Bus fares

You can find information on Taranaki bus fares, zones and Bee Cards here. Our fares are based on how many zones you travel through, so check the zone map below and then refer to the fare structure and table to see the relevant fare.


Discounted fares

We’re pleased to confirm that the government’s announcement of the nationwide reducing of public transport fares, comes into effect for Taranaki bus services from Friday 1 April, and includes Total Mobility services.

Please visit our FAQs page for more details.

Table of fares

Zones travelled Bee Card Cash
1 $1 $1.50
2 $1.50 $2
3 $2 $2.50
4 $2.50 $3

Community Connect Concession

Community Service Card holders will get a 50% discount off adult fares on Taranaki Regional Council operated bus services from 31 March 2023.

We are working through the details for this concession with central government and partners. All the information will be made available on our normal channels as soon as details and an exact start date are confirmed. Please check back for more information.

Bee Card

Bee Cards are the preferred method of contactless payment. Bee Cards cost $5, plus a minimum $5 top-up. Cash is still accepted for those who do not have a Bee Card, however you will be charged the higher cash fare.

After you have your Bee Card, make sure you then register and activate your card online to access benefits.

*You will need to top up your card with a minimum of $5 to get started

Want to know more about Bee Card? Visit our Bee Card page or visit www.beecard.co.nz(external link)