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Transport & Parking


At the Auckland Showgrounds


Car parking is available onsite at the Auckland Showgrounds during most events on a first come, first served, basis.

Accessible car parking is available on site, please request assistance from the car parking attendee upon entry to the venue for directions. For larger events where Alexandra Park is available for car parking, entry is via Campbell Crescent.

Cost of parking


The cost of parking is currently $6 for the first hour and $2 an hour thereafter to a maximum of $18 per day, per vehicle.


Getting here by bus

Frequent bus services run past the Auckland Showgrounds.

From Pt Chevalier and Glen Innes

  • Route 650 travels from Pt Chevalier via UNITEC, St Lukes, Greenlane and Glen Innes and return

  • If travelling from Pt Chevalier get off on Greenlane Road outside the showgrounds

  • If travelling from St Heliers/Glen Innes get off on Greenlane Road opposite the showgrounds

From City/Newmarket

  • Route 321 travels from Britomart to Middlemore Hospital and departs from bus stop 1338 on Commerce Street between Quay and Tyler. Alight from bus on Greenlane Road near the showgrounds.

  • Route 70 is a frequent service that travels from Britomart to Botany Town Centre via Newmarket and then along Great South Road. This bus departs from stop 1420 at 50 Customs Street East. Alight at stop 7612 opposite 205 Great South Rd – just before the intersection with Greenlane Road.

  • Route 30 is a frequent service that travels from the CIty Centre to Onehunga Transport Centre via Newmarket then along Manukau Road. This bus departs from stop 7055 on Queen Street outside The Civic. Alight at stop 8714 at 384 Manukau Rd – just before the intersection with Greenlane Road.

  • The OuterLINK departs from Midtown stop 7088 on Wellesley Street East near the Art Gallery and stop 1094 at 10 Wellesley Street West approximately every 15 minutes 7 days a week. Get off at stop 8065 on Greenlane West near Manukau Road.


Getting here by train


The nearest train station is Greenlane, approximately 25-30 minutes walk to Auckland Showgrounds.

Post-event: You may experience delays between trains when transferring to another line. We recommend checking the timetables and planning your journey to and from events in advance.

You can check the train times by using the Journey Planner or view the full train timetables in PDF format.

For more information, please visit the Auckland Transport website

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