We trust that the following will provide you with all the information you need to access Mount Eden Village. Should you wish to visit the mountain, please refer to the following document.
A guide to accessing Mt Eden Summit (pdf 519KB)
Commuting to Mt Eden Village is easy as there are two services available; a fast and regular commuter service and a scenic service that takes in the other suburbs and key destinations in Auckland.
Commuter service to and from Mt Eden Village
Departing at Downtown Britomart, Metro bus number 274 or 277 will take you from Downtown Britomart to Mt Eden Village return every 15 minutes, 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday. A Saturday, Sunday and Public holiday services is also available with buses leaving approximately every 30 minutes.
Mt Eden Village bus stops for commuter travel to and from Downtown Britomart – to travel north towards Downtown Britomart use stop 8513 located at 415 Mt Eden Rd. To travel to Mt Eden Village from Downtown CBD you will disembark in Mt Eden Village at stop 8510 located at 444 Mt Eden Rd serves south bound travellers heading towards Three Kings. Time table – Downtown to Mt Eden Rd and Three Kings return, click here to see the current time table
Journey Planner – click here to plan your trip to Mt Eden Village.
Scenic travel around Auckland
LINK Service – is an easy service to get around Auckland. There are three LINK services, Red, Green and Amber service each traveling clock wise and anti-clock wise.
City LINK – is a bright red bus that travels every 7-10 minutes around the inner CBD from Britomart to K'Rd to Wynyard Quarter. This service links to the green Inner LINK service at Britomart and K'Rd and also the amber Outer LINK service at Wellesley St.
Inner LINK – is a bright green bus that travels every 10 -15 minutes around the inner city. Stopping in Britomart, Parnell, Museum, Newmarket, K'Rd, Ponsonby Rd, Victoria Park and Albert St. This service links to the amber Outer LINK service at Parnell, Newmarket and Victoria Park.
Outer LINK – is a bright amber bus that travels every 15 minutes around Auckland's inner suburbs. Stopping in Wellesley St, Parnell, Newmarket, Epsom, Mt Eden, Balmoral, St Lukes, Mt Albert, MOTAT, Herne Bay and Three Lamps. This service links to both the red City LINK at Wellesley St and the green Inner LINK service at Parnell, Newmarket and Three Lamps.
Mt Eden Village bus stops for the Outer LINK service – to travel clockwise heading north towards Balmoral and St Lukes use bus stop 8515 located at 471 Mt Eden Rd and stop 8513 located at 417 Mt Eden Rd. To travel anti-clockwise heading south east towards Epsom and Newmarket use stop 8510 located at 444 Mt Eden Rd and stop 8512 located at 496 Mt Eden Rd.
LINK services - click here to download a brochure and time table for the City LINK, Inner LINK and Outer LINK bus services.
You can travel to Mt Eden Village by train using the Western line of the rail network servicing Auckland. To get from the Mt Eden Train station to Mt Eden Village you'll need to walk 88 metres to Mt Eden Rd and catch bus 274 at stop 8502 located at the corner of Enfield St and Mt Eden Rd. The bus will take approximately 5 minutes.
On a sunny day it's a pleasant 1.7 km walk to Mt Eden Village which will take you approximately 21 minutes and you can reward your efforts with a delicious coffee.
Auckland Train Network Map – click here to download a network map
Traveling to Mt Eden Village by car is very easy whether you are coming from a north, south, east or west direction.
Mt Eden Village is located in the middle of the Auckland area and using the motorway network getting to Mt Eden Village is simple.
South and East direction
Traveling from Auckland Airport along SH 20 and turn right into Mt Eden Rd and drive 15.5 km north and in 15 minutes you'll arrive in Mt Eden Village.
Traveling north from the Auckland Harbour Bridge along SH 1, take the Gillies Ave off ramp and turn right into Gillies Ave heading south. Turn right into Owens Rd continuing into Stokes Rd and arriving in Mt Eden Village which is a quick 13.6 km ride.
Travel east along SH 16, take the Newton Rd off ramp, turn right into Newton Rd to the intersection with Symonds St. Turn right into Symonds St and then left into Mt Eden Rd. Travel south along Mt Eden Rd for approximately 2.1 km and you will arrive at Mt Eden Village.
Mt Eden Village has a number of off street and on street parking options including mobility parking and a variety of timed parking options to meet your needs. Please be aware of where you are parking and the time needed to complete your visit. We encourage you to avoid earning yourself a parking ticket for overstaying the time allowance which will just spoil your visit to Mt Eden Village.
Bus Clearways – these operate in Mt Eden Village Monday to Friday between 7am to 9am and again at 4.30pn to 5.30pm. The Bus Clearways affect Mt Eden Rd and Stokes Rd only. Please note if you park your vehicle in the clearway during operational times, your vehicle will be towed away.
For a long visit – we would recommend parking in the Essex St car park located at 10 Essex St. There are 34 car parks in the Essex Rd Car Park and another mobility car parking space is also in this car park. The other option is to try the side streets with unrestricted on street parking.
For a medium visit – we would recommend you utilise the many on-street car parking spaces which are located in the side streets off Mt Eden Rd. Parking times in these streets vary between 30 minute to 160 minutes.
For a quick visit – we would recommend you utilise the on-street car parking on Mt Eden Rd. Both sides of Mt Eden Rd have a variety of parking times between 15 – 30 minutes.
Mobility parking – there are six mobility car parks located in Mt Eden Village at these addresses: two at 2 Ngauruhoe St, Newnham Lane, 1 Grange Rd, Essex Rd carpark and 1 Poronui St.
451 Mt Eden Rd outside Movie HQ
427 Mt Eden Rd outside Barfoot and Thomson
142 Mt Eden Rd outside the ASB
3 Oaklands Road outside the ASB Bank