The Northern Explorer will always stop at Auckland Strand Station. Check-in opens at 7:00 am and closes 20 minutes before departure. You are able to purchase tickets for the Northern Explorer at Auckland Strand Station, however we strongly encourage you to book online in advance.
Auckland Strand Railway Station, Ngaoho Place, Parnell, Auckland 1010
Northern Explorer arrival & departure times
|Day||Depart to Wellington||Arrive from Wellington|
|Mon • Thu • Sat||07:45||-----|
|Tue • Fri • Sun||-----||18:50|
|Wednesday||No service||No service|
Please note, from September, the Northern Explorer will depart from Wellington on Wednesdays instead of Tuesday.
Auckland Strand Facilities
Step free access
If you're getting a taxi to Auckland Strand, book with Auckland Co-op taxis through their app. Just search 3003000 in the App Store or Google Play to download the app and use promo code GREATJOURNEYS for a 5% discount off normal fares.
Long Term Parking
There are two Wilson car-parks nearby that use the ParkMate Mobile App. Using the App, you can simply park and use the App to sign-in. The App will then charge you until you sign out - so you don't need to predetermine your length of stay. Please use the links below for accurate details on charges: