The Northern Explorer will always stop at Hamilton Station. Please check in at the station at least 20 minutes prior to departure. You are able to purchase tickets for the Northern Explorer at Hamilton Station, however we strongly encourage you to book online in advance.
Hamilton Railway Station, Fraser Street , Frankton , Hamilton
Northern Explorer arrival & departure times
|Day||To Wellington||To Auckland|
|Mon • Thu • Sat||10:15 (10.15am)||-----|
|Tue • Fri • Sun||-----||16:30 (4.30pm)|
Please note, from September, the Northern Explorer will depart from Wellington on Wednesdays instead of Tuesday.
Hamilton Station Facilities
Covered seating area
Step free access
Please speak to the on-board staff to organise a taxi to collect you
Long Term Parking
The nearest bus stop is on Queen's Avenue, just at the end of Fraser Street. Buses to and from the Transport Centre at the heart of Hamilton's CBD leave every 30 minutes. The walk between the bus stop and station is about seven minutes and the bus journey takes around 14 minutes.