Tauranga Urban and School bus fares

 Cash fares

Adult (over 15) $3.40
Child (5 - 15) $2.00
Child (under 5) Free
Supergold card peak hours $2.00
Student (valid ID required) $2.00

NZ Supergold - Bay of Plenty Regional Council reviewed the SuperGold Card hours free travel period and extended them as a trial until 30 June 2020 on all Bayhopper and Cityride services.  

During the the trial period eligible card holders (aged 65 and over) will now have free bus travel on the regional network from:

  • 9am on weekdays;
  • and all day on weekends and public holidays. 

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 card off-peak (Monday to Friday 9am - 3pm, after 6.30pm; all day Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays) Free
Student (valid ID required) $1.60

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

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.