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Service Information:   The Northern Explorer train service between Auckland, Hamilton, National Park, Ohakune, Palmerston North & Wellington operates Monday, Thursday & Saturday. For alternative Auckland to Wellington land travel Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday, please click on the above Bus Services link for online times, fares & instant confirmation reservations
Passenger train & rail routes & travel services from Auckland to Hamilton, Rotorua, Tongariro National Park, Ohakune, Palmerston North, Paraparaumu & Wellington
Auckland Train Timetables and Services
Passenger train services from Auckland
(Train services do not operate on Christmas Day - 25 December)
(Timetable effective from 01 Apr 16)
Auckland to Departs Arrives Frequency   Service Information Train 
Bay of Islands   No passenger train services For bus/coach travel from Auckland to Bay of Islands
Hamilton 7.45am 10.05am M--T-S- Online Fares and Reservations For bus services to Rotorua and Tauranga The Northern Explorer
Hastings   No passenger train services For bus/coach travel from Auckland to Hastings  
Otorohanga 7.45am 10.55am M--T-S- Online Fares and Reservations For Waitomo Village and Caves The Northern Explorer
Napier   No passenger train services For bus/coach travel from Auckland to Napier
National Park 7.45am 1.05pm M--T-S- Online Fares and Reservations For Tongariro National Park and  Whakapapa Skifield The Northern Explorer
New Plymouth   No passenger train services For bus/coach travel from Auckland to New Plymouth
Ohakune 7.45am 1.40pm M--T-S- Online Fares and Reservations For Turoa Skifield The Northern Explorer
Palmerston North 7.45am 4.15pm M--T-S- Online Fares and Reservations The Northern Explorer
Paraparaumu 7.45am 5.30pm M--T-S- Online Fares and Reservations The Northern Explorer
Paihia   No passenger train services For bus/coach travel from Auckland to Paihia
Queenstown   No passenger train services For bus/coach travel from Auckland to Queenstown
Rotorua   No passenger train services For bus/coach travel from Auckland to Rotorua
Taupo   No passenger train services For bus/coach travel from Auckland to Taupo/Lake Taupo
Tauranga   No passenger train services For bus/coach travel from Auckland to Tauranga
Wellington 7.45am 6.25pm M--T-S- Online Fares and Reservations The Northern Explorer
Whanganui   No passenger train services For bus/coach travel from Auckland to Whanganui
Whangarei   No passenger train services For bus/coach travel from Auckland to Whangarei
# Operates from 26 Sep 15 to 1 May 16
Train services does not operate on Christmas Day (25 December)
The above times are for guidance only and may change without notice to suit operational requirements
Frequency: M = Monday  T = Tuesday  W = Wednesday  T = Thursday  F = Friday  S = Saturday  S = Sunday  - = No Service
*  Click for Auckland suburban train services on the Western, Southern, Eastern, Manukau and Onehunga lines only
There are no passenger train or rail services from Auckland to Paihia (Bay of Islands), Auckland to Whangarei, Auckland to Rotorua, Auckland to Taupo, Auckland to Gisborne, Auckland to Napier/Hastings or Auckland to Tauranga.
There is no overnight passenger rail or train service between Auckland, Hamilton, National Park, Ohakune, Palmerston North and Wellington.
There are no regular commuter passenger train services between Auckland and Hamilton