Where to use Snapper

You can use Snapper to pay for your fares on the following transport modes in the Greater Wellington Region. Check out the specific transport page to find out more about where, how and what discounts are available.


Snapper is the electronic smart card payment option for the Greater Wellington Region. Whether you are using the bus to travel every day or just occasionally Snapper is a great way to pay.

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Snapper on Rail

Customers using Metlink rail lines can pay for their travel using Snapper.

Snapper card readers are located on each platform, primarily located near entrances and exits. You will tag on before boarding the train, by holding your Snapper card to the card reader, “fish to fish.” At the end of your journey, you will tag off on the platform where you exit the train.

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