COVID- 19 Bus Update

COVID- 19 Bus Update

7PM March 23 2020

Free travel on buses

  • Bus travel will be free from Tuesday 24 March until further notice to avoid direct contact between drivers and passengers.


Reducing face to face contact

  • Practise physical distancing while on board – sit in separate rows to other passengers if you can.
  • Bus entry and exit will be by the rear doors where possible. This excludes wheelchair users who require the ramp for boarding.


Decreased service level

  • As of Wednesday March 25 all urban buses will run to the weekend service timetable
  • As of Wednesday March 25 Tertiary services are cancelled until further notice
  • As of Thursday March 26 all school services are cancelled until further notice.
  • Please continue to check as there may be further changes as we assess the rapidly changing situation

COVID-19 Updates

The best place to find the latest information about the COVID-19 situation in New Zealand is on the Ministry of Health’s website and the Government's main COVID-19 website.