Parking and Transport
Free public transport is often available for big events at Mt Smart Stadium and Western Springs Stadium. Visit Auckland Transport’s events page to see if free public transport is included with your event ticket.
Free Kids’ Weekend Fares
With a registered AT HOP card, children aged 5-15 years can travel for free on Auckland buses, trains and ferries* on weekends and public holidays. More information at at.govt.nz.
* Excludes SkyBus services and Waiheke Island ferry services.
Auckland Transport City Carpark Availability
For all public transport and carparking information, please visit Auckland Transport.
Parking at The Civic Car Park
Located beneath Aotea Square, entry is via Lower Greys Avenue off Mayoral Drive.
Road resurfacing on Cook Street and Mayoral Drive in the CBD will be taking place from Tuesday 11 February – Thursday 13 February, and Sunday 16 February, between 7 pm and 5 am. There will be road closures and temporary detour routes in place during this period, and there will be no access to the Civic Car Park from the Greys Ave entrance on some evenings as work progress along Mayoral Drive. Patrons are advised to use to use the Mayoral Drive entrance to the carpark during this period instead.
The Civic Car Park has 20 mobility spaces available. Take your mobility card and entry ticket to a pay machine and press the help button for instructions. More information is available on Auckland Transport's website.
You can purchase a pre-paid parking voucher when you book your show or event tickets. You can also add a pre-paid parking voucher to an existing ticket order by calling Ticketmaster at 0800 111 999 or by visiting the Aotea Centre Box Office.
Please note: Pre-paid carparks are only available from 6pm and must be purchased at least 48-hours prior to the event date.
Parking near city venues
Parking in Takapuna
The two main car parks next to the Bruce Mason Centre are operated by Wilson Parking and are located at 2-8 Killarney Street, and 148 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna. These are both Pay and Display parks. We recommend downloading and using the Wilson Parking app ParkMate to save you time and to avoid lining up at the Pay and Display machines. Please note the parking machines do not take cash notes however do accept coins, credit cards, Pay Wave and Apple Pay.
Anzac Street car park offers pay and display parking as well as monthly parking leases with casual parking from $1.
- First 2 hours - $1 per hour
- Hours thereafter - $2 per hour
Monday - Saturday, 6pm - 8am: No Charge
Sunday and Public Holidays: No Charge
Motorcycle and Mobility parking P180: No Charge
* These tariffs are a guideline only and subject to change. Refer to the schedule of fees at the car park entry. For latest info, visit the ILoveTakapuna website.
Parking near stadiums
Public parking around our stadiums is limited. Traffic can also be a challenge for big events, with tens of thousands of people arriving at the same time. We recommend driving to a train station and getting a train to the stadium. Find more info at Auckland Stadiums.
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