Service Updates

  • Christmas Timetables

    24 Dec 2020 - 4 Jan 2021

    It’s the silly season!  We have an update on our services over the Christmas holidays, please note some of our usual services will not be running during this time.

    CityLink:

    Thursday 24 Dec – Normal services are FREE

    Friday 25 Dec – No services

    Saturday 26 Dec – All services, normal timetables

    Sunday 27 Dec and Monday 28 Dec – No services

    29, 30 and 31 Dec – All services, normal timetables

    Friday 1 Jan 2021 – No services

    Saturday 2 Jan 2021  – Normal services

    Sunday 3 Jan 2021 and Monday 4 Jan 2021 – No services

    Far North:

    Free Service on Thursday 24 December.

    No services from Friday 25 December to Sunday 10 January, services return on Monday 11 January.

    Mid North and Hokianga:

    Free Service on Thursday 24 December

    Between 26th December 2020 and 2 January 2021 the route from Omapere to Kaikohe (Route 1) and Kaikohe to Kerikeri/Waipapa (Route 2) will operate as normal.

    There will be no service from Kaikohe to Kerikeri via Paihia/Waitangi on these days.

    Bream Bay Link:

    Free service on Thursday 24 December, services run as normal from Thursday 31 December.

    Hikurangi Link and Whangarei Heads Link:

    Free Service on Thursday 24 December, services run as normal from Thursday 31 December.

    Merry Christmas from Waka Kotahi and Northland Regional Council.

  • COVID-19 Bus services update

    Northland is at Alert Level 1

    It is not a requirement to wear a face mask on public transport, but it is encouraged. A mask or face covering needs to cover both your nose and mouth. It is important not to touch your mask or face and then your face with your hands while you are wearing it.

    Remember to be kind. Together we can stop the spread of Covid-19:

    • Masks limit the chance of Covid-19 spreading in places where it is often harder to distance yourself from people you don’t know.
    • Our transport services are still running on the normal timetable. Changes may occur at short notice.
    • Stay home if you are sick.
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    Covid 19 Update – Protect others, protect yourself

    As at noon Wednesday 12 August, Northland is at Covid-19 Alert Level 2.  All BusLink services are continuing to run as normal with new procedures in place for ensuring the safety of passengers and drivers.

    The key information about services is outlined below.

    Face masks and coverings

    Protect others, protect yourself – Face coverings or masks will be mandatory for anyone using public transport as of Monday 31 August 2020.  Face coverings such as a bandana or a scarf can be used if you do not have a mask.

    Masks limit the chance of Covid-19 spreading in places where it is often harder to distance yourself from people you don’t know.

    Please ensure that from Monday 31 August that before boarding any public transport that you’re wearing a mask or face covering.

    Tips to keep you safe:

    • Keep 1 meter apart – Stay safe, keep your distance from others while you wait for the bus
    • Use the window seats if possible
    • Avoid direct contact with the driver
    • Keep a 2-metre distance from people at all times
    • If you are travelling with a friend or family member it is ok to sit together
    • Stay home if you are sick.

    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.

    Your cooperation is crucial if New Zealand’s response to COVID-19 is to be effective.  Remember to be kind. Together we can stop the spread of COVID-19.

  • Mid North Links 1, 2 and 3 and the Hokianga Link

    Changes to Mid-North and Hokianga Link services

    1 May 2019

    Please check the updated timetables for the new times and services available from 1 May 2019