Taranaki Regional Council logo.Citylink, the Hawera-New Plymouth Connector and SouthLink services are operated under contract to the Taranaki Regional Council.

Other bus services 

NP airport shuttle

Intercity Coachlines


Tranzit Coachlines

Kiwi Tours

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Citylink fare changes

New fares apply on Citylink services. Fare table

Hobson/Leach St corner is not a public bus stop

The coach/bus stop outside the Novotel Hotel on the corner of Hobson/Leach Streets is not a public bus stop. Citylink passengers will not be picked up or dropped off at this stop.

SuperGold Card good on Connector

SuperGold Card. Seniors with SuperGold Cards can now travel for free on the Hawera- New Plymouth Connector bus service during off-peak hours. Cardholders using the service between 9am and 3pm will not have to pay a fare if they show their card to the driver. For information on SuperGold Cards, go to www.supergold.govt.nz. See also the Connector timetable.

Track the Connector in real time

TrackABus.Real-time online and text tracking of the Hawera-New Plymouth Connector is now available through TrackABus.

Hawera-NP Connector.Simply go to www.trackabus.co.nz/taranaki/#SH3 and select the appropriate journey direction. Then click on your bus stop for an update. The website is optimised for desktop, tablet and mobile browsers. 

For text updates, send the code NPY and the bus stop number to 400. Find your bus stop number on the Connector timetable.