From the City Centre (Cathedral Square)

1. Walk 4 blocks north on Colombo Street

2. Walk 1.5 blocks west on Bealey Avenue

Or take any bus to the north west and get off at Carlton Corner. Bus Route Map

From the Airport

There are 3 possibilities:

1. Bus 29: Leaves the parking outside the international arrivals terminal. It operates between 6AM and 10PM. The fare is around NZ$8. Timetable

Get off the bus at bus-stop 52894 on Victoria Street. Walk back to Bealey Ave and turn right. Walk 1.5 blocks until you find us at 70 Bealey Avenue.

2. Shuttle Bus: Super Shuttle  operates 24 hours and offers door-to-door service. Book online

3. Taxi: Available outside terminals. NZ$40 - NZ$60

Rucksacker Taxi 

This is a free pick-up service for Rucksacker guests. To use this service you must:

- Be booked at Rucksacker for at least 2 nights

- Be 2 to 4 people travelling together

- Be OK to travel without seat belts, airbags, climate control, electric windows, etc.

Please note: Service is subject to driver availability. May be a different vehicle.

Pickup from “The Loop”, under the “Express Park” building (see airport map above)

Chev Beach

 Original New Brighton Taxi 1950’s


New Rucksacker Taxi 2018

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