Which rail pass do I need?

This page is to help you determine which rail pass will best suit your travel needs.

Simply identify the rail line you use, the stops you frequently travel between - and find their associated zones. These are the zones you will need your rail pass to cover travel between.

  • STOP ZONE
    Wellington Station 1
    Crofton Downs Station 3
    Ngaio Station 3
    Awarua Street Station 3
    Simla Crescent Station 3
    Box Hill Station 3
    Khandallah Station 3
    Raroa Station 3
    Johnsonville Station 3
  • STOP ZONE
    Wellington Station 1
    Takapu Road Station 4
    Redwood Station 4
    Tawa Station 4
    Linden Station 4
    Kenepuru Station 5
    Porirua Station 5
    Paremata Station 5
    Mana Station 6
    Plimmerton Station 6
    Pukerua Bay Station 7
    Paekakariki Station 8
    Paraparaumu Station 9
    Waikanae Station 10
  • STOP ZONE
    Wellington Station 1
    Ngauranga Station 3
    Petone Station 4
    Ava Station 4
    Woburn Station 4
    Waterloo Station 4
    Epuni Station 5
    Naenae Station 5
    Wingate Station 5
    Taita Station 5
    Pomare Station 5
    Manor Park Station 6
    Silverstream Station 6
    Heretaunga Station 6
    Trentham Station 6
    Wallaceville Station 7
    Upper Hutt Station 7
  • STOP ZONE
    Wellington Station 1
    Ngauranga Station 3
    Petone Station 4
    Western Hutt Station 4
    Melling Station 4
  • STOP ZONE
    Wellington Station 1
    Petone Station 4
    Waterloo Station 4
    Upper Hutt Station 7
    Maymorn Station 8
    Featherston Station 11
    Woodside Station 12
    Matarawa Station 13
    Carterton Station 13
    Solway Station 14
    Renall Street Station 14
    Masterton Station 14

Select rail passes will also cover some bus travel (between zone 4 and the outer zone included in your pass). This will be the case if all of the following criteria are met:

  1. Your pass includes zone 1
  2. Your pass includes zone 4 or higher

It does not include bus travel within zones 1 to 3, such as Wellington City or Johnsonville. It also excludes routes 81, 83 and 84.

Number of zones covered by the pass Adult pass Child pass
1 $55.20 $27.60
2 $90.60 $45.30
3 $120.90 $60.60
4 $135.60 $67.80
5 $165.60 $82.80
6 $210.60 $105.30
7 $238.80 $119.40
8 $266.70 $133.50
9 $301.20 $150.60
10 $330.90 $165.60
11 $379.20 $189.60
12 $407.40 $203.70
13 $449.40 $224.70
14 $478.50 $239.40

 

Prices from 1st July 2024

Number of zones covered by the pass Adult pass Child pass
1 $60.60 $30.30
2 $99.60 $49.80
3 $132.90 $66.60
4 $149.10 $74.70
5 $182.10 $91.20
6 $231.60 $115.80
7 $262.80 $131.40
8 $293.40 $146.70
9 $331.20 $165.60
10 $363.90 $182.10
11 $417.00 $208.50
12 $448.20 $224.10
13 $494.40 $247.20
14 $526.50 $263.40