Passenger info

What you need to know about our Citylink, Connector and Southlink bus services.

Important service updates and changes - COVID-19

Please read the Taranaki Regional Public Transport Services Update - 24 March 2020.

We've made changes to the Citylink bus services. Please read the important update on Citylink Services.
Download the updated Citylink March 2020 timetable here [PDF, 503 KB].

If you are an essential services worker we want to hear from you.

For more information on changes to Bus Services visit -

Citylink information

Citylink runs weekday commuter services run on nine routes within urban New Plymouth and to Bell Block-Waitara and Omata-Oakura. Info line: 0800 87 22 87

Connector information

The Connector runs four return trips Monday to Friday between Hāwera and New Plymouth, extending from and to Opunake on the first and last run. Info line: 0800 26 63 28

Southlink information

Southlink bus services run one or two days a week and are operated by Weir Brothers and Pickering Motors under contract to the Taranaki Regional Council.

School buses

Citylink school bus services operate within New Plymouth, and between New Plymouth and Omata-Oakura, and between New Plymouth and Bell Block-Waitara and townships beyond Waitara.

Security cameras on buses

Citylink and Connector buses have closed-circuit television cameras. FInd out why they do, and how and where the images may be used.

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