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City (Ariki St) to Bell Block/Waitara

  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
  • Fri
Bus Centre - Bay E 8:10 am 8:10 am 10:25 am 1:00 pm 3:25 pm 5:25 pm
Sacred Heart Girls' College - 3034, Oakura 44 - 8:13 am - - - -
RJ Eager/Fitzroy 8:16 am 8:16 am 10:31 am 1:06 pm 3:31 pm 5:31 pm
The Valley 8:20 am 8:20 am 10:35 am 1:10 pm 3:35 pm 5:35 pm
The Warehouse - Bell Block 8:25 am 8:25 am 10:40 am 1:15 pm 3:40 pm -
Wynyard Street (near 20) - - - - - -
Nugent Street (near 16) - - - - - -
Parklands Shops 8:28 am 8:28 am 10:42 am 1:17 pm 3:42 pm 5:40 pm
Cracroft Street, Waitara (near 104) - - - - - -
Centennial Avenue, Waitara (near 89) - - - - - -
Cracroft Street, Waitara (near 69) - - - - - -
McLean Street, Waitara (near 87) - - - - - -
Queen Street, Waitara (near 39) - - - - - -
Princess/Richmond 8:55 am 8:55 am 11:07 am 1:40 pm 4:05 pm 6:05 pm

Map showing Route 20 - Bell Block/Waitara

Route20 BellBlockWaitara

Citylink fares - Bell Block-Waitara

Zone Within NP NP ↔ Bell Block BB ↔ Waitara NP ↔ Waitara
Adult fares - single trip       
Cash $3.70  $4.20 $4.20 $6.20
Smart Card  $2.67  $3.09 $3.09  $4.63 
Child and concession fares - single trip       
Cash $2.30 $2.60 $2.60 $3,80
Smart Card  $1.80 $2.10  $2.10  $3.00


General information on Citylink fares

Fare zones

New Plymouth: New Plymouth from the 100 km/h sign on South Road (west of NP) through along Devon Road (SH3) north up to and including Egmont Road. South to the corner of SH3 and Mangorei Road.

Bell Block: Bell Block township from (but excluding) Egmont Road along Devon Road (SH3), along Devon Road through to and including Mountain Road.

Waitara: Waitara township from (but excluding) Mountain Road through Brixton, to the corner Main North Road and Bayly Street. South along Princess St to and including Rahiri Street

Transfer tickets

The ticket you get from the driver (your fare receipt) doubles as a free transfer ticket, allowing you to transfer directly from one route to another route within an hour of boarding the first bus. Present the ticket to the next bus driver.

Smart Cards

Want discounted fares? Want to avoid the hassles of carrying cash? Smart Card ticketing is available on all services.

The initial cost is $15 — $5 for the card and $10 worth of travel to get you started. The minimum recharge amount is $5. They can recharged on the bus (cash only) or at Puke Ariki i-SITE, Ariki St Bus Centre, Waitara Library, Bell Block Library or Tranzit Coachlines.

Cards can be obtained from:

  • Puke Ariki i-SITE.
  • Bus Centre Ariki Street, (Dalroy Tours office), between 9.30-3.30pm Monday to Friday
  • Tranzit Coachlines, 15 Sunley St, New Plymouth.

Application forms are also available on Citylink buses, or can be downloaded from this page.

On the bus, place the Smart Card on the electronic card reader and tell the driver your destination.

Links and downloads

Smart Card FAQs

Smart Card terms and conditions

Application form [PDF, 355 KB]

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