12.60  $15.60 $15.60  $15.60  $15.60 
Waimana $9.50  $14.50  $15.60  $15.60  $15.60 
Taneatua $7.60  $12.60  $14.50  $15.60  $15.60 
Whakatane $5.00 $9.10  $11.00  $13.70  $14.50
Matata $5.00  $6.80  $9.10 $11.00 
Pukehina/Pongakawa $5.00 $3.70 $4.20  $6.10  $7.20 
Maketu/Te Puke $6.80  $4.20  $3.70 $4.50  $5.40 
Papamoa Plaza/Bayfair $9.10 $6.10  $4.50  $3.40 $3.40
Tauranga CBD/Hospital $11.60  $7.60  $5.70  $3.40 $3.40

 Concession fares

  Opotiki Kutarere Waimana Taneatua Whakatane
Opotiki $2.20  $3.40  $4.60  $5.70 
Kutarere $2.20  $1.60  $2.60  $4.60 
Waimana $3.40  $1.60  $1.60  $3.40 
Taneatua $4.60  $2.60  $1.60  $2.20 
Whakatane $5.70  $4.60  $3.40  $2.20 
Matata $8.70  $7.60  $5.70 $4.60  $3.00
Pukehina/Pongakawa $9.40  $9.40  $8.70  $7.60  $5.50 
Maketu/Te Puke $9.40  $9.40  $9.40  $8.70  $6.60 
Papamoa Plaza/Bayfair $9.40  $9.40  $9.40  $9.40  $8.20 
Tauranga CBD/Hospital $9.40  $9.40  $9.40  $9.40  $9.10 

 

  Matata Pukehina/
Pongakawa
Maketu/
Te Puke
Papamoa Plaza/
Bayfair
Tauranga CBD/
Hospital
Opotiki $8.70  $9.40 $9.40 $9.40 $9.40
Kutarere $7.60  $9.40 $9.40 $9.40 $9.40
Waimana $5.70  $8.70  $9.40 $9.40 $9.40
Taneatua $4.60  $7.60  $8.70  $9.40 $9.40
Whakatane $3.00  $5.50  $6.60  $8.20 $9.10 
Matata $3.00  $4.10  $5.50  $7.00
Pukehina/Pongakawa $3.00  $2.20 $2.50  $3.70  $4.60 
Maketu/Te Puke $4.10 $2.50 $2.20 $2.70  $3.40 
Papamoa Plaza/Bayfair $5.50  $3.70 $2.70  $2.00 $2.00
Tauranga CBD/Hospital $7.00 $4.60  $3.40  $2.00 $2.00

 

Concession fares apply to the following groups:

  • Children aged 5 - 15 years
  • Secondary school students (with a valid student ID)
  • Tertiary students (with a valid student ID and must be NZQA registered institution)
  • NZ SuperGold card peak-time travel

Children under 5 travel free

NZ Supergold card free off-peak travel (Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm; all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)

 

Adult fares

  Whakatane Matata Pukehina/
Pongakawa
Maketu/
Te Puke
Papamoa Plaza/
Bayfair
Tauranga CBD/
Hospital
Whakatane $5.00  $9.10 $11.00  $13.70  $15.20 
Matata $5.00 $5.00  $6.80  $9.10 $11.60 
Pukehina/Pongakawa $9.10 $5.00  $3.70 $4.20  $6.10  $7.60 
Maketu/Te Puke $11.00  $6.80  $4.20 $3.70 $4.50  $5.70 
Papamoa Plaza/Bayfair $13.70  $9.10  $6.10  $4.50  $3.40 $3.40
Tauranga CBD/Hospital $15.20  $11.60  $7.60  $5.70 $3.40 $3.40

 

Concession fares

  Whakatane Matata Pukehina/
Pongakawa
Maketu/
Te Puke
Papamoa Plaza/
Bayfair
Tauranga CBD/
Hospital
Whakatane $3.00 $5.50  $6.60  $8.20  $9.10
Matata $3.00 $3.00  $4.10  $5.50  $7.00 
Pukehina/Pongakawa $5.50  $3.00  $2.20 $2.50  $3.70  $4.60 
Maketu/Te Puke $6.60  $4.10  $2.50  $2.20 $2.70  $3.40 
Papamoa Plaza/Bayfair $8.20 $5.50  $3.70  $2.70  $2.00 $2.00
Tauranga CBD/Hospital $9.10 $7.00  $4.60  $3.40  $2.00 $2.00

 

Concession fares apply to the following groups:

  • Children aged 5 - 15 years
  • Secondary school students (with a valid student ID)
  • Tertiary students (with a valid student ID and must be NZQA registered institution)
  • NZ SuperGold card peak-time travel

Children under 5 travel free

NZ Supergold card free off-peak travel (Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm; all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)

 

Adult fares

  Katikati Aongatete Omokoroa  Te Puna Bethlehem Shops Tauranga Tauranga Hospital
Katikati $2.60  $5.00 $6.50  $6.80  $8.20  $8.80
Aongatete $2.60  $3.20 $5.00  $5.70 $6.80  $6.80
Omokoroa  $5.00 $3.20 - $2.60 $3.20 $4.40 $4.40
Te Puna $6.50  $5.00  $2.60 $2.60  $3.40  $3.40
Bethlehem Shops $6.80  $5.70 $3.20 $2.60  $3.40  3.40
Tauranga $8.20  $6.80  $4.40 $3.40  $3.40  $3.40
Tauranga Hospital $8.80 $6.80 $4.40 $3.40 $3.40 $3.40 -

Concession fares

  Katikati Aongatete Omokoroa Te Puna Bethlehem Shops Tauranga Tauranga Hospital
Katikati  - $1.60  $3.00 $3.90  $4.10  $4.90  $5.30
Aongatete $1.60  $1.90 $3.00  $3.40  $4.10  $4.10
Omokoroa  $3.00 $1.90 - $1.60 $1.90 $2.60 $2.60
Te Puna $3.90  $3.00  $1.60 $1.60  $2.00 $2.00
Bethlehem Shops $4.10  $3.40 $1.90 $1.60  $2.00 $2.00
Tauranga $4.90  $4.10  $2.60 $2.00  $2.00 $2.00
Tauranga Hospital $5.30 $4.10 $2.60 $2.00 $2.00 $2.00 -

 

Concession fares apply to the following groups:

  • Children aged 5 - 15 years
  • Secondary school students (with a valid student ID)
  • Tertiary students (with a valid student ID and must be NZQA registered institution)
  • NZ SuperGold card peak-time travel

Children under 5 travel free

NZ Supergold card free off-peak travel (Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm; all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)

 

Adult  $5.00
Concession $3.00


Concession fares apply to the following groups:

  • Children aged 5 - 15 years
  • Secondary school students (with a valid student ID)
  • Tertiary students (with a valid student ID and must be NZQA registered institution)
  • NZ SuperGold card peak-time travel

Children under 5 travel free

NZ Supergold card free off-peak travel (Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm; all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)